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  • Faster Financial Software Development Using Low Code: Focusing on the Four Key Metrics

    Low code/no code can help firms achieve the four key performance metrics described in the State of DevOps Reports and Accelerate, to achieve a faster pace of software development. Financial services especially stand to benefit from the trend of adopting low code/no code to drive digital transformation.

  • Are Canary Releases an Alternative to Testers?

    Canary releases enable product owners to check how a new feature is getting adopted by users by rolling it out to a small percentage of users and then incrementally rolling it out to a wider audience. Product owners might feel tempted to discontinue or reduce testing upon adopting canary releases, but decisions should be approached cautiously as they can have serious and unintended consequences.

  • Engineering Digital Transformation for Continuous Improvement

    Engineering The Digital transformation leverages manufacturing's successful track record of improving productivity and quality and organizational change management principles. It's a training program designed to reduce the barriers to change, enable teams to understand good design patterns, and ultimately allow organizations to create a systematic approach to continuous improvement.

  • Mobile DevSecOps Is the Road to Mobile Security

    In this article, I’ll discuss some of the most common security deficiencies in mobile apps and explain the potential risks to consumers, app developers, and brands, as well how to break the cycle of poor app security, using automated, rapid, continuous, and iterative deployment.

  • Is Artificial Intelligence Taking over DevOps?

    AI tools are slowly replacing the role of the developer – just as DevOps did before – and will eventually supplant DevOps entirely. Assessing whether that prediction is true is tricky. In this article, we’ll look at what AI promises for the development process, assess whether it can really ever take over from human developers, and what DevOps is likely to look like in a decades’ time.

  • AIOps Strategies for Augmenting Your IT Operations

    AIOps techniques can be used to decrease the workload on IT Operations teams while also improving outage resolution time and increasing innovation. In implementing AIOps strategies it is important to start small and have measurable KPIs to track progress and performance.

  • Applying Lean Tools and Techniques to Scrum

    This article focuses on some of the challenges that Scrum is facing and how Lean can be a complementary approach. Lean is often misunderstood as a heavyweight process when in fact it is a philosophy, one that is grounded in continuous improvement. The topic of waste, a central theme that Lean helps focus on, shows us that Scrum can be improved upon.

  • Paving the Road to Production

    Coinbase has gotten much from its deploy pipelines. We deploy thousands of servers across hundreds of projects per day, to serve our millions of customers and their billions in assets. This article explores the journey Coinbase took to get where it is now, it describes their paved roads and how they've had to change over time in response to their company growing.

  • Quick and Seamless Release Management for Java Projects with JReleaser

    Andres Almiray's quest to learn Go led him to discover GoReleaser and its multiple benefits to managing Go projects. Inspired by a conversation with Max Andersen about the manner in which JBang manages releases on multiple platforms, Almiray embarked on a journey to build a flexible release tool for the Java ecosystem. InfoQ spoke to Almiray for a detailed view of JReleaser.

  • How Journaling Puts Leadership in Action

    Have you ever wondered how keeping a journal (or even a so-called “diary”) and business-related topics go together? In this article, Cosima Laube explores how regular structured writing for the sake of reflection and learning looks, and shares her own experience with different journaling variants and techniques, as well as some science and meta-level views.

  • Compiled, Typed, Ruby-Inspired Crystal Language is Ready for Production - Q&A with Beta Ziliani

    The Crystal language is ready for production, 12 years after inception. Crystal is compiled for performance, typed for safety, and Ruby-like for productivity. Due to the strong type inference, developers need only sparse type annotations. We interviewed the head of the Crystal team on the language tradeoffs, the present features and the language roadmap.

  • Why DevOps Culture Matters: Leaders Talk About the Keys to Making Change Successful and Sustainable

    A recent Software Delivery Leadership Forum panel discussion shared approaches and tactics for creating a successful DevOps culture. The panel stressed the importance of an aligned culture around the DevOps adoption. This includes setting strategic organizational goals, cultivating psychological safety, and treating your culture as a product.