June 03, 2021
Jayne Groll
DevOps Institute

While coding and software development will likely always play an important role in any organization, low-code/no-code tools have the potential to shift IT's approach to software delivery. I asked several DevOps Institute Ambassadors to weigh in on how they think low-code/no-code is shaping the future of software development. Here are key insights they shared with me ...

May 27, 2021
Stewart Dunlop

Agile philosophy always puts people over the processes, thus more and more companies nowadays want to hire specialists with strong soft skills, because they are much harder to develop than closing some technical gaps that come with the experience. So here we go with the top 5 soft skills that are critical for a developer working in Agile environments ...

May 25, 2021
James Hoshor

Low-code tools have matured over the past few years but still have some limitations in their ability to develop, deliver and maintain complex enterprise business applications. It is important for businesses to really evaluate and select a platform that both aligns with their strategic application delivery drivers and mitigates risks. Here are some key features and capabilities that you should look for in your low-code development platform ...

May 17, 2021
Glenn Mabry
Advanced Security

The cyber security industry has seen massive growth over the past several decades, and all signs indicate that the industry is only going to continue its meteoric rise. Young professionals who are interested in IT and cyber security can have thriving careers in this fascinating field, including a stimulating job as a DevSecOps Engineer ...

May 03, 2021
Jayne Groll
DevOps Institute

The demand for DevOps talent has grown, with recruiting now or in the future a top priority. It was heartening to see that 49 percent of respondents — in the Upskilling 2021: Enterprise DevOps Skills Report — first look internally for hiring with 25 percent preferring to hire and train internal staff. Upskilling is a great opportunity for IT professionals to advance their careers inside their organization now and in the future ...

April 08, 2021
Nick Lippis

The increase in public cloud consumption means an inevitable growth in the volume of security alerts, notifications and events. And with no common protocol among cloud service providers for handling security events, cloud consumers are burdened with increased spending on tools, equipment and talent needed to maintain at least a minimum amount of security across their assets. Because of these alert disparities, the ONUG Collaborative is developing the Cloud Security Notification Framework, or CSNF, to provide consistency among providers ...

March 31, 2021
Jayne Groll
DevOps Institute

We recently shared several quotes about the importance of DevOps Capability Assessments from DevOps Institute Ambassadors. The insights explored the complexities of ways of working, the importance of completing DevOps assessments as part of the DevOps transformation, and how a good assessment examines the challenges and highlights the potential for an organization on a DevOps transformation journey. Today, we have several additional quotes ...

March 17, 2021
Jayne Groll
DevOps Institute

Several DevOps Institute Ambassadors — leaders in the DevOps community who are dedicated to advancing the human elements of DevOps — recently contributed their insights into why DevOps Capability Assessments are important. Here's what they had to say ...

March 02, 2021
Hardik Shah

According to predictions made by Gartner, by 2024, low code development will be responsible for more than 65% of application development activity. This blog will help you understand what the buzz is all about. Let's find out what low code development is and how it can be the next big thing in the software development industry ...

February 18, 2021
Jon Collins

To kick off, the main prompt for this blog was a conversation with Jayne Groll, CEO of the DevOps Institute ... Part of the discussion focused on the idea of competencies, aka how teams small and large can build out platforms of experience and expertise. The dialog wend its way through the pluses and minuses of maturity models, of centers of excellence vs project offices, of standardization vs flexibility ...

February 04, 2021
Akshaya Choudhary
Cigniti Technologies

When software solutions are subjected to high user traffic, they should be able to deliver the expected outcomes without facing issues like latency, glitches, or downtime. This is a critical requirement for organizations as the modern customers trust applications that are fast, usable, safe, and high-performing, especially during high-traffic situations. The software solutions shoul be able to handle any surge in data, traffic, and transactions. And to achieve the same, performance testing of the software solutions should be conducted in the SDLC ...

February 01, 2021
Mike Loukides
O'Reilly Media

Developers today are faced with the hard reality that modernizing systems is more than simply moving technology to a new location. Rather, they are expected to be intimately familiar with a host of new-generation technologies while simultaneously managing existing legacy systems as they migrate to an infrastructure that is more responsive, predictive, and scalable. Looking ahead to 2021, let's review the trends surrounding the most challenging, yet promising, topics in infrastructure and operations: Kubernetes, site reliability engineering, security, and more ...

January 25, 2021
Jeanne Morain
iSpeak Cloud

Leading large Transformation efforts — that involve the creation of a Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery Pipeline and practice — require knowledge of not only DevOps technology but how to operationalize it and scale it. Although two thirds of companies are undergoing transformation, 70% are still failing, equating to billions in losses. Although, these losses are attributed to communication breakdown, there are more factors that contribute to failures that should not be overlooked ...

January 13, 2021
Scott Abate

For many years I have been touting the legitimacy, and even advantages, of "Virtual Agility" only to be stonewalled by the dogmatic "co-locationists" in the Agile community. Nothing is as effective as having everyone in the same room. I get it ...

December 08, 2020
Jon Collins

Kubernetes is here, and its use is growing. Nonetheless, while most (if not all) tech-influenced organizations might be talking about Kubernetes, only about a third are actually doing it. This blog outlines who those organizations are, how they are using Kubernetes, why they are using it, and what challenges they foresee from its application in the next two years ...


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