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May 12, 2022
Jack McCurdy

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 10, 2022
Yasser Fuentes

DevOps is considered green when it comes to security practices. Developers are generally focused on the performance and deployment of solutions, rather than their protection. As cloud workload security (CWS) advances from deployment, to mainstream adoption, to run-time optimization, there are certain steps that DevOps teams need to implement to ensure they're properly protecting their projects. Below, find three critical steps for DevOps teams to improve their CWS protections for application deployment and run-time ...

May 09, 2022
Robson Grieve

While the benefits of cloud-native development are clear, we recently released a report revealing that the majority of companies are well behind the curve and have not yet pursued this technology. Based on a survey of 500+ IT leaders and developers, our report found stark contrasts between expectations and readiness for the use of cloud-native development with more than half of respondents (53%) stating they don't know much about it ...

May 04, 2022
Caitlyn O'Connell

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 ...

May 03, 2022
Marco Palladino

Companies have invested significantly in digital transformation in recent years, especially to navigate the pandemic, but are they any closer to outmaneuvering the competition? According to Kong's 2022 API & Microservices Connectivity Report, our third-annual research report, the answer is a resounding "No" ...

April 28, 2022
Cory Virok

Burnout during the pandemic has had wide-ranging impacts across the workforce. Nearly three-fourths (72%) of U.S. tech workers planned to quit their jobs between August 2021 and August of 2022, according to a study by TalentLS and Workable. And the work world is now entering the third wave of post-pandemic mass employee attrition ...

April 26, 2022
Gaurav Rishi
Kasten by Veeam

Just like health in humans where both nature and nurture play an important role; a healthy Kubernetes deployment too needs to have the right start with secure foundations, as well as secure operational practices to keep your clusters running. However, accidents do occur, and things go wrong unexpectedly, so it is critical to invest in an insurance policy with Kubernetes data protection ...

April 25, 2022
Sara Faatz

It's 2022 and a larger segment of any modern app's user base comes from mobile form factors. It's no longer enough that developers create apps that are simply functional and visually appealing — they need to be accessible as well ...

April 21, 2022
Tobi Knaup

Leading organizations around the world are adopting cloud native technologies to build next- generation products and achieve the agility that they need to stay ahead of their competition. Although cloud native and Kubernetes are very disruptive technologies, there is another technology that is probably the most disruptive technology of our generation — artificial intelligence (AI) and its subset, machine learning (ML) ...

April 18, 2022
Rob Mason

Over the past few decades, artificial intelligence (AI) has gone from a sci-fi concept to an everyday reality. But just how valuable and useful has AI been when it comes to customer service? Applause recently conducted a survey on the topic, which looked into the use of AI for voice applications, such as chatbots, interactive voice response (IVR), and other conversational AI-assistants. Here's what we uncovered ...

April 14, 2022
Nick Mears
Micro Focus

Effective Quality Assurance (QA) and testing have become table stakes for organizations navigating various stages of IT modernization and cloud migration. With CIOs increasingly focusing on delivering value through testing versus simply finding defects, leveraging Agile and DevOps strategies can transform quality processes to optimize the customer experience ...

April 12, 2022
Cameron Delano

When DevOps professionals can't get easy, secure access to the systems and platforms that they need to do their jobs, the entire organization's productivity suffers. A recent survey found that most organizations are struggling with these same problems — and infrastructure access is becoming a new strategic priority. Let's take a closer look at the landscape of access management and see why this topic has become top-of-mind for DevOps leaders as they look to stay agile and keep delivering high-quality code as efficiently as possible ...

April 11, 2022
Walter Capitani

More than ever, ensuring the quality, safety and security of software is crucial, and continuous testing is a must. While organizations may perceive this effort as costly, when applied throughout the software development life cycle (SDLC) AST can significantly improve both efficiency and product quality. The return on investment (ROI) of AST can more than justify the cost ...

April 07, 2022
Chris Wey
Rocket Software

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 04, 2022
Dotan Nahum
Check Point Software Technologies

Those of us in the software world know that typical Software Development Lifecycles (SDLC) are sequential — not to be confused with linear. In other words, there are "steps" or phases to each development stage. With each stage there are controls and safeguards, as well as a review of policy regulations, before moving to the next step to ensure quality, security, and performance ...


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