Agile, DevOps, and COVID-19

Forrester IT

Every other Friday, we have a meeting of the “DevOps Theme Team,” a group of Forrester analysts focused on next generation IT management approaches. We talk about Agile and DevOps, of course, but also extend into related areas like portfolio management and security.

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Yet More DevOps Trends (2020)

Forrester IT

So, we issued our 2020 DevOps predictions. Here are some of the additional trends Forrester is tracking in DevOps for 2020: The end of plan/build/run and stage gates. We were limited in number and format and there were a lot of great ideas.

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Predictions 2020: Three Big Changes In Store For DevOps

Forrester IT

DevOps teams will see some new trends in 2020 that will impact their work in GRC, introduce new tools, and bring additional business value. Learn more from Forrester Principal Analyst Charles Betz.

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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.

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Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

To do this, you've learned a wide variety of techniques and methodologies - SCRUM, Kanban, TDD, DevOps, self-organized teams, and much more.

The Secret to DevOps Success

CEB IT

Richard, an infrastructure and operations (I&O) leader at a large manufacturing organization, has been tasked by his CIO to develop an DevOps initiative to help the company better scale its software releases and updates. Gartner predicts that through 2022, 75% of DevOps initiatives will fail to meet expectations due to issues around organizational learning and change. Organizational learning and change are key to allowing DevOps to flourish.

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3 devops and cloud computing myths debunked

David Linthicum

The global devops market size should reach $12.85 Also on InfoWorld: 3 ways to kick off a devops program ]. I’m not sure that much devops would occur without cloud computing. Thus devops and cloud can support the business at the “speed of need.” billion by 2025. This according to a study by Grand View Research, predicting an 18.6 percent compound annual growth rate during the forecast period.

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Six DevOps Misconceptions Debunked

Information Week

The road to DevOps success is littered with myths and misconceptions. Here are the largest potholes you need to avoid

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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.

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Webinar Recap: DevOps for the Oracle Ecosystem

Flexagon

The following is a summary of the information covered in the webinar: DevOps for the Oracle Ecosystem, which can be accessed here. Three critical DevOps processes include build automation, The post Webinar Recap: DevOps for the Oracle Ecosystem appeared first on Flexagon.

3 tips for container devops in the cloud

David Linthicum

Devops in the cloud is all the rage. Some of us have been mixing devops, containers, and the cloud for a few years now.

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DevOps Enterprise Summit – London

Linux Academy

This year, instead of attending DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES) North America, our team will be traveling to DOES in London! After a long day at the DevOps Enterprise Summit, we are gathering for an hour of networking and fun. AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional Level.

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.

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What is DevOps in 5 Minutes with @NYIke

Social, Agile and Transformation

Agile without DevOps can lead to conflict where agile teams want to deploy frequently but are slowed down by operations that preserve reliability over speed. agile software development DevOps digital transformation executive presentations it management software development software qa

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DevOps Best Practices: 5 Key Performance Indicators

Flexagon

Tracking metrics to measure performance is a fundamental best practice of DevOps. After all, how can you know if DevOps is working, or measure progress toward goals, without benchmarking and tracking metrics? Deployment Strategies DevOps best practices kpi mttd mttr

DevOps, Invest For Velocity And Quality!

Forrester IT

DevOps provides your business leaders, enterprise architects, developers and I&O leaders a philosophy to achieve, not only the velocity that customers desire but also drive innovation and enforces quality. The company is undergoing a major digital transformation in which DevOps is a primary driver supporting their transformation. ING CIO Ron van Kemenade has initiated DevOps as the vehicle to aggressively support ING's evolving customer needs. DevOps.

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Devops is mandatory for multicloud deployments

David Linthicum

However, the survey finds that only 39 percent of the respondents have implemented devops processes and tool chains. From a devops perspective, 51 percent of respondents use multicloud to cultivate a flexible infrastructure that supports agile application deployments. A survey of 1,106 business and technology executives published by the IBM Institute for Business Value, finds that 85 percent of companies are already operating in multicloud environments.

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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

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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.

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Tooling up for DevOps

Computer Weekly

As organisations look to DevOps for continuous development, delivery and integration of business functions, careful control is crucial

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5 New Ways DevOps Will Leverage the Cloud

Information Week

It's impossible to know what the future will bring for DevOps in the cloud, but the areas highlighted here are sure to play a role

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7 Required DevOps Practices Before Increasing Deployment Frequencies

Social, Agile and Transformation

In my last post, I shared 7 Prerequisites on Whether to Improve Deployment Frequencies with DevOps. I firmly believe that CI/CD is not enough to support stable releases and also shared 5 pre-deployment priorities for Agile DevOps teams.

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DevOps The Code To Delivering With Velocity, Quality And Agility

Forrester IT

To achieve velocity, organizations are turning to DevOps in their cultural and technology transformation. In my recent report, " How To Deliver Services With Quality, Agility, And Value ," I look at these issues and discuss how to pragmatically assess your DevOps journey. I&O pros must also use benchmarks to assess their progress and to maintain or adjust their current DevOps competencies accordingly. DevOps.

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6 Tips to Select the Right DevOps Software

Flexagon

DevOps adoption is growing across businesses in all industries, mainly due to the wide array of benefits that DevOps can provide. The post 6 Tips to Select the Right DevOps Software appeared first on Flexagon.

7 Lessons on Maturing DevOps in Enterprises

Social, Agile and Transformation

If you are trying to implement devops in a larger IT organization, please give a listen to my recent podcast on Gigaom's Voices in DevOps A Conversation with Isaac Sacolick. DevOps largely came from startups that wanted to break the cultural and practice separation between Dev and Ops.

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Microsoft describes its own DevOps journey

CTOvision

So they, perhaps more than any other type of organization, need DevOps methodologies to keep development and operations efforts on track, pumping out releases with blinding frequency, while keeping teams in constant sync. In this cloud-drenched era, software vendors have evolved from code-and-ship operations into 24×7 data center operators.

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Are You On An Agile+DevOps Journey? Don’t Miss Out On Continuous Testing Services!

Forrester IT

The most dangerous parallel initiatives are those where, on one side, they are changing their development teams to become more Agile, but a separate initiative in the same enterprise exists where their Operations folks are running a development and operations (DevOps) transformation. DevOps.

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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.

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Next Phase of DevOps: Upskilling for Processes and Humanity

Information Week

As DevOps matures, so too must the skills required to drive future phases of transformation

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Mainframe developers get boost from BMC acquisition of Compuware

Forrester IT

application development & delivery development & operations (DevOps) digital transformation Agile + DevOps Agile at Scale DevOps MainframeDevOpsMarch 2, 2020 BMC acquires Compuware.

DevOps Best Practices for 2020 and Beyond

Flexagon

The number of companies that are implementing, or planning to implement DevOps practices is growing, with interest in DevOps nearly doubling over the last 12 months, according to Google Trends[1]. The post DevOps Best Practices for 2020 and Beyond appeared first on Flexagon.

Learn DevOps by Doing with New DevOps Hands-On Training!

Linux Academy

DevOps has become an integral part of the cloud – in Google Cloud , AWS , and Azure. Job sites are exploding with employers looking for professionals with DevOps skills and experience. Our new DevOps training courses will help you get there. Ready to learn DevOps by doing?

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DevOps: Risk Management Perspective

Information Week

As a concept, DevOps is designed to help with risk management, but when you are launching a DevOps initiative, risk management techniques come in handy

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Empowering IT: Revealing a More Powerful DevOps Strategy

Social, Agile and Transformation

I like to ask DevOps teams and engineers what should be a simple question, "What is your devops strategy and what are your priorities?" The answer I get is often a mix of what they are working on now (often CI/CD) and a word or two about the importance of a DevOps culture.

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Effective Metrics Are Critical For DevOps and Agile Success

Forrester IT

DevOps. Agile Agile Testing BizDevOps DevOps IT Infrastructure Robert Stroud automated deployment automated testing cloud cloud computing metricsIn the days of old, not very long ago, release cycles were measured in years --organizations were using "on-time" and "on-budget" as the mantra for project efficacy. Business today is compelled to deliver business technology in cycles of hours, or days.

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Nine Best Practices For Integrating Application Security Testing Into DevOps

CTOvision

Read Ruslan Desyatnikov list nine best practices for integrating application security testing into DevOps on Forbes : The software community is on the brink of accelerating changes as DevOps practices, agile development methodologies and AI gradually, but surely, phase out legacy approaches.

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8 Challenges DevOps Faces Today

Information Week

DevOps adoption is growing - and facing some growing pains

Q&A: DevOps Institute's Jayne Groll on the Future of DevOps

Information Week

The Interop 2019 speaker discusses ways that enterprises explore DevOps, the skills gap, and the rise of security as code

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The Challenges and Rewards of Adopting DevOps

Information Week

DevOps is a journey without a destination. As new tools and practices develop, DevOps will continue to evolve

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DevOps and security

IT Toolbox

Newly qualified DevOps are generally unprepared for security-related issues

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Velocity with quality mandates a model based approach to ARA tools and DevOps

Forrester IT

DevOps velocity mandates change velocity. The automation of the process known as Application Release Automation (ARA) is one of the critical impediments in the DevOps journey for I&O organizations today. DevOps. ARA Tools Agile Application Release Automation Automation DevOps IT Infrastructure Models cloud computing

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Predictions 2020: 3 Big Changes In Store For DevOps

Forrester IT

In this blog, I want to discuss what we’re predicting in the area of DevOps for 2020, and as a bonus, look at some trends that didn’t quite make the cut as predictions.

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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.

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