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DevOps Infographic – Enterprise Reality vs Unicorns The post DevOps Infographic – Enterprise vs Unicorns appeared first on Plutora Inc. DevOps Infographic – Enterprise Reality vs Unicorns ... (more)
This blog post focuses on the difference between "Release Engineers" and "Release Managers," and I'm writing it because I've talked to people who don't see what separates the two roles. It's an important distinction, and an organization's view of the difference is an indicator o... (more)
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 and operations, and while there is certainly a barrier to understanding it's more than just a "wall."  I see it more as a... (more)
If you've been a release manager you'll understand that you sit between two groups: An operations group tasked with accepting and supporting a software release. This group wants a predictable process, they view releases as incidents to be managed, and they answer to a business th... (more)
When a CIO or a CTO thinks of the applications they support it is almost always in terms of a "portfolio"  When a research company named Gleanster poll executives about agile data management they discovered an interesting trend. Companies are reporting an increase in portfolio s... (more)
When it comes to testing and quality assurance, providing the right incentives and metrics is critical. Your release plan shouldn't reward quality assurance and quality engineering teams for rushing systems through the QA process, and you shouldn't create systems that penalize a... (more)
Release Management RACI Matrix By Michelle Henry Is it done yet or Why RACI is Essential Whether you are a release manager, a release engineer, or a someone just supporting a release you understand that the intersection of software releases and instant messaging can be frustrat... (more)
Plutora is the necessary "Air Traffic Control" for an increasingly Agile Enterprise By Dalibor Siroky I keep coming back to this analogy because it's the most apt description of what Plutora provides for the Enterprise. We provide the software that you need to manage a busy rele... (more)
Driving Culture Change in Release Management By Chris Mooney The goal of any organization should be to have clearly defined release phases, where all parties are aware of the phase activities and key gates/milestones. The absence of purpose built collaboration tools has caused ... (more)
5 Surefire Ways to Make Your Enterprise DevOps Initiative Fail Miserably 2014 was the year that DevOps arrived in large enterprises, and we’re seeing several large corporations moving to more agile software delivery and more frequent releases. We’ve helped many companies move tow... (more)
Is it done yet or Why RACI is Essential Whether you are a release manager, a release engineer, or a someone just supporting a release you understand that the intersection of software releases and instant messaging can be frustrating.  Whether you use Skype, Jabber, Slack, or any ... (more)
Plutora is the necessary “Air Traffic Control” for an increasingly Agile Enterprise. I keep coming back to this analogy because it’s the most apt description of what Plutora provides for the Enterprise.  We provide the software that you need to manage a busy release schedule.  Wi... (more)
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, release, and deployment management. To help you organize your approach to the New Year we wanted to take some time to propose a few... (more)
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