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DevOps vs. Agile Development: What Methodology Is Right For You?

DevOps vs. Agile Development: What Methodology Is Right For You?

For business leaders looking to get a handle on the technical processes that drive their organization, collaboration is key.

That collaboration can take many forms, and for the uninitiated, approaches such as DevOps or agile development can be hard to grasp at a high level — and they may seem like the same thing.

But while they may do similar things, agile and DevOps have some notable differences, and their greatest power may emerge when they come together in one cultural piece.

DevOps is getting code released faster than ever. But security is lagging behind

DevOps is getting code released faster than ever. But security is lagging behind

DevSecOps tools are enabling developers to release new code faster than ever – yet testing, code review and disagreements over who is in charge of security remain sticking points within organizational teams, according to GitLab’s latest industry survey.

What Is DevOps, and How Can It Work for You?

What Is DevOps, and How Can It Work for You?

In the IT space, the buzzwords can be overwhelming — the acronyms, the shorthand, the metaphors. And making sense of those terms can feel dicey.

DevOps Institute: It's time to walk the walk and build a learning culture

DevOps Institute: It’s time to walk the walk and build a learning culture

Building a continuous learning culture is of key importance, and one of the top DevOps ways of working for 70% of respondents, according to the DevOps Institute’s third annual upskilling report. Additionally, 45% leaned toward a safety culture, the report said.

DevOps and agile still hindered by enterprise silos, inertia

DevOps and agile still hindered by enterprise silos, inertia

Twenty years after the Agile Manifesto was formulated, and 12 years after DevOps became a thing, both these inter-related philosophies are still works in progress — and for some enterprises, very slow works in progress. These methodologies have the potential to change the way software is designed and delivered, but it takes a great deal of organizational work to make them stick. What’s at issue? The long-sought agile and fast-sprinting agile approach to software may not be quite enterprise-ready, and that’s the challenge — particularly when game-changing initiatives are underway.

Moving from DevOps to CloudOps: The Four-Box Problem

Moving from DevOps to CloudOps: The Four-Box Problem

There have been problems with organizational silos forever, namely with siloed teams not working together well. That might be why siloes began. But one of the most common organizational disconnects I’ve seen over the past 5+ years is security teams versus developers. We called this the Two-Box Problem. 

How AIOps can transform IT management

How AIOps can transform IT management

As the world grapples with the impact of the Covid-19 health crisis, organizations are searching for ways to better manage competing network resources, growing user demands, complex troubleshooting challenges, new digital transformation initiatives and technologies, and more. Enterprises have always asked IT departments to do more with less, but today, administrators are redoubling their efforts to find effective ways to improve the network while reducing operational costs.

DevOps salaries are rising. Here's where they are growing fastest

DevOps salaries are rising. Here’s where they are growing fastest

DevOps professionals saw their salaries increase last year despite the economic crisis caused by COVID-19, as rapid digitization across industries put tech skills in high demand.

Report finds a rise in DevOps and cross-platform database use

Report finds a rise in DevOps and cross-platform database use

Nearly three-quarters of organizations have now adopted DevOps in some form and they have also increased the use of cross-platform databases, Redgate Software’s 2021 State of Database DevOps Report shows. Some 74% of respondents are now taking a DevOps approach to development, compared to just 47% when the report was first published five years ago, according to the report. Further, almost half of respondents said they use three or more databases, compared with the 30% who are only using one database platform.

2021 DevOps Predictions For The Software-Powered World

2021 DevOps Predictions For The Software-Powered World

The developer community has scaled quickly. Its presence and growth have driven change in many industries. Moving forward, I think we’ll see organizations pay more attention to developers and have a greater understanding of how important they are in decision making.