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Accidental ITIL and DevOps

Or, how I discovered that we DevOps'd an ITIL service desk and didn’t even know it.

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True agile software development requires DevOps

Fannie Mae has doubled its software output in the last 18 months thanks to agile software development and DevOps, which enables continuous integration and application deployment.

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My indifference-hate relationship with Gherkin

One reason I kind of like Gherkin, plus the numerous reasons I don’t.

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Capital One shifts to DevOps to keep pace with customers

The banking company is building software faster to keep up with consumers’ evolving preferences for digital banking services.

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MariaDB reduce admin overhead for DevOps teams

New version of MaxScale software adds support for data streaming, enterprise security and high availability to cut administration overhead for DevOps teams.

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Bad migration experiences leave IT bosses gun-shy

IT pros are hesitant to take on migration projects because a previous one left a bad taste in their mouths. However, they may only have themselves to blame for that.

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Review: Ansible shows the beef

Ansible 2 eases configuration management, while boosting playbooks, modules, and Windows support

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CIO's seat on board reflects IT's move to agile, DevOps

Former T-Mobile CIO Gary King says he joined the board of directors at Soasta, a maker of performance monitoring software that is hitting its stride as IT departments increasingly adopt agile and DevOps methodologies.

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Shutterstock’s first CIO to build API-driven data center

The stock photo company’s new CIO finds himself in a familiar role: Leading a major data center transformation for a growing business.

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Are you getting the full benefit of DevOps?

DevOps enables IT departments to meet the business stakeholders’ demands for faster cycle time. But it’s causing enterprises to rethink where their talent should be located. As DevOps adoption grows, we hear two important questions:...

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8 tips to get more bang for your big data convergence bucks

CIOs can achieve cost savings and productivity gains from the convergence of development, IT ops and BI strategy.

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Rosetta Stone embraces storage virtualization in DevOps shift

The learning software company is using little-known virtualization software to ease its transition to agile software development as its digital download business blooms.

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Who is watching after your agile money? Part II

Agile development, which is the linchpin of digital transformation, requires a different operating model -- the retrofit of the traditional governance and controls won’t work. Financial services organizations are carrying unnecessary...

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How DevOps changes vendor selection

During the vendor- and product-selection process, IT teams that have embraced DevOps must extend product analysis to include potential value beyond a product's capabilities. Here are best practices for mitigating vendor risks and...

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Spirit AeroSystems CIO: Simplicity key to speedy IT

Rich Richardson, CIO of Spirit AeroSystems, discusses how he strategically drives complexity out of IT.

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Record & playback automation: It’s a trap

Critical look at the pros and cons of leveraging record and playback test automation.

8 free sites that teach you how to program

Want to learn to code, but aren't interested in paying pricey fees? Here are eight great websites that will teach you how to program -- on your own time, from the comfort of your own home and for free.

Learning Scrum: An Empirical Approach to Product Development

To understand why scrum has become such a popular agile development method, it's worth examining where it comes from, what it tries to solve and how it has changed over time.

The 9 Hardest Things Programmers Have to Do

Software developers have all sorts of hard tasks - most of which don't involve writing code.

LinkedIn Profile Makeover for Developers

Software developers are constantly learning new things, and should be updating their LinkedIn profile to reflect new experiences. The following examples of real LinkedIn profiles will help guide you on what to do (and not) when...

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