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.
Real-time visibility into their DevOps projects is a somewhat to extremely important goal for 84 percent of 200 North America respondents to a survey from SmartDraw Software, a provider of diagramming software. With DevOps projects growing more complex, and often involving multiple tool integrations, gaining visibility into those projects has become a challenge, even for … continue reading
SD Times rang in 2019 with a January issue cover declaring this the year of value stream management. The hype machine is in high gear, touting the benefits of removing waste from your production process and assessing every piece of work you do to make sure it’s providing value. The work of W.E. Deming is … continue reading
Agile and DevOps is all about managing change through continuous improvements in people, processes and technologies to deliver high-quality software as fast as possible. However, since the invention of software, one hurdle that remains the same is the software testing process. A survey shared with the SD Times community reports that 70% of organizations have … continue reading
The emergence of serverless computing is causing organizations to revisit the notion of NoOps for their development processes. Serverless enables businesses to achieve velocity without having to worry about operations. NoOps is the idea that if organizations can take operations out of the equation entirely, they can focus more on the development side of things. … continue reading
While the industry is trying to speed up software development and deployment with methodologies like Agile, DevOps and CI/CD, one company believes that tools and solutions that go along with these approaches aren’t changing fast enough. “Version control is so structured and complex, it takes a lot of time from the software development team,” said … continue reading
Mobile Labs: Mobile Labs remains the leading supplier of in-house mobile device clouds that connect remote, shared mobile devices to Global 2000 mobile web, gaming, and app engineering teams. Its patented GigaFox is offered on-premises or hosted, and solves mobile device sharing and management challenges during development, debugging, manual testing, and automated testing. A pre-installed … continue reading
Michael Ryan, CTO of Mobile Labs: Mobile Labs’ re-engineered mobile device cloud GigaFox adds value to the CI/CD pipeline by making it possible to implement continuous mobile testing on real devices under the control of the build system. This ensures that all apps are automatically installed to the proper device types for automated or manual … continue reading
One of the first principles of the Agile Manifesto says to satisfy customers by delivering working software frequently. The problem, however, is that it doesn’t say exactly how we can do that. “Working software is the only measure of progress, but how to you measure that? You need to integrate and test the software as … continue reading
Atlassian wants to make it easier to build automated CI/CD workflows for DevOps initiatives with its release of Bitbucket Pipes today. The newly announced solution is a CI/CD cloud-based tools that enables the configuration of pipelines with code. “The democratizing nature of DevOps has seen the responsibility of building and managing CI/CD pipelines transition from … continue reading
CollabNet VersionOne has announced the Winter 2019 release for VersionOne for Agile Management, Continuum for DevOps and TeamForge. According to the company, this release takes aim at helping developers work better together and meet Agile and DevOps business goals. The company’s VersionOne product is designed for scaling Agile in the enterprise. It provides end-to-end visibility … continue reading
DevOps company JFrog has announced its intention to acquire Shippable for its cloud-native and Kubernetes-ready CI/CD capabilities. Shippable is a DevOps and CI automation solution provider that offers an assembly platform for shipping software faster. JFrog plans on incorporating Shippable’s solutions into its platform to create a comprehensive DevOps pipeline solution, the company explained. Shippable’s … continue reading
The benefits of DevOps have been talked about for some time now. But a recent report has shown how organizations are reaping the benefits after implementing DevOps. According to a recent survey sponsored by Google and Harvard Business Review Analytics Services, two-thirds of the respondents that have implemented DevOps have seen benefits that impact their … continue reading