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The Hybrid Cloud and Why DevOps Teams Need Unified Stack Observability - DevOps.com

The modern data center is constantly evolving to keep up with the demands of always-on, anywhere computing. Long gone are the days of monolithic, …

Hybrid Clouds

Collaborative Agile Activities Reduce Silos and Align Perspectives

<b>Summary:</b> All members of an Agile team, regardless of design skills, can contribute to the design of a product or feature during the development …

How to Make Sure Agile Teams Can Work Together

Increasing volatility, uncertainty, growing complexity, and ambiguous information (VUCA) has created a business environment in which agile collaboration is more critical than ever. Organizations need to be continually on the lookout for new market developments and competitive threats, identifying …

Employment

Building Agile Organizations: Adapting Faster

Many organizations feel the need to be thinner, faster, stronger, more adaptable, more profitable, etc. The right toolset to get them to that outcome may not be intuitive or singular. Building organizational agility is a solid approach to help organizations develop the capacity to perpetually …

Agile Development

6 hacks to scale your DevOps success

So your team has a few successful apps under its belt, and executives have taken notice. Now they want you to spearhead a DevOps transformation …

Hacking

CloudBees brings governance and control to software delivery

While DevOps has enabled teams to achieve high velocity, speed is not going to help if teams don’t have a handle on their operations and process. …

San Francisco

10 Free Courses to Learn Docker for Programmers and DevOps Engineers

As the software development is moving towards automation, a good knowledge and experience about the Docker could be very valuable for your career, …

Red Hat

Azure DevOps - Why It's A Big Deal For Microsoft And The Community

Microsoft has recently announced the rebranding of Visual Studio Team Service (VSTS) to Azure DevOps. VSTS, an extension of Visual Studio – the flagship integrated development environment from Microsoft – enabled architects, developers, and testers to collaboratively design, develop and test …

Microsoft Visual Studio

NetOps (Almost) Meeting DevOps in the Automation Race

There is a common belief that in the race to automate the deployment pipeline (that's what's we call production these days) NetOps are far behind …

DevOps

How not to get started with devops—and how to do it right

Despite their reputation as laggards, large corporations are as obsessed with innovation as any startup. Blockchain, serverless computing, artificial …

Agile Development

Planning Doesn’t Have to Be the Enemy of Agile

Planning has long been one of the cornerstones of management. Early in the twentieth century Henri Fayol identified the job of managers as to plan, organize, command, coordinate, and control. The capacity and willingness of managers to plan developed throughout the century. Management by Objectives …

Agile Development

There is No Magic Recipe to Adopting DevOps - DevOps.com

Over the past five years, we have seen more and more organizations of every size trying to adopt DevOps practices. However, we’re still expecting …

DevOps

The 5 stages of DevOps evolution

In its annual State of DevOps Report, Puppet explains how companies can broadly adopt and grow DevOps best practices.<p>Combining development and …

DevOps

Using the 5 whys to find Change Management and DevOps impediments to Agile Transformation

Agile – DevOps – Organizational Change Management<p>Becoming more agile in your organization is not a simple change. It requires discipline, focus, and …

Project Management

Using the 5 whys to find Change Management and DevOps impediments to Agile Transformation - Part 2

Agile – DevOps – Organizational Change Management<p>Becoming more agile in your organization is not a simple change. It requires discipline, focus, and …

Test Driven Development

Top Tips for Junior Software Testers

I was interviewed recently for Searchability and alongside the questions about my career I was asked if I had any advice for junior testers new to …

Performance Testing

configuring nodes for Jenkins build slaves with docker

I've configured my Jenkins master to use docker and I can connect to docker, I've got a simple pipeline to test this:<p>When I instigate a build and …

DevOps

Why DevOps Still Needs Release Management

Release management entails planning, scheduling, and controlling a software build through different stages and environments. And it comes in many …

Project Management

Kanban Boards: How to Keep Track of Processes and People

Kanban boards can help you juggle everything that's in progress.<p>Episode #518<p>play pause<p>Listen<p>Kanban Boards: How to Keep Track of Processes and …

Project Management

Microsoft Azure Devops Services puts devops in the cloud

Microsoft has launched its Azure Devops platform, featuring a set of cloud-hosted services including CI/CD, testing, and kanban project boards. It is …

DevOps

How to become an agile CIO | Organization

<b>Architect/technology visionary</b><p>The CIO is in charge of IT strategy and the IT systems required to support the organization's unique objectives and …

Project Management

The impact of hybrid IT on accelerating application releases

Hybrid IT, now the new normal in enterprises, is driven by the combination of devops practices that demand elastic infrastructure, and business users …

DevOps

5 Competencies You Need to Succeed in DevOps and Beyond

DevOps (<b>dev</b>elopment and <b>op</b>eration<b>s</b>) is an enterprise software development phrase that is used to define an agile relationship between development and …

Project Management

Top Chrome Extensions for Software Testers

A web browser is a platform for cultivating information on the World Wide Web. With 59.69%, Chrome browser shares highest browser usage market …

Google

Atlassian launches Jira Ops for managing incidents

Atlassian today announced the first beta of a new edition of its flagship Jira project and issue tracking tool that is meant to help ops teams handle incidents faster and more efficiently.<p>Jira Ops integrates with tools like OpsGenie, PagerDuty, xMatters, Statuspage, Slack and others. Many teams …

Project Management

Top 5 Alternatives To GitHub

<i>Image Courtesy: flow.ci</i>In the past 10 years, GitHub repositories have been the most favourite among developers to share their code with the other …

GitHub

DevOps and containers: How to get connected

Enterprise app development is in the middle of a transition from the traditional world of the waterfall model to a more agile approach that …

Virtualization

Personal Kanban Part 1 — Why Todo-Lists don‘t work

As a CTO I have to handle dozens of tasks per week. Some of them are big, like digging into a new technology and others are tiny, like scanning …

Project Management

Tesla Has Applied Agile Software Development To Automotive Manufacturing

Software development used to be a long, drawn-out process, with teams of workers spending years if not decades to develop the next generation of the …

Project Management

Embedding Security into the DevOps Toolchain

Security teams need to let go of the traditional security stack, stop fighting DevOps teams, and instead jump in right beside them.

DevOps