Adding compliance assurance into DevOps practices to ship software faster with less risk

Software-based services — apps! — are now the primary way a company connects with customers. A company’s best chance in competing for a larger piece of the market is by shipping software faster. Teams need to continuously deliver infrastructure to run applications, regardless of location or computing environment. But companies can’t ship software faster if […]

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Building vertically integrated software delivery teams through DevOps

When software is what creates the relationship between customers and business then those businesses have to compete for market share by continuously updating and improving their software. And as customer expectations evolve and cycle times shrink, how fast a business can make changes relies on their ability for teams — the business function, developers, operations […]

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Delivering the Continuous Enterprise with Agile, Lean, and DevOps (ALDO) practices

At Chef we work with teams of developers and operators in the largest enterprises in the world. They are all challenged to keep up with today’s customer expectations which — in digital transformation terms — means shipping ideas faster. They feel they’re striking a delicate and increasingly difficult balance of quality versus speed when they […]

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Bringing IT Talent to Equifax

As with every software-driven company, Equifax has challenges finding enough qualified people to fill its IT engineering positions. It’s especially difficult to find engineers who are familiar with modern approaches to infrastructure and application deployment such as automation, continuous delivery, and DevOps culture. Jim Grill, Senior Director of IT Software Engineering and Automation at Equifax, […]

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DevOps is all about collaboration

Collaboration is the latest enterprise buzzword. Collaboration applications like Slack, Atlassian HipChat, Microsoft Teams and Facebook Workplace didn’t even exist 10 years ago. Now it seems there are more collaboration tools than we know what to do with. And every enterprise talks about the need for collaboration; Harvard Business Review even released a recent study […]

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Automating Compliance at Equifax

We’re continuing our series of Skills Library articles spotlighting Equifax’s use of Chef and DevOps to drive real outcomes for both its IT operations, and business as a whole. Read the first article here, the second article here, and read on below for an overview of the third article. Equifax Inc. is a global leader […]

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Automating compliance for financial services

We’ve been talking about the importance of incorporating compliance into your development workflow for a while now. With Chef Automate, we’ve delivered an enterprise-grade solution for turning compliance policy into code. We’ve written a whitepaper, recorded a webinar, and created a tutorial and documentation that all detail how you can integrate compliance into your deployment […]

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Chef and DevOps at Equifax

Equifax Inc. is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions that provide businesses of all sizes and consumers with insight and information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 820 million consumers and 91 million businesses worldwide. Equifax has been using Chef since April 2014. It’s critical to […]

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