#devops

True or false: Every company is a software company

Why finance needs to adopt a DevOps culture

Today’s conventional wisdom says that in the digital age every company is a software company. But are they really? In this article, Richard Gall explains how finance professionals can adopt a DevOps culture.

7 DevOps metrics to the rescue!

How well-defined metrics enhance DevOps success

How can you tell if a DevOps initiative is succeeding? After all, there are no standardized benchmarks. Savaram Ravindra explains what kind of metrics you should measure your DevOps approach to and judge its success that way.

Engineers need to embrace polyglotism

Why Python is a crucial part of the DevOps toolchain

DevOps is built for agility and handling change. In this year’s Skill Up survey, Packt found that Python is one of the primary languages used by DevOps engineers. In this article, Richard Gall explores why Python is such a popular part of the DevOps toolchain.

Interview with Matthew Skelton

DevOps: “Collaboration comes with a cost”

Instead of a very simplistic approach, we need to look for collaboration and interaction patterns that work in different contexts. Collaboration comes with a cost but it produces very good results. However, sometimes it’s better to deliberately introduce a kind of boundary between teams. JAXenter editor Hartmut Schlosser talked to Matthew Skelton at DevOpsCon 2016 about the need for collaboration and what goes into good team structures.

Face it — The left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing

DevOps is fragmented, it’s time to unify the bits and pieces

When companies initially decide to embrace DevOps, they feel good and confident about it, but they all find it hard when they really start working on it. The reason for this is simple: DevOps is fragmented, and the only folks who understood this were the early adopters and leaders such as Netflix, Amazon, Facebook, etc. What’s left to be done?

Benchmarks are important

Measuring DevOps: The key metrics that matter

What are some of the key KPIs and best practices for determining the business value of your DevOps transformation? Where should you focus on next on your path of Continuous Improvement? In this post, JAX London speaker Anders Wallgren explains why measurement and metrics are a key tenant of any DevOps transformation.

A brighter DevOps future

The 4 roles of DevOps leadership

There’s no magic wand to make a company become better at DevOps. Leadership from management is necessary. In this article, Anton Weiss goes over the history of DevOps, what makes a good leader, and how managers can lead their teams towards a better and brighter DevOps future.