By Elizabeth White
DevOps, Digital, and Cloud: Two’s Company, Three’s a Crowd?
Cloud computing is unquestionably one of the driving forces of DevOps, as the
automation of operations transforms enterprise software development. DevOps,
however, is more than a technology trend, as it represents a move toward
silo-busting, self-organizing horizontal teams that drive business velocity.
At the same time, enterprise Digital Transformation represents an upheaval
across the enterprise, as customer preferences and behavior drive enterprise
technology decisions. This transformation extends well beyond technology,
however, as companies must rethink their organizational structure, moving
toward silo-busting, self-organizing horizontal teams… sound familiar?
DevOps, Digital, Cloud – three separate transformative trends, or one
mega-trend? Or perhaps nothing more than enough buzzwor... (more)
DevOps is an organizational and cultural rethink of how software-driven
organizations can become organizations at velocity – agile enough to
innovate and fast enough to deal with any change that comes their way.
Information technology is a central enabler of DevOps, but today’s
better-faster-cheaper technology is not the whole story, as tools are only as
good as the people wielding them. The more fundamental story here is the
organizational and cultural transformation necessary to take full advantage
of modern tech. Business at velocity depends upon such transformation.
DevOps, ... (more)
Seven Extreme Customer Centricity Tips for Digital Transformation
One of the most important tenets of digital transformation is that it's
customer-driven. In fact, the only reason technology is involved at all is
because today's customers demand technology-based interactions with the
companies they do business with.
It's no surprise, therefore, that we at Intellyx agree with Patrick Maes,
CTO, ANZ Bank, when he said, "the fundamental element in digital
transformation is extreme customer centricity."
So true - but note the insightful twist that Maes added to the
customer-driven d... (more)
What is DevOps? It is one of the hottest buzzwords in IT, but many have
difficulty finding a specific definition. The truth is that DevOps means
different things to different people. DEVOPSdigest asked experts from across
the industry to define what DevOps means to them. The purpose of this list is
not to come up with a one-sentence definition of DevOps to appeal to all. The
goal is to show just how many varied ideas are connected with the concept of
DevOps, and in the process learn a little more what DevOps is all about.
The list of 17 Ways to Define DevOps will be posted in four... (more)
Anonymous's self-organization gives it power, resilience, and above all,
agility - in fact, far more than traditional organizations with vastly
superior resources. On the other hand, its efforts are often capricious, and
once a particular target loses its appeal, Anonymous's attention tends to
As the war against Daesh (formerly ISIS or ISIL) heats up following the
terrorist attacks in Paris, the hacker group Anonymous has taken a leadership
position in the global effort. Its battleground isn't in Europe, the Middle
East, or any other location on earth. Anonymou... (more)