Tracy Ragan is COO and Co-Founder of OpenMake Software. Tracy has extensive experience in the development and implementation of business applications. It was during her consulting experiences that Tracy recognized the lack of build and release management procedures for the distributed platform that had long been considered standard on the mainframe and UNIX. In the four years leading to the creation of OpenMake Software she worked with development teams in implementing a team-centric standardized build to release process.
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The last agile mile So you are a developer who has adopted agile development methodologies, you use a continuous integration server and you have started down the path to continuous delivery. Congratulations, you are moving in the right direction to fully recognize the benefits of agile. What I often call ‘the last agile mile.’ Like
I am often asked, “if we are using a continuous integration server and adopting a continuous delivery pipeline, why do I need application release automation (ARA)?” Good question. In a nutshell, continuous delivery (CD) is a process, and ARA is part of the CD tool chain. It is best to think of CD as a