DevOps

January 23, 2023

DevOps transformation journey isn't always a walk in the park. The road can often be complex and filled with challenges, with the looming threat of failure, frustration, and lost resources. Ultimately, you cannot purposefully avoid what you don't understand. That's why the rest of this blog focuses on outlining the common reasons for DevOps transformation program failures so that you can successfully avoid them and drive your team toward the best chance at success ...

January 17, 2023

It's hard to believe that DevOps started to circulate around the software delivery industry nearly fourteen years ago. After all this time, while adoption is growing, there is still room for software delivery teams to increase their DevOps maturity and tap the full potential of DevOps. Here are five key trends that will impact DevOps initiatives the most in 2023 ...

January 05, 2023

Omdia released the IT Operations Survey: 2022, and here are some of the findings related to DevOps, reported by Roy Illsley, Chief Analyst at Omdia ...

December 07, 2022

Industry experts offer thoughtful, insightful, and often controversial predictions on how DevOps and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2022. Part 3 covers developers and the developer experience ...

December 06, 2022

Industry experts offer thoughtful, insightful, and often controversial predictions on how DevOps and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2022. Part 2 covers BizDevOps and more on DevOps ...

December 05, 2022

The Holiday Season means it is time for DEVOPSdigest's annual list of DevOps predictions. Industry experts — from analysts and consultants to the top vendors — offer thoughtful, insightful, and often controversial predictions on how DevOps and related technologies will evolve and impact business in 2023 ...

November 03, 2022

Automation is imperative to achieve the DevOps promise of delivering high-quality products at a faster pace. Automation in DevOps makes software development processes simpler, faster, and more efficient, empowering Dev and Ops teams to build, test, deploy, and maintain code faster and with higher quality compared to manual practices. DevOps automation offers numerous business benefits, here are the top 5 ...

September 01, 2022

Digital transformation initiatives have accelerated since COVID. Customer expectations have increased. Demands for contactless, digital experiences have exploded. More companies are embracing the cloud and hybrid multi-cloud to enhance agility and responsiveness. The evolution of legacy workloads to cloud native is accelerating the adoption of new technologies like microservices, containers, and serverless. This, in-turn, has led to the use of more tools to continuously deliver and release software ...

August 02, 2022

Pinpointing gaps within an organization and acquiring people with the skills to drive a digital revolution is difficult. And ongoing labor shortages, the impact of automation on job roles, and continuously evolving technology doesn't make it any easier ... What can be done to help organizations not just survive, but also thrive in this new, rapidly changing reality? ...

July 11, 2022

DevOps mentality has moved from strictly the development domain into the Ops world. As a result, traditional Ops — a model rooted in manual processes and executed by siloed teams — is dead. Traditional Ops and IT teams were already experiencing rapid change, but the pandemic sped up the adoption of more decentralized operations. Today, Ops doesn't generally refer to a team, but a responsibility. This blog will contrast Ops in a traditional environment vs. a DevOps environment, challenges to be aware of when adopting a DevOps approach, and actionable steps for organizations looking to implement a DevOps culture ...

June 02, 2022

Businesses developing software products need to plan and implement an effective DevOps transformation strategy to achieve a host of objectives. These include reduced time to market, faster query resolution, shorter development cycles, streamlined processes, and increased deployment speed, among others. The 5 best practices to achieve the same are ...

May 23, 2022

Can DevOps and low code work hand in hand? Philosophically, the two are at odds; DevOps inherently insinuates that code will be involved, while low code/no code insinuates the opposite. So, how can LC/NC and DevOps work together in harmony if they are intrinsically opposed to one another? Can they really be friends, or are they resigned to being foes? ...

May 16, 2022

The DevOps journey begins by understanding a team's DevOps flow and identifying precisely what tasks deliver the best return on engineers' time when automated. The rest of this blog will help DevOps team managers by outlining what jobs can — and should be automated ...

May 12, 2022

DevOps is not a tool in itself. You can't download it. It is made up of tools and methods and a whole way of working — the DevOps culture. At its core, DevOps is about creating an open, regular flow between operations and development — and therefore clear communication and collaboration is essential. With demand increasing to build innovative systems to attract and retain customers, a cohesive DevOps culture can be the differentiator that puts you at the forefront of commercial growth ...

May 05, 2022

Rapidly evolving business models, digitization trends, and the need for reduced operational costs may push DevOps market size to surpass USD 30 billion by 2028, claims a report by Global Market Insights ...

May 04, 2022

There's one key finding we'd like to explore further for the sake of this post, and that is that companies at a high level of DevOps evolution continue to compensate their employees at the highest level, with practitioner salaries doubling and manager salaries nearly tripling from 2020 to 2021. Let's dig in ...

April 07, 2022

How can teams identify when it's time to upgrade their DevOps solution, and what should they look for if they decide it's time to switch? Here are a few questions to consider in evaluating your current solution ...

April 05, 2022

Digital transformation has allowed business enterprises to relook at their business models and find ways to accelerate their workflows. It is now a foregone conclusion that the future will belong to those who are fast, agile, and innovative. Every business enterprise worth its salt is eyeing the fast-changing dynamics of the market and is aiming to — release new products quickly to the market, innovate fast, become agile, and embrace new ways to work. No wonder, digital transformation has become the way to go for enterprises, confirmed by two-thirds of CEOs, according to IDC. And when it is about digital transformation, how can DevOps as a methodology stay behind? ...

March 31, 2022

This year and every year come down to how we can raise the bar with and for developers. In software development, there are many areas that are working well and some that have room for improvement. Let's dive right into predictions for DevOps in 2022 (and beyond) ...

March 10, 2022

As the Great Resignation continues and turnover rates climb, organizations across industries are struggling to keep top talent — especially in the developer, delivery, platform and security realms. Ongoing digital transformation efforts have put additional pressure on organizations to keep up with the accelerating pace of innovation; multi-cloud environments are becoming the new norm — bringing with them novel IT complexity concerns; and cybersecurity threats continue to proliferate across the enterprise ...

February 14, 2022

When it comes to IT professions, skill development remains essential to human transformation. The ability to collaborate, solve problems and continuously upskill helps advance the DevOps journey and creates stronger, more effective individuals, teams and organizations. Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), remains a top practice — with SRE-specific roles making it to the forefront of many organizations' hiring objectives. As more organizations look for qualified SRE candidates or look to upskill their internal SRE's, technical skills remain critical to building top performers in this role. For further insights, we reached out to DevOps Institute Ambassadors, who identified several other SRE skills ...

February 07, 2022

Creating an agile enterprise goes far beyond just purchasing and deploying new technologies. Effectively managing your organization's software value chain plays an integral role. But achieving agility also requires a cultural transformation — led by leadership — to drive enhanced business performance, employee engagement, and customer satisfaction. Only when company leaders show commitment to this type of systemic change can they achieve an organization-wide shift in mindset ...

January 27, 2022

A lot of the displeasure that comes with releases in traditional operating environments results from the disengagement between the development and IT operations teams, more aptly known as a "wall of confusion" between the two silos. To remedy this, many organizations have turned to DevOps to break down the silos and deliver more value faster and safer by balancing throughput and stability. There are two key principles in DevOps that can be used as a starting point ...

January 12, 2022

DevOps Institute announced its lineup for 2022 events and webinars and plans for two new DevOps certifications.

January 06, 2022

DevOps is a set of practices that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of IT operations. Utilizing many aspects of agile methodology, DevOps aims to shorten the systems development life cycle and provide continuous improvement. As you consider incorporating DevOps into your operations, understand the effect DevOps has on processes and culture. Successful implementation is about finding the right balance of attention on people, processes, and technology to achieve improvement ...

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