5 Steps to Scaling Your DevOps and Digital Transformation Initiative

DevOps is enabling an increasing number of organisations to accelerate their Digital Transformation plans. The approach is also ensuring that innovations, such as improved systems and better customer experience, are delivered via a continuous upgrade process, rather than taking place through a series of infrequent iterative jumps. To adopt DevOps, an organisation must embrace new […]

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DevOps – a DBA’s perspective

Earlier this year we ran a DevOps 101 webinar in conjunction with Redgate to their predominately DBA audience. In this blog post our own DevOpsGuys DBA, Paul Ibison gives his views on what DevOps means from a DBA perspective. Note Paul is a SQL Server DBA some of the comments are specific to SQL Server […]

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How to Build a DevOps Roadmap to Kickstart Your Digital Transformation Journey

Business leaders have never been more aware of the disruptive impact of Digital Technology. Across every industrial sector, organisations are embarking on Digital Transformation programmes aimed at improving internal systems and delivering better products and services to customers. But no organisation can afford to see a “digital first” programme as a one-off fix or even […]

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Why Being Agile Is Not Enough Anymore

In previous posts, we’ve highlighted the urgency that today’s organisations face to bring Digital Transformation initiatives to their current operational models. With the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) – characterised by the increasing ubiquity of new technologies that are fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds – every industry in every country the world over is […]

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DevOps Will Underpin the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The world is on the brink of the next major industrial revolution. With technology like the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and 3D printing increasingly advancing into the mainstream to join the now-established digital disruptors of social media, cloud, mobile and analytics, further disruptions are coming that will effect change in every single […]

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Five Challenges to Scaling DevOps at Enterprise Level

Deciding that your organisation needs to kick-start its future growth plans with a Digital Transformation initiative is as exciting as it is daunting. No matter what your industry – financial services, insurance, media, retail, travel – disruption is here and more is coming, and you know you must respond. But there are challenges. Digital Transformation […]

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Easy Git Crypt User Identification

First in series about using Git Crypt in no particular order. Git crypt is a popular git extension that enables you to transparently encrypt sensitive data in a git repository. Git crypt uses public PGP keys to control who has access to the encrypted data – these are stored in the .git-crypt directory within the […]

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Disrupting the General Insurance Industry – A DevOps Perspective

Business leaders are today facing the challenge to move their organisations to the next level – and that means Digital Transformation. The need to embrace new technologies and innovate business models to keep pace with industry disruptors across all sectors is an urgent one. But there are barriers: Digital Transformation initiatives are complex, the prospect […]

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Validating Configuration of a Growing Cloud Platform

“Infrastructure as Code” is a process of provisioning complex computing platforms in a reliable and repeatable way via configuration files and scripting tools. Cloud computing services such as AWS and Azure expose rich, free APIs that allow their customers to manage fleets of virtual servers without ever having to log into a web-based portal. Speed […]

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