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DevOps Best Practices for Enterprise Architecture

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Going Digital with Devops Keeping customers happy is a top priority for enterprise organizations and critical to staying ahead of the competition. Since nearly every interaction with customers is digital, this means delivering a steady stream of new and compelling applications and services and ensuring that every customers’ experience is … [Read more...]

Docker Production Deployment Security Considerations

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Docker has been garnering a lot of attention in the enterprise world, and rightfully so. Companies are looking at it and adopting (at least in development environments) at a rate not often seen in in the enterprise world. Docker has developers, cloud providers, and operating system (OS) vendors excited for various reasons. For developers, Docker … [Read more...]

Top 6 DevOps Conferences to Attend in 2016

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Looking to delve a bit deeper into DevOps this year? If so, then conferences are the ideal way to stay on top of the trends, industry movers and shakers, and products to support your goals. Some of these industry events are surprisingly affordable, and all have something unique and interesting to add to your knowledge and skills repertoire. 1) … [Read more...]

The Operations Impact of Bimodal IT

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Bimodal IT is an organizational model that segments IT services into two categories based on application requirements, maturity, and criticality. One category, deemed Mode 1, is designated as traditional, emphasizing the scalability, efficiency, safety, and accuracy that IT operations has always strived for—providing a stable infrastructure. The … [Read more...]

How to Unlock Enterprise IT Gridlock

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“We can get you a new virtual machine in about 6 weeks.” “Approval of a new data attribute is a standard 100 hours.” “One year and a million dollars.” How often do you find yourselves facing this conundrum? Why can coordinating resources between development and operations teams resemble Dhaka, Bangladesh (above) at rush hour? The reasons … [Read more...]

Celebrate DevOps 5th Anniversary: DevOpsDays Ghent

I am delighted to announce BMC's participation in the 5th anniversary of DevOps Days in Ghent, the city from which mild-mannered the link: Enjoy! For everyone for whom the DevOps journey has only just begun, BMC is pleased to provide you with access to this unique resource. (We have a library of past DoD, too, if you want to browse and … [Read more...]

How to Make Your CMO Love IT

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Companies that want to compete effectively are spending lots of time and money ensuring that they can design and deliver mind-blowing experiences as quickly as possible. Applications are often a primary touch-point for these experiences. If IT can deliver apps at the pace required by the market, the CMO will be your new best friend. Here’s how to … [Read more...]

What’s Killing Our Companies?

During the DevOps Leadership Series interview with the inventors of Lean Software Development, Tom and Mary Poppendieck, Tom made the observation that something is deeply unhealthy for modern business: they are dying off at an unprecedented rate. He referenced the giants of the species here in the states, the members of the Fortune 500.   Tom … [Read more...]