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DevOps – Can and Should it Coexist with Agile? Interview with Jon Kern.

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Are Agile and DevOps basically the same? How are they related? Can they coexist in an organization? If so, how can you make the most of combining Agile and DevOps?    Over the past decade, there have been more and more articles, interviews, and talks, that try to answer these questions. At EXIN, we see Agile and DevOps as being highly connected. Interest in this topic only seems to be […]

DevOps – Misconceptions, Motivation, and Mastery. Interview with Carlos Zapata

Although DevOps has been present in the IT world for two decades now, interest in DevOps shot up in the past five years. So much so that the industry-leading State of Agile report has dedicated more space to DevOps related results to reflect a year on year increase in interest. In the 14th State of […]

DevOps: The Next Generation – 3 Ways T-Shaped Skills are Important in DevOps Teams

For many who are familiar with the term, ‘T-shaped skills’ has come to be seen as just more HR and recruitment jargon used to assess candidates in an impersonal way. However, it pays to put these preconceived ideas aside to examine more closely what this term means and how T-shaped professionals can contribute to a […]

Developing DevOps Knowledge and Skills for the Digital Age

DevOps Knowledge

In 2009, Patrick Dubois organized the first devopsdays conference in Ghent to bring together a community interested in DevOps knowledge. Since then, DevOps has become a widely adopted methodology in teams across different industries. It was designed to harmonize development and operations teams to enable continuous delivery and a shorter systems development life cycle whilst […]

Recorded Webinar – Everyone is talking about DevOps. IT job titles are being changed to “DevOps engineer”. But what is DevOps? And why should you care?

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Everyone is talking about DevOps. The job title of all IT staff seem to be changing to “DevOps engineer”. But what is DevOps? And where does it come from? And most important, why should you care? If you have heard of these terms and want to know what their value for you might be, or if […]

‘DevOps – A Business Perspective’ – an interview with Oleg Skrynnik

DevOps - A Business Perspective

Following the recent launch of the new EXIN DevOps Foundation certification, EXIN spoke to Oleg Skrynnik – the author of the official literature DevOps – A Business Perspective. We asked him about his thoughts on DevOps including its potential, certification value and how to get started on a career in DevOps!   DevOps has recently […]

Lean, Agile, and DevOps: How to make them play well together with Mike Orzen – Recorded Webinar

devops webinar

Recently, EXIN teamed up with Mike Orzen, known as the “Father of Lean IT”, for a webinar to explore the relationship between Service Management, Lean, Agile, and DevOps. The 1-hour webinar looked at the way in which seemingly different approaches in the IT field can actually work together harmoniously.   There is an interesting development in the […]

EXIN DevOps Foundation launch set for January 2019

What is DevOps?

The launch of EXIN DevOps Foundation has the team at EXIN looking back at the history of DevOps. DevOps is turning 10 years old next year, which makes it one of the youngest software development methodologies out there. But, for anyone who was still asking themselves if DevOps was a passing trend or not, it’s safe to […]

Building a DevOps Culture – Speed, Risk, Patience & Trust

DevOps Culture

DevOps Culture – Before we begin: DevOps is a set of practices that automates the processes between software development and IT teams, in order that they can build, test, and release software faster and more reliably. The concept of DevOps is founded on building a culture of collaboration between teams that historically functioned in relative […]

DevOps: Indispensable for Agile work – with Danny Higler

An interview with Danny Higler, Agile Trainer and Coach at Wemanity With the rise of DevOps, there seems to be a new trend within the world of developing and managing applications. Where the need to work effectively and efficiently is higher than ever before, DevOps enables organizations to adapt quickly and at a high level […]