IT - DevOps
24 Mar 2016
#50885
CIOs Need To Avoid A Mistaken Path To DevOps
CIO, March 24th, 2016

"DevOps is the completion of the Agile methodology and creates an engineering environment in which developers can achieve speed. How fast is the difference? Agile is like a person running fast - about 20 miles per hour tops. DevOps is like a person driving a Ferrari who can exceed 200 miles per hour. Often as I talk with CIOs, I learn they focus on automated provisioning as an important aspect of DevOps. And it is. But it's only a small component. Achieving the engineering environment similar to the acceleration of a Ferrari requires fundamental operating changes..."
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25 Mar 2016
#50886
How To Kick-Start Your DevOps Adoption
devops.com, March 25th, 2016

"A recent survey by CA Technologies found Australian organizations are below par in terms of implementing measures to adopt and achieve successful DevOps strategies.

According to Ashok Vasan, vice president of DevOps Solutions Strategy at CA Technologies Asia Pacific and Japan, organizations are generally aware of the DevOps methodology and its value, but they either don't know how to start or they've begun but then failed to move to rapid or broad adoption.

A lot of companies ask CA about the prerequisites for a successful DevOps adoption, he said. It needs to be considered as more than just an IT change, and success requires an understanding and acknowledgement that the business side must lead the transition..."
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24 Mar 2016
#50887
Why Chef's Approach To DevOps Substantiates The ItaaS Delivery Model
CIO, March 24th, 2016

"How Adam Jacob, CTO of Chef, articulates a perspective of DevOps that shows that DevOps and the IT as a Service (ITaaS) delivery model are two sides of the same coin: the lean and agile IT organization businesses need to succeed in the digital economy.

Adam sees DevOps as a system of people, principles and practices shared across the organization and purposely assembled to achieve specific goals. "DevOps is about taking the behaviors and beliefs that draw us together as people, combining them with a deep understanding of our customers' needs, and using that knowledge to ship better products to our customers."
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