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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…

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…

Centrica Test Environment Management

One Company’s Success with Test Environment Management

If you live in the United Kingdom, Ireland or in the eastern United States, there is a good chance that your electricity is provided by Centrica…

Software Delivery Assurance

The Five Tenets of Software Delivery Assurance

Delivery Assurance isn’t a new concept for companies developing and delivering software. The overarching goal – ensuring that new software is delivered on time and on…

frequent software releases

Enabling Frequent Software Releases, Greater Independence

As release managers and executives, we address release complexity and complex dependencies between releases by combining software releases…

I Thought DevOps Integration was Supposed to be Easy?

I Thought DevOps Integration was Supposed to be Easy?

We’ve said it on this blog before, and we’ll repeat the same message: Solving a software engineering problem is simple physics. It takes a set amount…

Project portfolio management

How Enterprise Release Management Enhances Project Portfolio Management

As a user of a Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solution, you’re probably hearing about Enterprise Release Management (ERM) as an emerging solution for managing enterprise change…

The Link Between Change Management and Release Management

The Link Between Change Management and Release Management

Change Management and Release Management are different but related functions within organizations. At a high level, Change activities relate to the process of requesting changes, assessing…

3 New Year Resolutions for Release Management

3 New Year Resolutions for Release Management

Happy New Year from Plutora! We’re looking forward to the new year as we continue to develop products aimed at taking the effort out of environment,…

orion launch

Here’s a Project that Demands Real Release Management Governance

Release Risk and Release Management Governance Continuous integration, continuous deployment pipelines, automated configuration and deployment tools such as Puppet and Chef all of these systems contribute…

Plutora Release Gates and Approvals

Enterprise DevOps Governance Gates

Which side of the wall of confusion are your governance gates on? Whenever people discuss DevOps they always speak of a “Wall of Confusion” between development…

5 key elements of an effective release management process

An Effective Release Management Process: 5 Key Elements

Whilst onsite to roll out Plutora within a government client recently, we had the opportunity to sit through one of their release management meetings. The meeting…