"DevOps will be defined by three key trends in the year ahead -- cloud, DevSecOps, and AI...
"DevOps is no longer a fringe movement."
That's the word from Wesley Pullen, chief DevOps strategist at Electric Cloud, in a presentation at the recent DevOps Enterprise Summit. There are now enough proof points on implementations to justify DevOps to senior executives as a strategy for attaining competitive advantage, he explains. 'This is serious. This is a major competitive advantage for companies who start to adopt this -- not only at a team level, but also corporate wide'..."
"It doesn't take long to lay the foundation for an agile enterprise. Get the initiative going and sort out the bumps along the way.
Lifting a DevOps initiative off the ground in only a month may sound like a tall order, but a growing number of organizations are beginning to appreciate the focus, responsiveness and flexibility a rapid rollout can provide. 'In today's connected world, speed and time to market are existential concerns for businesses,' observed Miha Kralj, global lead for cloud strategy and architecture at consulting firm Accenture Technology..."
"It isn't news that DevOps and IT security teams often struggle to align their departments and maintain a coherent balance between keeping a business secure and developing new applications to maintain customer interest. While security processes are a necessity, they can be deemed by DevOps teams to be manual and cumbersome, blocking the agility that makes them so effective in bringing their solutions to market. IT teams conversely feel their counterparts are prepared to sacrifice security in the name of innovation and revenue..."
"Agile and DevOps have a shared past. That leads to some lingering misunderstandings about the terms...
Have you ever been asked about the difference between the terms 'agile' and 'DevOps' - or heard someone use the terms interchangeably, as if they're one and the same? It's one of those tech term debates. (Some CIOs even tell us they refuse to use the term DevOps; that it's wonky.)..."
"We all learn from mistakes, right? But it would be better if we learned faster and didn't repeat them in our future exercises. And this is exactly what we will discuss here in this blog.
For a while now, we've been overwhelmed by the idea of the DevOps principle. We love how the collaboration between development and operations provides room for automation, continuous integration/delivery and enhanced time-to-market..."
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