• DevOps Best Practices

    DevOps Best Practices

    Everything from attitudes to specific technologies, frameworks, and methodologies can get bundled into the basket of DevOps best practices – it’s a wide remit, and all perspectives can be relevant. DevOps has become very well adopted as an approach by IT in the 21st century. Many organizations have shown real benefits from adopting DevOps: faster
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  • DevOps vs Agile or DevOps and Agile?

    DevOps vs Agile or DevOps and Agile?

    The difference between DevOps and Agile? What’s the difference between Agile and DevOps? This is a commonly heard question, and yet not a very useful one. It is not helpful to present it as DevOps vs Agile, as if these were competing companies, and a customer could only buy one of them. Instead, there is
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  • Best DevOps Tools

    Best DevOps Tools

    Writing about software tools is always a dangerous game. By the time you have researched, written, proofed, and published your work, it is inevitably out of date. Write about DevOps software tools that are helping companies accelerate their worlds, and it becomes doubly fraught. Add in the reality that any DevOps tool list of ‘best’
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  • How DevOps Can Benefit Your Remote Team During COVID-19

    How DevOps Can Benefit Your Remote Team During COVID-19

    DevOps can help! During the COVID-19 pandemic, companies all around the world needed to temporarily close their doors and switch to remote work. Even in good economic times, going fully digital is not an overnight process. Instead, moving to remote work requires lots of strategizing, as well as significant investments in cloud-based technologies that will
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  • Value Streams Security, and Agile Software Delivery in a Unified Platform

    Value Streams Security, and Agile Software Delivery in a Unified Platform

    A lot of press releases in the tech industry are interesting but aren’t very important in the grand scheme of things. Occasionally, announcements come out that really are game-changers. This is one of those announcements.   In mid-April, four tech companies came together to form Digital.ai. This merged company brings together leaders in business agility, software
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  • ITSM Frameworks: Search and Trends on Google

    ITSM Frameworks: Search and Trends on Google

    ITSM Frameworks: Search and Trends on Google Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) is very backbone of IT, and indeed the business at large. Encompassing all the activities, policies, and processes an organization uses for deploying, managing and improving IT service delivery, ITSM is the art of making a business run. The artists are the IT
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  • The Future of IT Operations

    The Future of IT Operations

    We are now living in a digital economy. Organizations all over the globe are turning their much of their focus away from producing physical assets, and towards designing and developing digital products and services that either complement or completely replace their physical predecessors. Digital transformation initiatives are at the very top of business agendas across
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  • Unpacking Enterprise Architecture and Agile

    Unpacking Enterprise Architecture and Agile

    Christopher Armstrong, president of Sparx Services North America, unpacks the loaded topics of Enterprise Architecture and Agile and the ways industry standards can help companies achieve their agile ambitions. Christopher is a well-known enterprise architecture thought leader and contributor to industry standards including: TOGAF, UML, ArchiMate, SysML, BIZBOK Guide to Business Architecture and TM Forum
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