• Poor Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure Governance Puts Businesses at Risk

    Poor Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure Governance Puts Businesses at Risk

    The State of Cloud Infrastructure Governance 2017 Survey, commissioned by Fugue, a company specialising in Cloud Infrastructure Governance and Policy as Code, has revealed some very concerning statistics. The survey of more than 300 IT professionals, conducted by Propeller Insights in October 2017, revealed that the state of cloud infrastructure governance is extremely poor. In
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  • Does Your DevOps Department Need More Attention

    Does Your DevOps Department Need More Attention

    How much time do you spend analyzing your DevOps department? If you’re like many companies, you probably don’t think about it—unless something goes wrong. But when things are going wrong is when things might have gotten to the point where they’re bad, and will take a long time to fix. There are some helpful check-ins
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  • Why Continued Training is Essential for DevOps Success

    Why Continued Training is Essential for DevOps Success

    Training and certifications are more than just a line that a developer adds to their resume. Unfortunately, it’s all too common for bad employers to only care about training before someone works for them. To be truly adaptive to an ever-changing technology landscape, training must be on-going for entire development teams. There is always something
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  • DevOps Enterprise Summit, San Francisco 2017 Sold Out

    DevOps Enterprise Summit, San Francisco 2017 Sold Out

    IT Revolution (https://itrevolution.com), the industry leader for advancing DevOps, today announced that DevOps Enterprise Summit San Francisco (DOES17) has sold out. The event, hosted by IT Revolution and founding partner, Electric Cloud, takes place November 13–15, 2017 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. Those who missed out on registration for the live event will be
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  • Common DevOps Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    Common DevOps Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    The world of software development built itself on a foundation comprised of two awkward metaphors.  First, there’s building construction.  Software has “architects” that help with the “blueprint” of the code and then turn it over to the software developers who “build” it.  The second metaphor is complex manufacturing.  Software development has highly specialized phases that
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  • Speed of System Change and Application Security

    Speed of System Change and Application Security

    Results of the SANS 2017 Application Security Survey Fast development is actually improving application security, according to results of a new survey to be released in a two-part webcast hosted by SANS Institute on Tuesday, October 24 and Wednesday, October 25. Organizations able to make changes to their code continuously, daily or weekly are also
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  • DevOps in a Baltic business context

    DevOps in a Baltic business context

    One of the Open Space sessions at the DevOpsDays event in Riga in September 2017 was “Business-IT relationships”. Seeing as this is one of my enduring interests, I couldn’t resist attending. The guy who proposed the topic explained that it was born out of frustration with his dealings with business people. In order to get
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  • DevOps Metrics & KPIs: How to Measure for Success

    DevOps Metrics & KPIs: How to Measure for Success

    You’ve integrated DevOps to help drive your company’s digital transformation. But how do you track the success of your DevOps initiatives and communicate these objectives in a meaningful way to your organization? This can a tricky process because, by design, DevOps isn’t a formal framework and provides limited guidance. The key to success is to
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