DevOps Legacy Systems

Improving DevOps: Including Legacy Systems

If there is such a thing as “traditional DevOps,” it is a two-dimensional beast. Consider, for example, the relatively simple two-dimensional graph shown below.  Let development be represented on the vertical axis and operations be represented on the horizontal. Then stakeholder engagement with and benefit from various DevOps processes might be expressed as the area[…]

Shifting Securty Right

Improving DevOps: Shifting Security Right

DevOps discussions invariably center on automation – especially those areas that are deemed bottlenecks to getting products out the door. 47% of DevOps organizations currently automate their deployment, followed closely by the build process (44%) and releasing (41%).[1] The next most popular DevOps conversation around DevOps has to do with where the bottleneck is currently[…]

Transformational Leadership

DevOps Data-Driven Transformational Leadership

Organizations are increasingly becoming digital-driven. This is no great revelation. The business world is now highly interconnected. Relationships between organizations and their vendors, suppliers, and distributors are now remotely managed across global networks. Customer experience is increasingly impacted by an organization’s online presence. Moreover, customers’ online experience is evolving into a strategic, and even a[…]

Ops Vsibility

Improving DevOps Implementations with Greater Ops Visibility

DevOps creates an environment which may be systemically flawed, in part due to a lack of ops visibility into application post-deployment. Ironically, the fundamental, underlying goal of DevOps is to create an environment in which both developers and operators are brought into a collaborative, transparent environment. Cooperative transparency is what gives DevOps its incredible speed[…]