Category: devops

Transforming DevOps With Human-In-The-Loop Automation

Transforming DevOps With Human-In-The-Loop Automation

As of 2019, Deloitte found that 58% of the organizations they surveyed have already started using some form of technology to automate business processes. Oftentimes, automation is touted as a complete solution for managing the complex software stacks of today. However, automation can be difficult because it requires working around a variety of third-party systems and APIs,…
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Why financial services is turning to DevOps

Why financial services is turning to DevOps

Major financial services firms are turning to devops practices to enable faster, more stable software releases in the race to keep up with quickly changing customer expectations and a competitive assault from a new breed of fintech challengers.

Lessons from the DevOps shop floor

Lessons from the DevOps shop floor

DevOps – Recently I’ve been investigating just how much time and effort companies put into building, configuring, using and maintaining their messaging middleware environments. And here’s what I’ve discovered.

Why No One Understands Agile, SCRUM & DevOps & Why Perfect Technology Abstractions Are Sure To Fail

Why No One Understands Agile, SCRUM & DevOps & Why Perfect Technology Abstractions Are Sure To Fail

Whether it’s Agile, DevOps, SCRUM, enterprise architecture, digital transformation or even cloud computing, we always wax poetic about how they will save a fortune, generate new revenue and, OMG, change everything. Technologists write business cases, sell them to non-technology executives and then proceed with unjustified optimism. This time it’s Agile methodology and its cousins SCRUM and DevOps.

6 Lessons IT Security Can Learn From DevOps

6 Lessons IT Security Can Learn From DevOps

DevOps has largely taken over the enterprise software development world. The mashup of software development and IT operations has brought faster software releases and more responsive application development to many organizations. And we know the big question left on everyone’s minds: What lessons can IT security learn from all of this?

Let's use DevOps thinking to make machine learning fit easier into your it environment

Let’s use DevOps thinking to make machine learning fit easier into your it environment

DevOps – That useful approach is MLOps, a proven method for improving collaboration and communication between data scientists and IT professionals to help better manage the ML production lifecycle.

Top 5 benefits of DevOps

Top 5 benefits of DevOps

Speed, quality, trust, and adaptability are just some of the ways DevOps improve business operations. Tom Merritt lists five benefits of DevOps. DevOps. You hear about it a lot. It’s supposedly the combination of your developers with your operations, so software development with IT with the promise of making it all better. Lots of people…
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Why DevOps Is An Attractive Target For Cybercrime Syndicates

Why DevOps Is An Attractive Target For Cybercrime Syndicates

DevOps – Late in the month of September 2019, Avast detected an intrusion into its network through a temporary VPN profile. It is believed that this was an attempt to use malware to infect the CCleaner software owned by Avast. CCleaner is a utility that many companies use to remove malware from systems. Cybercrime syndicates…
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Let's use DevOps thinking to make machine learning fit easier into your it environment

Three Tools That Will Enable Your Team To Leverage DevOps Methods

DevOps – Almost 20 years ago, I worked at a company that did source code management with zipped files passed around via email at the end of every day. We crossed our fingers that there weren’t going to be any dependency issues. This might (read as: should) sound laughable today, but my personal experience tells…
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The ultimate benefit of DevOps: freeing developers to be developers

The ultimate benefit of DevOps: freeing developers to be developers

‘We want developers to spend their best energies solving the business problem, not on a mat trying to figure out how to put the plumbing together’ DevOps may be about rapid, well-timed software releases, but perhaps the most compelling benefit may be what it does for developers’ psyches. That’s the word from Gene Kim, noted…
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