DevOps: From Unicorns to Mainstream

Forrester IT

As organizations transition, DevOps, formally the purview of unicorns, is now transitioning to mainstream. Our recent research confirms that I&O professionals are actively building and updating their practices to bridge the remaining divide from Agile to DevOps. DevOps.

2018: The Year Of Enterprise DevOps

Forrester IT

Earlier in the year, we declared 2017 to be the year of DevOps and I am pleased to say, “we were right!!” With our data confirming that 50% of organizations are implementing DevOps, DevOps has reached “Escape Velocity”[1].

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Executives Over Estimate DevOps Maturity

Forrester IT

2017 is the year of DevOps! The team here at Forrester is seeing this momentum grow every day with increased inquiries, solution proliferation and a growing number of calls from executives on scaling from DevOps pilots to the enterprise.

DevOps has reached critical mass, CIOs need to get on board

Forrester IT

DevOps is one of the most powerful weapons that CIOs have in their arsenal. DevOps unites the entire enterprise in delivering business transformation with superior customer experience. In order to unlock the promise of DevOps, CIOs must lead the call for cultural change. DevOps.

DevOps, No Longer Just For “Unicorns”

Forrester IT

The born-digital "unicorn" companies such as Etsy, Google and Netflix, are pioneers of modern DevOps, but BT leaders at companies of all ages, sizes, and types are now eagerly pursuing the same principles. [i] i] The pressure for speed and quality is DevOps becoming pivotal for all organizations. For example, KeyBank are leveraging DevOps to quickly deliver business new customer capability using streamlined coordination between application development and operations. DevOps.

DevOps and the Mainframe, A perfect match?

Forrester IT

Read more Categories: DevOps. DevOps I&O transformation IT Infrastructure Systems of innovation cloud digital disruptionDid someone forget to tell the mainframe it was irrelevant? For many years, the much lauded death of the mainframe has been espoused by many pundits. Many believed the end of the mainframe would be further accelerated with the rapid growth of cloud adoption.

Doing cloud computing? You need devops, too

David Linthicum

I’ve gone from recommending that you should have devops to you must have devops. There are two fundamental reasons why cloud computing and devops are necessary complements. What is devops? Also: InfoWorld explains monitoring in the age of devops. ]. First, the public clouds are all about automation, and so is devops. At least, if a public cloud is in your future. Discover how to transform software development.

Continuous Delivery and Release Automation – Critical To DevOps Success

Forrester IT

agile chief information officer (CIO) cloud computing continuous delivery development & operations (DevOps) infrastructure & operations Uncategorized Agile Automation CICD DevOps Orchestration Quality Robert Stroud VelocityI am seeing more and more inquiries focused on driving business transformation where the transformation depends on software and business technology.

DevOps and security

IT Toolbox

Newly qualified DevOps are generally unprepared for security-related issues

2015 Digital Transformation Formula := Agile + DevOps + Data Science -> Culture Changes

Social, Agile and Transformation

On the engineering front, transformation requires more collaborative and agile practices, so I completed a number of posts on Agile and introduced several posts on DevOps. agile data agile planning agile software development big data cio data scientist DevOps digital transformation future of work innovation organizational change

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Accelerating DevOps with the Cloud using Microsoft Azure and Friends: The Series

IT Pros Rock!

Have you heard about DevOps? Over the past few years, DevOps has emerged as a trend to help organizations evolve to better collaborate between development and operations teams for addressing these solution delivery challenges. Step-by-Step: Follow us to DevOps with the Cloud.

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Agile Plus DevOps Is Slowly But Steadily Reaching Enterprise Scale

Forrester IT

Agile is still alive and well and in demand, according to Forrester’s Agile adoption panel. This year, our biannual survey tracking the health of Agile initiatives focused on the main challenge: Agile at scale.

DevOps Has Reached “Escape Velocity”, CIO’s Need To Get Onboard!

Forrester IT

Leveraging practices such as Lean and Agile, smaller changes, automated pipelines and product centric teams, DevOps is transitioning from unicorns and small projects to company-wide initiatives. DevOps. Agile BizDevOps CIO DevOps DevOps2.0

DevOps practitioners open up about enterprise adoption challenges

Computer Weekly

Ahead of next week’s DevOps Enterprise Summit in London, practitioners have warned enterprises to stop thinking of DevOps as something only Silicon Valley firms and startups can do successfully

DevOps and Hybrid Infrastructure Synergy

Cloud Musings

(This post first appeared in IBM's Point B and Beyond ) The definition of DevOps emphasizes collaboration and communication between software developers and other IT professionals while automating the software delivery and infrastructure change process.

Welcome to 2017: The year of #DevOps

Forrester IT

We are eager to announce a beacon of light to help penetrate the post-holiday fog: Forrester's DevOps Benchmark Survey for 2017 is officially live! Led by myself and Researcher Elinor Klavens , this benchmark survey serves as the backbone for a large portion of our DevOps research, facilitating the identification and tracking of trends and supporting our research including predictions for the future. DevOps. Agile Automation BizDevOps DevOps IT Infrastructure cloud

Why Agile Development Should Not Own DevOps

Social, Agile and Transformation

Thanks to Ramon Monteiro @ivisualize for developing this cool visual depicting my last post on The Key to aligning Agile Dev and Stable Ops to a Successful DevOps Transformation. While agile development teams continue to iterate and improve applications for the Business, and Ops insures that systems are stable and reliable, the CIO leads the entire IT organization through a DevOps transformation.

Velocity Mandates DevOps And Continuous Deployment

Forrester IT

DevOps. Agile DevOps IT Infrastructure cloud computing continuous deployment velocityToday's customers, products, business operations, and competitors are fundamentally digital. Succeeding in this new era mandates everyone constantly reinvent their businesses as fundamentally digital. You have two choices, · become a digital predator; or. · become digital prey.

10 ways to Enable QA in Agile and DevOps Teams

Social, Agile and Transformation

Last year I published a post, DevQOps - Giving QA a Seat at the DevOps and Digital Transformation Table acknowledging that when organizations investing more in application development have to consider the increase in skill and investment required for testing activities. In my talk last week at AllDayDevOps, I reminded DevOps practitioners that QA is still a critical discipline within DevOps. agile software development DevOps organizational change software qa

Barriers to enterprise adoption of DevOps

Computer Weekly

As enterprises join the continuous delivery movement, we look at some of the challenges to DevOps adoption

DevOps in the public sector: Assessing the challenges and the benefits

Computer Weekly

Public sector IT leaders trying to transform the way their organisation works using DevOps talk about the challenges they face

Who Owns DevOps???

Social, Agile and Transformation

cio DevOps it management organizational change An agile development team is humming along, maturing its practice, putting out regularly scheduled application releases, improving quality, and making business users happy. Then, something happens. Maybe the infrastructure needs an upgrade or needs to scale. Maybe there is a difficult to diagnose performance issue. Or maybe, the business and development teams are looking to deploy a new.

Accelerating DevOps with the Cloud using Microsoft Azure and Friends: The Series

IT Pros Rock!

Have you heard about DevOps? Over the past few years, DevOps has emerged as a trend to help organizations evolve to better collaborate between development and operations teams for addressing these solution delivery challenges. Step-by-Step: Follow us to DevOps with the Cloud.

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Ten Ways To Improve IT Culture with Agile, DevOps, Data, and Collaboration

Social, Agile and Transformation

agile software development big data cio DevOps it management leadership organizational change product management Over the last decade I''ve had the privilege of working with several IT teams that transformed themselves from minimal credibility with the business to delivering award winning customer facing products while improving other IT business services.

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Driving an Agile and DevOps Culture that Delivers Business Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

Thanks to the team at All Day DevOps for giving me the opportunity to speak about this critical topic on the intersection of agile, devops, culture and business transformation.

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Fast-Start DevOps FedRAMP Based Solution

CTOvision

CMA has announced their launch of a Fast-Start DevOps (Platform)-as-a-Service [DaaS] solution through the CMA NIH CIO-CS Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). The result is a DevOps environment that streamlines the rapid development and deployment of new applications while meeting Federal Organization’s security and production requirements. CMA’s DevOps-as-a-Service Solution [DaaS] addresses the challenge of delivering value and results in days instead of months.

Can DevOps deliver on digital potential?

Computer Weekly

DevOps and agile methodologies are seen as key ingredients of digital initiatives. Computer Weekly looks at the management challenges

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DevOps done right: Creating a collaborative and supportive business culture

Computer Weekly

Cultivating a supportive and collaborative business culture is considered central to getting DevOps to take hold in an organisation. We take a look at what this entails

DevOps a black hole for security

Computer Weekly

Venafi extends its security platform to help security teams support DevOps in using secure TLS keys and certificates quickly and easily

The 3 big speed bumps to devops in the cloud

David Linthicum

Devops and cloud—both concepts are hot, for good reason. Let’s take a look at the current state of devops and cloud, and how they fit into today’s technology sets. Devops provides an approach and a group of technologies that help enterprise developers do a better, faster job of creating applications. It also eliminates the barriers between development and operations (thus the name “devops”). From IDEs to test frameworks: Must-have devops tools for Windows admins. |

So, You Want a Career in DevOps?

Data Center Knowledge

If you don’t enjoy that intensity, DevOps may be your personal hell. It’s a high-pressure, unrelenting, unpredictable environment. Read More. Industry Perspectives

DevOps skills shortages hit enterprise digital transformation efforts

Computer Weekly

Enterprises face challenges when recruiting and retaining experienced DevOps practitioners as demand for agile experts soars

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DevQOps - Giving QA a Seat at the DevOps and Digital Transformation Table

Social, Agile and Transformation

After all, if more organizations are looking to achieve continuous delivery, why are we not talking about the critical role QA plays in a DevOps transformation? agile software development cio DevOps digital transformation organizational changeI was surprised over the lackluster response to my last post, Why a QA Practice Is Critical to Long Term Success.