The traditional approach to application delivery - do one big revision or
introduce a major new feature over a short period - is rapidly being replaced
by a new, faster and smarter approach, Continuous Delivery (CD). The core
idea of CD is to create a repeatable, reliable and incrementally improving
process for taking software from concept to customer.
CD enables organizations to deliver new features to users as fast and
efficiently as possible. The main goal of Continuous Delivery is to enable a
constant flow of changes into production via an automated software production
Organizations today are under intense pressure to deliver software and value
to their businesses and customer faster than ever. That pressure is forcing
structural and strategic changes in how companies deliver applications.
A major, perhaps ‘the major' source of pressure com... (more)
At its core DevOps is all about collaboration. The lines of communication
must be opened and it takes some effort to ensure that they stay that way.
It's easy to pay lip service to trends and talk about implementing new
methodologies, but without action, real benefits cannot be realized. Success
requires planning, advocates empowered to effect change, and, of course, the
To bring about a cultural shift it's important to share challenges. In simple
terms, ensuring that everyone knows what everyone else is doing can create a
real team spirit and social cohesion that... (more)