Managing DevOps Teams (new rules for radical management)

Last week, Jamie Bright published the blog post, “Why DevOps is for everyone, not just a single team.” It’s a great read, and this line, “Collaboration and communication, core tenants of DevOps, are critical to building and maintaining a company equipped to meet modern customer needs for efficiency and speed,” reminded me of the important […]

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Continuous Automation: Managing Hybrid Infrastructure in a DevOps World

The increasing pace of infrastructure technology innovations–the shift to virtual, cloud, containers, and microservices–has changed the meaning of the word “hybrid”. Automation and management solutions that only address one particular infrastructure type or deployment architecture may be well-suited to practices today, but they’re likely to become opinionated relics that reflect the practices of their time. […]

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Quantifying DevOps Outcomes: Efficient Service Stability

Last week, we hosted a live webinar, “Efficient Service Stability” – the final episode in our four part short-form, interactive series, “Quantifying DevOps Outcomes.” For me, this series has been a fun improv exercise in working with audience feedback to figure out where we should focus our time together. Your feedback in these webinars has helped […]

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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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