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Burndown Chart

Using a Burndown Chart for Effective Project Forecasting

Agile can come with a lot of confusing words and concepts. We sometimes find ourselves surrounded by odd-sounding words like story points, velocity, WIP, Kanban, and…

infrastructure as code

Infrastructure as Code: What Is It, and Why Should My Engineers Care?

For decades, managing a server or two was a full-time job. System administrators would carefully curate their critical systems and ensure the business ran smoothly by…

configuration management

Configuration Management: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

Configuration management is an increasingly important foundation for a successful tech platform. Good leaders in the tech space will want to know what it takes to…

DevSecOps

DevSecOps: A Complete Guide to What, Why, and How

If done right, DevOps implementation should bring fruitful results to any organization: better collaboration between teams, faster time to market, improved overall productivity, and enhanced customer…

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…

why devops

Beyond the Hype: Why DevOps Isn’t a Silver Bullet

The concept of DevOps and the idea of going faster are not new. However, the proliferation of shiny new tools designed around providing faster Agile +…

devops vs agile

The Agile + DevOps Effect: 6 Keys to Software Delivery Evolution

Agile and DevOps are both iterative methodologies that focus on moving quickly. With Agile, you’re trying to test your assumptions as soon as possible so that…

kanban vs scrum

Kanban vs Scrum: Which One is Right for You?

Kanban vs Scrum is a question often debated by teams looking to switch from a waterfall development process to an agile solution. Both of these project…

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….

Jenkins World 2018

Come Talk to Us and Merck at Jenkins World 2018 – Booth 120

It’s that time again as Jenkins World is upon us. I love that the conference is being renamed to DevOps World as it spotlights a key…