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XebiaLabs: Addressing the Enterprise Challenges of DevOps

An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief

There are ample business drivers pushing enterprise organizations toward the full-fledged adoption of DevOps and Continuous Delivery. Improved speed to market, greater organizational agility, and improved operational efficiency have become the baseline requirement for the modern IT organization.

XebiaLabs Logohttps://intellyx.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/xebialabs_logo-260x47.png 260w, https://intellyx.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/xebialabs_logo-50x9.png 50w, https://intellyx.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/xebialabs_logo.png 527w" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px" />But unlike the oft-touted tech startups, enterprise organizations are not starting with a greenfield. Instead, they must adopt DevOps across a large IT organization and within the midst of a highly complex environment that mixes legacy and modern technologies.

XebiaLabs‘ entire focus is on helping enterprise organizations address their unique challenges when adopting DevOps so they can realize faster time to market, reduced cycle times and improved productivity. They have designed their Application Release Automation platform to address three distinct sets of needs unique to the enterprise:

  • DevOps needs: providing for automation, efficiency, speed and error reduction
  • Enterprise needs: managing integrations, complex processes, heterogeneous environments, compliance and security
  • Management/Business needs: enabling visibility, analytics, decision support and feedback

Copyright © Intellyx LLC. Intellyx publishes the Agile Digital Transformation Roadmap poster, advises companies on their digital transformation initiatives, and helps vendors communicate their agility stories. As of the time of writing, none of the organizations mentioned in this article are Intellyx customers. To be considered for a Brain Candy article, email us at pr@intellyx.com.

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Jason Bloomberg is a leading IT industry analyst, Forbes contributor, keynote speaker, and globally recognized expert on multiple disruptive trends in enterprise technology and digital transformation. He is ranked #5 on Onalytica’s list of top Digital Transformation influencers for 2018 and #15 on Jax’s list of top DevOps influencers for 2017, the only person to appear on both lists.

As founder and president of Agile Digital Transformation analyst firm Intellyx, he advises, writes, and speaks on a diverse set of topics, including digital transformation, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, devops, big data/analytics, cybersecurity, blockchain/bitcoin/cryptocurrency, no-code/low-code platforms and tools, organizational transformation, internet of things, enterprise architecture, SD-WAN/SDX, mainframes, hybrid IT, and legacy transformation, among other topics.

Mr. Bloomberg’s articles in Forbes are often viewed by more than 100,000 readers. During his career, he has published over 1,200 articles (over 200 for Forbes alone), spoken at over 400 conferences and webinars, and he has been quoted in the press and blogosphere over 2,000 times.

Mr. Bloomberg is the author or coauthor of four books: The Agile Architecture Revolution (Wiley, 2013), Service Orient or Be Doomed! How Service Orientation Will Change Your Business (Wiley, 2006), XML and Web Services Unleashed (SAMS Publishing, 2002), and Web Page Scripting Techniques (Hayden Books, 1996). His next book, Agile Digital Transformation, is due within the next year.

At SOA-focused industry analyst firm ZapThink from 2001 to 2013, Mr. Bloomberg created and delivered the Licensed ZapThink Architect (LZA) Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) course and associated credential, certifying over 1,700 professionals worldwide. He is one of the original Managing Partners of ZapThink LLC, which was acquired by Dovel Technologies in 2011.

Prior to ZapThink, Mr. Bloomberg built a diverse background in eBusiness technology management and industry analysis, including serving as a senior analyst in IDC’s eBusiness Advisory group, as well as holding eBusiness management positions at USWeb/CKS (later marchFIRST) and WaveBend Solutions (now Hitachi Consulting), and several software and web development positions.