Measuring DevOps

DevOps is about delivering Business Value, therefore the things you measure should align with the business. Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) should fall into one of 3 general categories, Velocity, Quality, or Business Value.  Velocity specifically measures the rate at which an organization can deliver software change. Quality measures how well the software change being delivered meets […]

Dirty code? If it works, leave it says Thoughtworks CTO

Dirty code is a fact of life, and working out which software really needs changing and leaving the rest will help many IT organizations gain at least some of the benefits of going Agile, ThoughtWorks’ CTO told the Continuous Lifecycle conference today. Keynote speeches at software conferences often paint grand visions for development nirvana, which […]

AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio

The AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio is an extension for Microsoft Visual Studio that makes it easier for developers to develop, debug, and deploy .NET applications using Amazon Web Services. With the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio, you’ll be able to get started faster and be more productive when building AWS applications. via AWS Toolkit […]

Explore Continuous Delivery in AWS with the Pipeline Starter Kit

Continuous delivery, automating your software delivery process from code to build to deployment, is a powerful development technique and the ultimate goal for many development teams. AWS provides services, including AWS CodePipeline (a continuous delivery service) and AWS CodeDeploy (an automated application deployment service) to help you reach this goal. With AWS CodePipeline, any time […]

Faster, Smarter DevOps

Moving your release cadence from months to weeks is not just about learning Agile practices and getting some automation tools. It involves people, tooling and a transition plan. I will discuss some of the benefits and approaches to getting there. via Faster, Smarter DevOps

Creating a culture for DevOps to thrive

For many organizations, the move to DevOps is more complicated than simply putting agile metholodies, tools, and techniques into practice – it requires a cultural shift. This is especially true when running into the inevitable roadblocks that occur along the path to disruption. Mirco Hering, Agile & DevOps lead for Accenture and a speaker at the […]