DevOps has cultural change at its core but sometimes organizations find it hard to grasp the importance of the cultural aspect of DevOps. We invited Helen Beal, Head of DevOps at Ranger4 and speaker at JAX DevOps 2017 to talk about the contributing methodologies that converge and combine to drive DevOps evolution and to weigh in on the steps for DevOps success.
How important is culture in a DevOps context? Can we measure the degree of a company’s „DevOpsness“? We invited Nicole Forsgren, founder and CEO at DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) and speaker at Software Architecture Summit to talk about the facets of DevOps and weigh in on the challenges that companies face when they want to adopt DevOps.
The benefits companies can derive from implementing Continuous Delivery (CD) initiatives are tangible. In this article, DevOps influencer Sunil Mavadia points out the elements that lead to a more effective Continuous Delivery solution.
They say “a picture is worth a thousand words” but can we trap the essence of DevOps in an infographic? Sure we can. In this infographic, Pavan Belagatti analyzes last year’s DevOps trends and sums up its trajectory.
“DevOps only happens when you remove the friction and waste of the hierarchical silos —which is why we need a common business goal.” Greg Bledsoe, Managing Consultant at Accenture, spoke to JAXenter editor Hartmut Schlosser at DevOpsCOn 2016 about the essence of DevOps and the key problems that inhibit DevOps adoption.
Measuring the Return on Investment (ROI) from DevOps is critical to convince organizations which are falling behind that they can still shift course, transform and head to the IT future. It is also essential for companies that are embracing the industry’s forward movement, so they know if they’re on the right track and can keep turbo-charging their DevOps efforts.
“Worked fine in dev — ops problem now” is a rather common one-liner but it’s also true. Mitigating the ‘fight’ between Dev and Ops is no easy job but that’s where DevOps comes into play. In this post, Pavan Belagatti explains the meaning of green DevOps.
How does DevOps fit into the world of finance? Can the cultural shift help the financial service industry to deliver software faster? And, more importantly, what’s in it for financial professionals?
DevOps, once a small cultural movement, is driving demand for experienced professionals who can improve IT agility as they try to move at “cloud speed”. Mark Hinkle, VP at The Linux Foundation, talks about what’s next for the effort to improve coordination between software developers and operations personnel.
The countdown for JAX DevOps 2017 has begun. If you would like to dive deeper into topics such as container technologies, cloud platforms, Continuous Delivery, Microservices and Agile processes, this is your chance to hear top experts talk about the latest trends in this growing culture. Hurry up and save up to £200 – Very Early Bird expires in two days!
Some people call DevOps a cultural professional movement; when they think of the magic bullet, they believe that the one way to do it is this: “I buy myself this DevOps solution” – it never really works. JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to Damon Edwards at DevOpsCon 2016 about the state of DevOps. He debunked the myth that DevOps is a magic bullet and explained why operations are squeezed the way they are today.
More than 50 percent of GitHubers are working remotely so it is essential that they share the same values that everybody agrees upon. JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to GitHub’s Marko Berkovic and Matthias Wiesen at DevOpsCon 2016 about the company culture(s), the challenges to enforce it and the tips to make remote teams work.
DevOps has gone mainstream; everyone is talking about it, every company is trying to do it and every manager is trying to be successful at it. But for that to happen, we need to fully understand the facets of this buzzword and make sure we are truly ready to embrace it. This JAX Magazine issue is packed with goodies — it’s our treat!