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Spark the Change: Building Tomorrow’s Company

by Ben Linders Follow 23 Followers on  Jul 19, 2018

Tomorrow’s company has to invest in well being, should move away from individual silos to team delivery, needs to have psychological space and safety, and must be able to deal with uncertainty. To build such companies we can use gamification, pretotyping, IoT, artificial intelligence, robots, chatbots and other conversational interfaces. We should focus on teams and question how we work together.

DevOps Follow 766 Followers

Shippable and Packet Collaborate on Native Arm CI/CD

by Helen Beal Follow 5 Followers on  Jul 17, 2018 2

DevOps automation platform, Shippable, and bare metal cloud provider, Packet, have jointly announced a new hosted continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) capability for developers working on software applications for Arm®v8-A architecture. The solution allows open source and commercial software projects to build and validate their software on-demand on Arm-based machines from Packet’s cloud.

Culture & Methods Follow 622 Followers

Ben Gracewood on Learning from an Organisational Train Wreck

by Shane Hastie Follow 18 Followers on  Jul 16, 2018

At the recent JAFAC conference, Ben Gracewood told the story of how POS developer Vend transformed their development organisation following catastrophic disruption and losses. He explored what happened after they reduced headcount by over 30%, what they had in place that enabled them to survive, and what they did differently as a result of the changes.

Architecture & Design Follow 2024 Followers

Why Segment Returned to a Monolith from Microservices

by Mark Little Follow 13 Followers on  Jul 15, 2018 1

Alexandra Noonan, from Segment, describes how they moved their original monolithic architecture to microservices and then found problems with that approach which required them to rethink and move back to a (different) monolithic architecture with far more appreciable benefits.

Culture & Methods Follow 622 Followers

How No and Low Code Approaches Support Business Users and Professional Developers

by Ben Linders Follow 23 Followers on  Jul 12, 2018 2

No code approaches aim to support business users in developing and maintaining their own applications, where low code simplifies the developer’s work and makes them more productive. Both approaches enable faster development at lower costs. As the distinction between these approaches is becoming smaller, business users and developers can team up and use them together.

Culture & Methods Follow 622 Followers

Breaking Codes, Designing Jets and Building Teams: Randy Shoup Discusses High Performing Teams

by Daniel Bryant Follow 667 Followers on  Jul 06, 2018

At QCon NY, Randy Shoup, VP Engineering at WeWork, presented “Breaking Codes, Designing Jets and Building Teams”. He began the talk by quoting Mark Twain, “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes”, and stated that throughout history he believes the most effective teams have focused on purpose, organisational culture, people, and engineering excellence.

DevOps Follow 766 Followers

The New CIO: Leading IT the Mark Schwartz Way

by Helen Beal Follow 5 Followers on  Jul 05, 2018

Mark Schwartz, formerly CIO at the US Citizenship and Immigration Services and now enterprise strategist at AWS, spoke at the DevOps Enterprise Summit in London about what it means to lead IT.

Culture & Methods Follow 622 Followers

Getting More Work Done in Fewer Working Hours

by Ben Linders Follow 23 Followers on  Jul 05, 2018

When Jason Lengstorf’s body was actively falling apart due of the way he was working, he decided to limit his computer usage and create pockets of high-focus effort. Working fewer hours prevents you from becoming overtired or unfocused. We need to treat downtime with the same level of care as we treat our uptime, using breaks to make creative connections, recharge, and to remember why we work.

DevOps Follow 766 Followers

Learning to Bend But Not Break at Netflix: Haley Tucker Discusses Chaos Engineering at QCon NY

by Daniel Bryant Follow 667 Followers on  Jul 05, 2018

At QCon New York, Haley Tucker presented “UNBREAKABLE: Learning to Bend But Not Break at Netflix” and discussed her experience with chaos engineering while working across a number of roles at Netflix. Key takeaways included: use functional sharding for fault isolation; continually tune RPC calls; run chaos experiments with small iterations; and apply the “principles of chaos”.

Mobile Follow 144 Followers

Continuous Integration for Google Play Apps

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Jul 05, 2018

At the last Google I/O conference, Google introduced version 3 of its Google Play Publishing API, which enables developers to publish their apps to Google Play from their continuous integration workflows.

DevOps Follow 766 Followers

Driving Innovation at Switzerland's Largest Bank

by Manuel Pais Follow 9 Followers on  Jul 03, 2018 3

Jelena Laketic, head of asset management SWAT (SoftWare Action Team) at UBS, spoke at the DevOps Enterprise Summit London about some of the lessons she has learned driving innovation at the largest bank in Switzerland. InfoQ reached out to Laketic in order to get her view on the particular challenges and successes around her SWAT journey and what innovation means at UBS.

DevOps Follow 766 Followers

Electric Cloud Launches Predictive Analytics for DevOps

by Helen Beal Follow 5 Followers on  Jul 03, 2018

ElectricFlow DevOps Foresight uses deep learning to identify patterns in release pipelines, gauge the likelihood of software release success and make recommendations in order to incrementally improve pipeline performance and application quality.

DevOps Follow 766 Followers

Challenges of Moving from Projects to Products

by Manuel Pais Follow 9 Followers on  Jul 02, 2018

Carmen DeArdo, former DevOps technology director at Nationwide Insurance, and Nicole Bryan, vice-president of product management at Tasktop, recently spoke at the DevOps Enterprise Summit London on the importance of moving from a project-based to a product-based organization.

DevOps Follow 766 Followers

Shopify’s Journey to Kubernetes and PaaS: Niko Kurtti at QCon NY

by Daniel Bryant Follow 667 Followers on  Jul 01, 2018

At QCon New York, Niko Kurtti presented “Forced Evolution: Shopify’s Journey to Kubernetes”, and described the Shopify engineering team’s journey to building their own PaaS with Kubernetes as the foundation.

DevOps Follow 766 Followers

Patterns and Practices for Cloud Native Continuous Delivery

by Manuel Pais Follow 9 Followers on  Jun 30, 2018

Christian Deger, chief architect at RIO – a Brand of Volkswagen Truck & Bus, recently shared a set of patterns and practices for implementing cloud native continuous delivery at the Continuous Lifecycle Conference in London.

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