Maybe Service Virtualization adoption is like eating an elephant

Really? More than a decade after Service Virtualization came onto the IT scene, after all the empirical results showing the huge cost savings, speed-to-market benefits and increased quality, voke analyst Theresa Lanowitz says large enterprises still find the leap to SV too intimidating. In an excellent piece by Alex Handy over at SDTimes, Lanowitz says […]

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Why eliminating finger-pointing can foster your DevOps culture

  Finger-pointing is a part of the corporate political DNA – in bad companies, anyway. One CTO working to transform a big company says breaking that bad habit is as easy as getting everyone together. Over at the DevOps Café podcast, John Willis and Damon Edwards did an excellent interview with Jody Mulkey, chief technology […]

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Lajos Moczar: Why I’m screaming about Agile

  Agile has many fans. Lajos Moczar is not one of them. As we saw in Part 1 of our two-part email interview, the Ireland-based consultant, author and veteran of all things information technology has previously called agile a “fad methodology.”   “Until we have given people a better way to think that results in better products and […]

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Should you tear down the wall between DevOps and Disaster Recovery?

Over at Forbes.com, Anthony Kessel of Sungard Availability Services is writing a series called DevOps Defined, which is examining what he calls the “limiting factors of DevOps – storage space and compute power.” In his latest installment, Kessel makes an argument for companies to do what some disaster recovery managers might find unthinkable: Make DR […]

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Smartling’s Andrey Akselrod talks DevOps, lightning-fast iterations and continuous deployment

Andrey Akselrod, the co-founder and chief technology officer at Smartling, has garnered a reputation as an innovator in process management circles, so we sought him out for some give and take on developing software efficiently, iterating quickly, most importantly, with adequate quality the first time. For Smartling, getting it right involves automated testing, continuous iterations […]

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