The era of siloed development and operations functions is rapidly coming to an end. The concept of DevOps has already closed the gap between IT and developers, but as I speak with customers around the globe, one theme continues to arise
Many systems administrators are ill-equipped to handle the shift from IT Ops to DevOps and, in some cases, don't even know the right questions to ask to ensure they are planning accordingly.
Having the appropriate equipment and software in place means nothing without people trained and ready to implement the shift from IT Ops to DevOps. As IT strives to support and protect developers continuing to innovate with wild-west-style creativity, how can we empower them with the tools and knowledge to ease the transition?