Reboot Your Leadership for DevOps Success: Why Culture Trumps Tech in the
Culture is the most important ingredient of DevOps. The challenge for most
organizations is defining and communicating a vision of beneficial DevOps
culture for their organizations, and then facilitating the changes needed to
achieve that. Often this comes down to an ability to provide true leadership.
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As a CIO, are your direct reports IT managers or are they IT leaders? The
hard truth is that many IT managers have risen through the ranks based on
their technical skills, not their leadership ability. Many are unable to
effectively engage and inspire, creating forward momentum in the direction of
desired change. Renowned for its approach to leadership and emphasis on their
people, organizations increasingly look to our military for insight into
Machine to Container (M2C) Teleports Existing Enterprise Apps to the Cloud
It's been a busy time for tech's ongoing infatuation with containers. Amazon
just announced EC2 Container Registry to simply container management. The new
Azure container service taps into Microsoft's partnership with Docker and
Mesosphere. You know when there's a standard for containers on the table
there's money on the table, too.
Everyone is talking containers because they reduce a ton of
development-related challenges and make it much easier to move across
production and testing environments and cloud... (more)
Three Reasons Why DevOps Transformation Produces Happiness
By Charlie Coffey
"It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory." - W.
How often do we see this quote used in DevOps blogs without a hint of irony?
It's as if we need to instantly complete generations of evolution to stave
off extinction, like trying to grow an extra lung overnight.
DevOps or Die!!!
So this is it - the dreaded DevOps transformation looms large. The department
will be ‘shaken up', practices will be ‘turned on their head', and staff
will be ‘taken out of their comfort zone'. It's... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that Isomorphic Software will exhibit at
DevOps Summit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on
November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Isomorphic Software provides the SmartClient HTML5/AJAX platform, the most
advanced technology for building rich, cutting-edge enterprise web
applications for desktop and mobile. SmartClient combines the productivity
and performance of traditional desktop software with the simplicity and reach
of the open web.
With the industry's broadest, deepest UI component s... (more)
Cloud Expo 2016 New York at the Javits Center New York was characterized by
increased attendance and a new focus on operations. These were both
encouraging signs for all involved in Cloud Computing and all that it
As Conference Chair, I work with the Cloud Expo team to structure three
keynotes, numerous general sessions, and more than 150 breakout sessions
along 10 tracks. Our job is to balance the state of enterprise IT today with
the trends that will be commonplace tomorrow.
Mobile Computing, Big Data and Analytics, the Internet of Things, Platforms
and Microservice... (more)
DevOps is a term that comes full of controversy. A lot of people are on the
bandwagon, while others are waiting for the term to jump the shark, and
eventually go back to business as usual.
Regardless of where you are along the specturm of loving or hating the term
DevOps, one thing is certain. More and more people are using it to describe a
system administrator who uses scripts, or tools like, Chef, Puppet or
Ansible, in order to provision infrastructure. There is also usually an
expectation of being able to deliver this in 100% cloud, or hybrid
How Things F... (more)