DevOps is one of those overarching terms that encompasses a number of technologies and techniques. Some consider continuous integration and delivery as the cornerstone of DevOps. Others say you can’t keep pace with Agile development and deployment without automated processes that kick off tests, builds and performance alerts.
On the development side, some organizations are taking test-driven and behavior-driven approaches. They’re shifting testing to the left, to find defects more quickly so that better quality code is delivered.
DevOps, though, it not a one-size-fits-all solution. Organizations need to evaluate their processes, see where benefits could be derived, and implement those methods and technologies that deliver real value to the business.
Organizations have learned the hard way that software development efforts don’t always reflect business priorities or result in the expected ROI. Agile, DevOps and CI/CD efforts have accelerated software delivery, but not necessarily the delivery of value. BizOps bridges the gap by providing visibility and insights across the entire value stream so companies can achieve … continue reading
A recent report found the four best ways to measure DevOps productivity is to look at: duration, mean time to recovery, throughput and success rate. According to the State of Software Delivery report from CI/CD platform provider CircleCI, companies who optimize on those four metrics are some of the most successful software companies out there. … continue reading
Today’s businesses need to be more agile and digital than they’ve ever been before to adapt quickly to rapidly changing market conditions. Organizational leaders want to maximize business outcomes, so IT must help accelerate time to value and reduce operational risks. To achieve these goals, organizations must push beyond IT-centric forms of Ops and embrace … continue reading
xMatters has announced new capabilities designed to help teams respond faster to incidents. According to the company, its data-driven DevOps approach helps DevOps, SRE and operations teams collaborate through the xMatters Incident Console, Slack, Microsoft Teams and Zoom. Other updates include a new “Incidents by Severity” widget, and new capabilities in its messaging user interfaces … continue reading
The latest release of Fairwinds Kubernetes security monitoring and governance solution aims to bridge the gap between security, development and operations. Fairwinds Insights 3.0 features resource monitoring; automation roles; and a new Open Policy Agent policy UI. The resource monitoring functionality is now integrated with Prometheus Collector to provide fine-grained resource usage data and reports … continue reading
Matillion announced that it raised $100 million in Series D funding that it will help organizations innovate with data to unlock insights. Matillion offers a cloud-native platform that helps organizations transform raw data into analytics-ready data by providing low-code/no-code solutions. “Matillion accelerates the value of today’s cloud data platforms, ensuring that data teams can work … continue reading
Project management solution startups LinearB and Clubhouse are partnering to provide software development teams insights into their efforts so they can continue to improve project delivery, the companies announced today. The technical integration of the company’s offerings “will offer dev teams detailed project visibility and team-based metrics by correlating data across projects, code, Git activity … continue reading
In this digital-first era, companies have accelerated the development of new services and priorities to support customer needs. A recent study by Windward Consulting shows that 64% of those surveyed are pivoting their new services or products as a result of the global pandemic, which has a direct impact on the customer experience. This rapid … continue reading
Microsoft is introducing Azure Boards to help users track their work with “drag-and-drop” capabilities right in the browser. Azure Boards enables developers to filter to individual users, export data into calendars, plan sprints and query for their work items. “Whether you’re a scrum master or someone who’s still brand new to Agile, you’ll benefit from … continue reading
Data helps organizations make a number of important decisions, every day. It can be used to measure ROI of marketing campaigns and even aggregate user habits. It can also be used to better your DevOps team. In a Power Talk with SD Times, Steve Boone, DevOps head of product management at HCL Software, and Bryant … continue reading
Datatron released a new governance dashboard that allows data scientists and analysts to monitor and optimize their AI solutions. The new offering provides AI and machine learning model transparency risk management to help organizations comply with regulations while optimizing for business outcomes through visualizations and key metrics. “Just as cyberattacks can be devastating to companies, … continue reading
This week’s update of Progress’ Kendo UI includes 24 new UI components across all Kendo UI libraries as well as support for Angular 11 and React 17. Kendo UI for Angular introduces components including DropDownTree, MultiColumnComboBox, TileLayout, FloatingActionButton and more while KendoReact includes many of the same features alongside added built-in keyboard navigation and UI … continue reading