Articles and opinions about the value of DevOps blanket the Internet, yet many companies are still struggling to make it work. This is an issue not only at the fundamental process level, but also on an organizational level as both delivery teams and system users push back on the idea of change.
DevOps Blog Posts
DevOps isn’t a new way of delivering software (the term is a decade old), but right now it’s the “star” of software development.
In the current business landscape, enterprise software has become vital to productivity for nearly every organization. Yet, even with the availability of powerful commercial software platforms for core business activities, customizations are the norm, not the exception.
For any organization that develops and maintains software as part of its business strategy, the ability to build, test and release code updates quickly is vital to optimizing processes and sharpening competitive advantage. In some cases, it is inextricably linked with maintaining market delivery goals, as well.
The last year has been an exciting one for Orasi, as we developed and debuted a comprehensive palette of solutions and services around streamlining software delivery — and the DevOps pipeline in particular. This spring, we had the opportunity to share the many insights we gleaned during our research and exploration in this area, beginning with Micro Focus Universe in Vienna and culminating with the ADM Summit in Chicago.
In the software world, user expectations are off the charts. Driven at least partly by cutthroat competition among mobile devices and apps, users expect application updates for all systems to occur in near real-time, and they won’t tolerate outages or defects. Furthermore, enterprise software increasingly must run on mobile devices, from smartphones to tablets.