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  • Escaping Method Prison

    by Ivar Jacobson Roly Stimson on  Jun 21, 2017 1

    Methods are our best tool to get great software. But today they put us in method prisons with method wars, reliance on gurus and swings from method to method. How foolish is this? It needs to be stopped. The new Essence standard efficiently stops that path. And, teams get better methods, selected from a practice library and support in their daily work. Executives get forever learning org’s.

  • GitLab's CEO Sid Sijbrandij on Current Development Practices

    by Sergio De Simone on  Jun 19, 2017

    In this all-round interview, GitLab CEO Sid Sijbrandij speaks about how GitLab was born, what differentiates it from its competitors, the importance of being an "open" company, how GitLab engineers use continuous integration, what being a remote-only company means, and much more.

  • Actionable Analytics for Lean Project Management

    by Alexander Novkov on  Jun 03, 2017

    Measuring the right KPIs of your workflow is the key for implementing successful Lean project management. Applying these actionable analytics is going to help you track your team's progress towards reaching process perfection, allow you to project future performance and help you spot potential problems in an early stage.

Continuous Delivery with Kubernetes the Hard Way

Posted by Luke Marsden on  May 30, 2017

Automating continuous delivery with Kubernetes requires a Single-Source-Of-Truth, and that rollbacks can be implemented efficiently without requiring new code changes to be pushed.

Serverless Takes DevOps to the Next Level

Posted by Rafal Gancarz on  Apr 28, 2017

Serverless doesn’t only supplement DevOps, but it goes beyond the current thinking on how IT organisations can achieve greater business agility. This article explores how.

2017 State of Testing Report

Posted by Ben Linders on  Apr 07, 2017

The State of Testing 2017 report provides insights into the adoption of test techniques, practices, and test automation, and the challenges that testers are facing. 1

Developing Quality Software: Differentiating Factors

Posted by Cynthia Freeney on  Mar 02, 2017

The level of software quality attainable is reflective of organizational commitment to a range of quality factors covering environments, experience, skills, education and processes.

Tailoring Your DevOps Transformation to Organizational Culture

Posted by Tomek Pająk on  Feb 22, 2017

To build a high performance organization via DevOps, one often needs to change the organizational culture. This case study shows how you can apply the competing values framework for culture change.

The Misaligned Middle and Getting off the Hamster Wheel Using Kanban

Posted by Shane Hastie on  Jan 31, 2017

At the Agile 2016 conference, Dominica DeGrandis and Julia Wester of Leankit gave talks on helping middle managers adapt to change and how Kanban can be used to identify problems in workflows .

Q&A on Starting and Scaling DevOps in the Enterprise

Posted by Ben Linders on  Jan 12, 2017

The book Starting and Scaling DevOps in the Enterprise by Gary Gruver provides a DevOps based approach for continuously improving development and delivery processes in large organizations.

How Difficult Can It Be to Integrate Software Development Tools? The Hard Truth

Posted by Betty Zakheim on  Jan 02, 2017

Integrating software development tools is very hard. Getting endpoints to inter-operate is both a technical and business problem. The real issue is friction caused by the dissimilarities among tools.

Elevating Builds into a Container

Posted by Wes Higbee on  Dec 29, 2016

Automated builds and delivery pipelines are a wonderful thing once they’re operational. But provisioning build agents can be quite painful. It can be greatly simplified by running tools in containers. 1

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