Automating routine, boring tasks sounds great. Automation promises to rid developers of scutwork and let them focus on the meaty details. However, as Oren Eini explains, this is a snare that causes more problems than it solves.
The Atlassian Summit is behind us but now’s the perfect time to roll out the interviews with Atlassian executives. We talked to Sid Suri, Head of IT Strategy at Atlassian about everything DevOps, including pillars such as monitoring and automation, the importance of Ops and more.
From the principle of Getting Things Done, to DevOps and agile practices, automation is the number one word in everyone’s mouth. Here we take a look at the most interesting results of The Pervasive Automation Report by Puppet and how the picture of automation adoption among enterprises looks like.
A crucial part of microservices is automation. Being able to “set it and forget it” makes it easier for teams to release production ready applications on time. However, recent research shows that manual deployment causes significant delays in the deployment release schedule.
Automation is the arm capable of doing actions but you also need eyes and a brain — like in the human body
Massimo Ferrari, Management Strategy Director at Red Hat believes that automation is one of the most powerful technologies in IT. Should we embrace automation or should we fight it? What are its advantages, disadvantages and misconceptions? Is automation alone enough to steer the digital transformation journey in the right direction? Let’s find out!
Anyone with at least some experience in programming will want to take advantage of the robot programming trend. In this article, tech writer Rick Delgado talks about the impact of automation on jobs and weighs in on the skills programmers should have in order to fit into this scenario.
Many people are worried about the rise of smart machines and the impact this may have on paid employment. Several recently-published books, including Brynjolfsson and McAfee’s The Second Machine Age and Martin Ford’s The Rise of the Robots have forecast widespread technological unemployment over the next half century. We talked to John Danaher, lecturer in Law, NUI Galway and W-JAX speaker, about the role of automation and the skill sets we might need in the future.