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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 […]

What is DevOps? A Brief Overview

What is DevOps?

DevOps adoption has increased enormously over a short period of time. This emerging trend has a big impact on the way organizations handle their IT. DevOps is sometimes described as a flexible philosophy, not a standard or a framework with prescriptive processes. So, what is DevOps really? DevOps is About Collaboration At the 2008 Agile Toronto Conference, […]

SIAM and DevOps – 3 Reasons why they are an Excellent Combination

SIAM and DevOps

Two of the hottest new trends in IT are SIAM and DevOps. These phenomena bring many opportunities to organizations. What will happen when both are combined? The possibilities are endless. SIAM and DevOps in a DevOps Culture SIAM or Service Integration and Management is all about the integration of services. DevOps is designed to deliver […]

DevOps Philosophy – 4 Core Beliefs about DevOps

DevOps Philosophy

Unlike Agile, DevOps lacks a manifesto. Still, there are some people who have tried to formulate a DevOps philosophy. After looking into some existing DevOps definitions, we take a look at the DevOps practice of successful organizations. Gartner: DevOps Philosophy is Tool-Centric Gartner calls DevOps ‘not a market, but a tool-centric philosophy that supports a continuous delivery value chain’, […]

John Clipp on the success of Facebook, Netflix, and Etsy through Trial and Error

Success of Facebook, Netflix and Etsy

EXIN was at the FUSION 17 Conference & Expo in Orlando, Florida. This is the annual event for service management. We had the great pleasure of meeting DevOps and ITSM expert John Clipp. Now Senior Vice President of TechnoLava, John has more than 30 years of experience in the IT Service Management industry. At FUSION 17 he was […]

DevOps Core Values & Philosophy – 3 Examples

DevOps Core Values

Why are DevOps core values important? The DevOps core values are part of the success of the movement. The emerging DevOps movement advocated for automation and monitoring at all stages of software development. The hallmarks of the philosophy are speed and innovations. Pioneers like Netflix use DevOps philosophy to stay at the top of their […]

DevOps ROI – What’s in it for Management?

DevOps ROI

DevOps adoption has increased enormously over a short period of time. This emerging trend has a big impact on the way organizations handle their IT. Practitioners understand the value of DevOps, but management wants to know: what are the commercial benefits of DevOps? How about the return on investment (ROI)? What is the DevOps ROI? […]