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Achieve Hiccup-Free Software Releases - CD Pipeline

Create a Hiccup-Free Continuous Delivery Pipeline for Enterprise Releases — Tips from Gary Gruver

Given the scale and complexity of enterprise applications, trying to improve release cycle time without compromising quality is a constant concern. In tightly-coupled architectures, release pipelines…

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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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Milestones to DevOps Integration

The challenge that every business constantly faces is how to remain relevant to its customers. In a world where changes are happening around us at breakneck…

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The Regression Testing Solution for DevOps

Software testing is an essential part of any software development process to make sure everything works as expected. This concept is nothing new. However, what is…

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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…

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Expedite the Handoff from Dev to Test: An Interview with Gary Gruver (Part 1)

In his book, Applying Agile and DevOps at Scale, Gary Gruver talks about the differences between the application deployment pipeline of a loosely coupled architecture vs…

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Integration Testing in an Enterprise DevOps Environment

Stages of Development Testing The need for testing a new piece of software before it’s released to customers is as old as software development itself. However,…

DevOps Culture

You Can’t Have a True DevOps Culture Without Effective Release Management

While the DevOps movement and associated technologies have garnered much attention and fanfare, few have addressed the core issue—the handoff from development to operations. This blog…

Agile Release Management

It’s Time to Tear Down Silos for Agile Release Management

To make sure we’re on the same page, let’s start by defining what we mean by a silo. “They are nothing more than barriers… between departments……

Release Risk

The Biggest Reason Your Release Risk is Going Up, and What to do About it

Rising costs. Delays. Failed deployments. Outages. Your risk is increasing and you’re scrambling to figure out why. The trigger is a lack of visibility. And it is the single biggest reason your release risk is going up for dev, for ops, and for the business.

Difference between release management and service management

What is the difference between Release Management and Service Management?

Service management implies IT Service Management or ITSM while release management is a whole different set of roles and responsibilities and it is a term that…

post release reviews

How to Run Post-Release Reviews: Learning from a Release Event

A release is a highly orchestrated set of changes performed on a complex system, and, as with any change to a software system, it can introduce…