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UrbanCode | Two wonderful testimonials about Urbancode - UrbanCode

SilverPop<p>What happens when production releases go from an all-day Saturday event requiring a small army to a push-button 5 minute process? More …

DevOps Application Release and Deploy for Managers: Returns from Making the ROI Case (Peter Spung)

[Note: This is the fifth blog post in a series intended to collect, discuss and refine the emerging management practices and guidance in the fast …

IBM Adoption of DevOps – The Journey Within

We’re approaching a tipping point at IBM with our internal adoption of DevOps practices. It was rather energizing for me as both a user and provider …

How to quantify downtime

<i>Calculating downtime's drag on productivity and profit can help make the case for network improvements.</i><p>A conservative estimate from Gartner pegs the …

DevOps Internal Success: IBM Global Technology Services

The Three Ways: The Principles Underpinning DevOps

In this blog post, I talk about the “Three Ways,” which are the principles that all of the DevOps patterns can be derived from, which we’re using in …

Project Management

Fidelity Worldwide Investment

DevOps isn't viable for enterprise? Tell that to IBM

There has been quite a bit of controversy lately over an article in the Wall Street Journal about whether or not DevOps was viable for enterprises. …

Wall Street

UrbanCode Video Blog 4 - Risk Calculus for Release Management

DevOps Application Release and Deploy for Managers: The Payoff is Worth the Pursuit (Peter Spung)

<b>Fide</b>lity Worldwide Investment was developing a new trading platform that would be the lifeblood of the organization. While Agile development was …

Five Top Tips for DevOps At Scale - DevOps.com

Since I published my blog explaining the topic of ‘Big DevOps’ late last year, the concept of Enterprise DevOps has exploded, with commentary, …

DevOps

DevOps in the Enterprise: My interview with Gene Kim

At the recent IBM Innovate conference I had the opportunity to interview DevOps guru Gene Kim. Gene was there as the keynote speaker at the …

Agile Enterprise Architecture Finally Crosses the Chasm

In my first article for <i>Forbes</i>, I asked whether Enterprise Architecture (EA) was completely broken. My conclusion: executives seeking digital transformations of their organizations require a more agile approach to architecture than traditional EA has been able to offer. Instead, architects must …

Applying Lean and DevOps for better business outcomes (The Invisible Thread)

In this post I would like to take a look at DevOps through a ‘Lean’ lens. If one takes a look at the principles behind DevOps, one sees the roots of …

assessment tool for DevOps practices (The Invisible Thread)

In the white paper, “Adopting IBM’s approach to continuous software delivery,” I discussed an adoption framework for iteratively introducing new …

Efficiency and Effectiveness Made With DevOps (The Invisible Thread)

Most teams and organizations waste 40% or more of their resources. In larger enterprises and in organizations with compliance requirements, the ratio …