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cutover plan

How to Formulate and Execute an Effective Cutover Plan

The most crucial time for a software company is when a project is ready to go-live. All the development and testing processes have been completed. The…

deployment planning

Deployment Planning: Everything You Need for Success

The key to success for every enterprise project is a well-thought-out plan. One of the biggest mistakes that most teams make is having practices in place…

continuous deployment

Continuous Deployment: How It Fits in Your Delivery

As a leader within your organization, you’re excited about the possibilities DevOps provides your team. Faster, more impactful changes mean more direct value delivered to your…

serverless

Serverless: What and Why? A Complete Guide for IT Leaders

Has your laptop, phone, or projector ever stopped working when you needed it most? If so, you aren’t alone. It’s happened to me more times than…

hybrid cloud

Hybrid Cloud: A Complete Intro and Guide for IT Leadership

The use of the cloud is inevitable for most companies because cloud computing is necessary for a company that wants to keep up to date with…

ci/cd pipeline

Understanding the CI/CD Pipeline: What It Is, Why It Matters

It used to be that software development was simply about, well, software development. As software continues to eat the world, many adjacent aspects of the development…

agile vs waterfall

Agile vs Waterfall: A Leadership Guide to Choosing in 2019

The differences between types of software are vast. One application might be built to control a vehicle in space. Another might integrate two systems to add…

Why Plutora

The Value Stream Digital Transformation Solution

As the VP of Development at a large multinational wireless telecommunication company, Christian deals with a variety of challenges every day. For example, this morning he…

CI CD CDE

Continuous Integration vs. Continuous Delivery vs. Continuous Deployment

The world of software development seems to create new buzzwords, processes, and methodologies almost as fast as it develops new software tools. The reason is that…

Continuous Improvement in a CI/CD Pipeline

Continuous Improvement in a CI/CD Pipeline

In 1993, the movie “Groundhog Day,” starring Bill Murray, launched its way into our hearts and minds as one of the top-rated movies of all time….

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Deployment Runbook: 8 Reasons Why You Still Need Them

It seems there are never-ending stories about how various development teams have implemented really impressive Agile or DevOps processes that take developed code from the idea…

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Expedite the Handoff from Dev to Test: An Interview with Gary Gruver (Part 2)

In the second part of our conversation with Gary Gruver (read part 1 here), we continue to discuss delivery pipeline inefficiencies of enterprise releases. As Gary…