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DevOps Day 1: You’ve Committed Your Team to DevOps. How Do You Start?

You’ve looked at DevOps. Maybe you’ve worked in a DevOps environment in a previous job or situation, and love the way it brings people together to create great software, faster. You understand that the leading web-scale businesses and developers, Google, Etsy, Amazon, all practice DevOps to continue to grow and stay at the head of the pack. Now you’d like to implement DevOps for READ MORE

Tiffany Metzinger

DevOps Teams are Innovators

Each year since 2011, online tools vendor Puppet has created a State of DevOps report with DORA, DevOps Research & Assessment, a non-profit. They’ve surveyed over 27,000 people since starting the reports. Puppet and DORA released the 2017 State of DevOps Report in mid-June, with plenty of exciting facts about the growth of DevOps and how it’s being implemented by a variety of groups READ MORE

Tiffany Metzinger

They’re All Doing It: Let’s Talk About DevOps

Salesforce does it. Google does it. Apple does it. Even the New York Stock Exchange does it! All the best software and tech companies are doing it. It – is DevOps. “If you work for a very large company, and you’re part of a team working within it, you’ll find that DevOps can unite groups that may be spread across the organization or around the globe, and in different silos READ MORE

Krista Trapani

Why Are We Talking About DevOps? Because Every Business Is a Digital Business

“Every business is now a digital business,” says Forrester Research in a Nov. 2016 report. The ubiquity and convenience of mobile devices and the internet have made software the primary means by which organizations deliver differentiating experiences to their customers…Software is driving business innovation, and modern application development and delivery practices like Agile READ MORE

Tiffany Metzinger

Get to know DevOps – FAQ

Some say DevOps is a culture shift. Some say it’s all about tooling to improve software delivery and software maintenance and performance. We’re saying it’s all of the above! We have heard several great questions in and around DevOps. What are industry standards? What are the best tools to use? How do you start the process of restructuring your IT Operations and Development READ MORE

Krista Trapani

Atlassian Stack Bundles Essential Tools for their DevOps Marketplace

Atlassian announced this week that it is bundling its well-regarded online collaboration tools for Agile and DevOps teams, in what they’re calling the Atlassian Stack. Companies can acquire the Atlassian Stack as an easy, one-time procurement to improve communications in teams and automate the Agile and DevOps processes. The Atlassian Stack includes the popular products JIRA Software, Service READ MORE

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The Agile Enterprise: The Role of Leadership & Organization Health in Scaling Agile

The Agile Enterprise is nimble and robust. Responsive to an ever-changing, high-speed marketplace, it anticipates customer needs and wants. Its capacity for innovation delights customers and employees alike. Implementing agile for software development is vital and not enough for full-scale agility. At scale, a company needs to be agile-informed in its purpose, structure, processes and culture. READ MORE

Krista Trapani

How Is DevOps Incorporated in SAFe?

Q&A with Kreisler Eng, CSM, Agile Practice Lead We caught up with Kreisler Eng, cPrime Agile Practice Lead, to comment on DevOps and how it works in conjunction with SAFe™, the Scaled Agile Framework. Kreisler is a delivery practitioner and problem-solver, and knows how DevOps and SAFe together can help an organization become faster, more accurate and more productive. READ MORE

Krista Trapani

Fire Up your JIRA Capabilities with Power Scripts for JIRA

cPrime announced in May that it had acquired Power Scripts for JIRA™, a popular plugin to Atlassian JIRA that extends its base functionality with powerful scripting and automation tools. Power Scripts replaces several smaller plugins, and is also easier to use and more affordable than other plugins. “If you’re a developer who uses JIRA every day, you’ll love Power Scripts for READ MORE

Krista Trapani

Scrum Master One of the Highest Paying Jobs in US – The Washington Post

Guess what! Scrum Master is among the highest paying jobs in the US, as reported by the Washington Post in the “Leadership” column on March 8. The Post said: Being a “scrum master” may sound like something a rugby player does, or a job that doesn’t sound all that inviting to many. But for people who know how to run software projects according to certain READ MORE

Krista Trapani