In the sixth part of his common sense software engineering series, blogger Steve Naidamast gives us a valuable lesson: although many technical managers avoid using Function Point Analysis, this gem is one of the primary foundations in actual software engineering for developing accurate and sustainable project timelines.
Banking is advancing at a rapid pace; customers are demanding a personalized experience any time any place through any device. If banks don’t keep up with this demand, many fin-tech start-ups will. To stay ahead in this race, ING has made advancing her IT capabilities in general and her analytical capabilities in particular one of her core strategies.
How can leading Web properties release a dozen versions of their Web apps per day? What are the methods and tools to increase the agility of developers? Where are the pitfalls and tradeoffs of existing solutions?
DevOps has arrived as a legitimate and mainstream means of delivering business value with IT. But by no means has the DevOps concept stopped changing. Kurt Milne examines the DevOps trends that are already on their way.
Java Champion and JAX Finance advisory board member Peter Lawrey talks about what programming trends are penetrating the Finance IT sector, and shares his opinion on the speed of streams and Java’s development under Oracle.
Leading IT innovators in finance and DevOps are set to convene in London for the JAX Finance and JAX DevOps conferences, running side by side in April 2016.
Hoshin Kanri is a Japanese managerial process that DevOpsDays London organiser Barry Chandler has recently discovered, and he wants the world to know how teaming it with DevOps can mean great things for enterprise organisations.
The transition to DevOps for many companies has been a successful move. However, now that the processes between development and operations are getting an overhaul, corporate culture has been left to its own, resulting in many burnt out developers.
“Culture is not important, but shared aesthetic is crucial” is the formula that J. Paul Reed follows for finding out what DevOps means to companies of all shapes and sizes. In his DevOpsCon 2015 Keynote in Munich, he hones in on what exactly that formula entails.
In the opening keynote at the DevOps Conference 2015 in Munich, John Willis from Docker provides an inventory of the DevOps movement from its beginnings in 2008/2009 up until the most recent DevOps Survey.
The positive change that DevOps brings for enterprise IT is becoming more and more obvious. And yet DevOps success doesn’t come easily. When it comes to implementing a DevOps approach together with Continuous Delivery, the key to success is trust and visibility.
How do you get started with DevOps? And more importantly when do you get started? DevOps pros Peter Roßbach (bee42 Solutions), Bethany Macri (Etsy), Paul Stack (OpenTable) and Sascha Möllering (Zanox AG) trade tips with Sebastian Meyen (S&S Media) in this video panel discussion.
Microservices are great – we can all agree. But there’s no doubting what level of complexity they bring to IT systems. “The problem is, we don’t understand the problem,” quotes software architect Peter Elger, who shows us the ways to fail fast and iterate rapidly with microservices.
DevOps is cool. Correction: DevOps is mainstream. Correction: DevOps has broken through the mainstream and is now quickly catching up on “Agile”, “Big Data” and the almighty “Cloud” as an excessively used buzzword. So how much substance is there to the hype of DevOps?