Monitoring is pivotal in the sustained proactivity in your ITOps architecture. In recent years, we have seen an explosion in both the number of and…

Live Webinar: Tuesday August 30th, 1:00p ET More than ever, businesses are rapidly increasing their focus on quickly identifying ways to drive greater results. As…

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Monitoring tools are intended to make life easier for DevOps team, and choosing the right DevOps monitoring tool can make all the difference for efficient…

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At Velocity Santa Clara this year, I gave a talk about the interplay between the DevOps movement and product management. I think it’s important for…

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Admittedly, two years ago I was a bulk contributor to the DevOps noise with conversations rooted in the movement around culture, principles, and goals. And…

Building Fast and Breaking Fast with Big Blue Build Fast – Break Fast. That’s the mantra of the DevOps movement, and one that’s always associated…

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A DevOps Primer to Help You at IBM InterConnect Are you going to IBM Interconnect, but don’t know much about DevOps? We’ve got you covered….

Many DevOps companies embrace risk, but fear of failing is hard-wired into most of us. Here are 3 ways to handle an emotional reaction to failure.

Democracy: the great experiment. The voice of the people leading. The end of rigid and overbearing hierarchies. These principles have been with us for over two centuries in government, but many business models still look like the British Empire. As the pace of development continues to scale and customers come to expect real-time response to their concerns, businesses with complex IT departments are transitioning to a DevOps model that gives them the agility to stay up and responsive to the voice of the people. Here we explore how fostering a DevOps culture can build a more democratic workplace and customer experience.

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Today’s customer expects everything to be fast and always on, so uptime is crucial. This creates an entirely new set of business challenges for organisations with complex IT departments and a need for more agile IT Ops. We reviewed the top trends we are learning from customers on the road and what you need to consider when transitioning from a more traditional IT organisation.

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We think we’re doing the whole DevOps thing right — new hires can deploy on day one, Travis CI is humming along, and we own the code we ship. But then something breaks, something doesn’t go according to plan, tempers flare up, and all that warm, fuzzy collaboration seems to evaporate. What’s going on? What happened to #HugOps?

Everyone wants to optimize their team’s performance, but coming up with a good plan for doing so isn’t always easy. That’s why operationally mature DevOps teams use metrics to gain valuable insight into their work, enhance the their capacity, and drive cultural change. Here we outline the key metrics that you should be monitoring and talk about how they can influence your team’s culture and performance.

| In Alerting, DevOps, Operations Performance

As the pace of development and business continues to scale, teams need an agile and collaborative work environment to succeed. Moving to a DevOps model is a critical part of setting your engineering teams up to succeed, but making the transition can be challenging for many companies. In this post, we share some strategies for making the transition.

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This is the second post in our series on ChatOps In our last post, you learned what ChatOps is, how it works and the ways…

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You’re probably hearing the word ChatOps more and more—at conferences, on Reddit and Hacker News, or around the water cooler (or keg). But what does…

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In its simplest form, website monitoring is the process of testing and verifying that end-users can can actually use your service. There are several great…

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This is the final post of our series about transitioning to a DevOps culture (for now). To start from the beginning check out, Why You…

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This is the third post in a series to help your engineering team transition into a DevOps organizational model. Here we’ll discuss how to scale…