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Plutora and Avocado Partner to Bring Faster Release Cycles to the Enterprise Partnership will help enterprise IT teams evolve their processes to support more frequent application releases. Sydney, Australia, April 12 2016 – Plutora, the industry standard for Enterprise Release & ... (more)
A pattern we’re noticing more and more is that technology departments are starting to get out in front of the business. All too often this creates an odd paradox: the business might be asking technology to slow down because it hasn’t adapted to a continuous delivery model. This i... (more)
“To truly achieve IT delivery assurance, companies must empower program managers and delivery managers with a dedicated tool for introducing orchestrated, end-to-end control of the delivery process and visibility into project statuses, delivery progress and software quality acros... (more)
“To keep up with increasing demand for high quality, rapid software releases, IT organizations must shift to Disciplined DevOps — an approach to software release collaboration that blends agile delivery with risk management and governance that support delivery assurance” DevOps h... (more)
“In many real-world case studies, Plutora has resulted in returns exceeding 600% and more. A typical return is around 400% depending on the depth of using the Platform. Adding in the additional savings from Environment reclamation and reduction in capital spending on servers or C... (more)
An enterprise release manager (ERM) is a new role in the enterprise and it is a by-product of several factors. First, enterprises continue to report larger portfolios with an increased number of smaller, more independent projects. At the same time more companies are decentralizin... (more)
Your IT team has adopted DevOps approaches to enable a faster and more reliable way to move initiatives between development teams and operations. However, you’re still witnessing inconsistent results despite a concerted effort to move towards continuous delivery. Why? Automating ... (more)
Decades ago, when software projects were larger and more monolithic projects moved very slowly. Developers didn’t build micro-service architectures in weeks using modern software tools and processes such as Agile. They worked on projects with timelines measured in months or years... (more)
The future of software releases is clear. Continuous delivery is here to stay. But does that mean that legacy software systems and infrastructure need to be altogether abandoned? If you polled the people busy redefining best practices today, they'd agree that in a decade we're ... (more)
Improve your release test delivery. We’re launching Stryka soon, next generation test case management software.A SaaS tool to support agile and DevOps in the enterprise. Learn More and Sign Up to Beta > The post Stryka – Next generation test case management software appeared fir... (more)
"Complexity" is often viewed as a negative. This is perhaps even more the case at scale, where some degree of complexity is unavoidable. Any unnecessary complexity, states the conventional wisdom, is public enemy number one. But does that wisdom ring true? Let's look a little clo... (more)
Three Steps to Efficient Enterprise DevOps By Dalibor Siroky If you work for a large company, you'll often look around and wonder if moving to a daily release cycle or automating deployments is even possible given the number of meetings and the amount of process your releases are ... (more)
Of all the jobs we’ve described in our series of posts focused on hiring, the application release manager role is the role that has been the most constant over the past several years. Deployment managers and test environment managers are relatively new job roles emerging only as ... (more)
When your company conducts a high-risk migration to a new platform or when you are faced with a challenge to preserve uptime on a critical day, you plan for every possible contingency and you look at every single facet of your enterprise to identify the weakest link. You prepare.... (more)
What Does Continuous Delivery Management Mean? By Dalibor Siroky Continuous Delivery is a trend that is taking the software industry by storm, and Continuous Delivery Management (CDM) is a new approach to release management that provides both transparency and a governance structur... (more)
I Thought DevOps Integration Was Supposed to Be Easy By Dalibor Siroky 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 of energy to move a project from point A to point B, and cha... (more)
The executive concern regarding software development used to revolve around the choice between a waterfall approach or agile teams. Now, the development world is almost decidedly convinced that agile is the way to go. With agile projects seeing 350% to 600% greater success than w... (more)
The software industry is constantly changing. Whether we’re developing for new mobile platforms, adopting the latest languages, or upgrading our methodology there are few constants when it comes to software. As timelines for software delivery projects tend to shorter, more contin... (more)
Enterprise Release Management Resolutions for 2016 By Dalibor Siroky Happy 2016. To help you think about the Environment Management year ahead, we've assembled a collection of resolutions for you to try out. Resolution #1 - I will plan ahead for environment requirements. Many envir... (more)
Gone are the days of the “Golden Master.” In fact, those days are so far gone that programmers new to the industry may not even recognize the term. If you don’t know what that term means we have to travel back in time for two decades, back to a time when most software was sold in... (more)
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