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DevOps for Digital Enterprises

DevOps for Digital Enterprises

DevOps is fast assuming greater importance in deciding the agility of an enterprise. A robust DevOps set up is crucial for successful agile delivery and minimal risks. It greatly optimizes release management costs and team productivity resulting in reduced time to market. At the same time, Devops enables organizations to make rapid product releases with increases quality and manage customer’s expectations.

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Role of DevOps in driving Agility

To stay ahead of competition, organizations need to invest in new platforms, data-driven strategies and algorithms, and smart products. They also need to implement scalable and rapidly evolving applications that collaborate across the software delivery value stream. This point of view talks about how organizations can achieve these with DevOps. It elaborates on the key tenets of DevOps, maps the DevOps journey within an organization, and illustrates the key elements of a DevOps toolschain. It also talks about the value-added services that Infosys offers with its deployment of DevOps for clients and cites some case studies.

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Monitoring Kanban Execution (3/3)

In Kanban implementation, it is critical to understand the dynamics of flow, progress bottlenecks and non-value-adding tasks (wastage) that inflate the lead time. In this conclusive 3 part paper series, we provide a DIY toolkit for teams that want to discover, adopt or adapt Kanban to improve the workflow and deliver improved results.

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Kanban execution: Optimizing work-in-progress Towards achieving a shorter lead time and better flow rate (2/3)

This is the second of a three-part paper on Kanban. In the first paper “Assessing Kanban fitment in the fluid and fast-paced world of software development” we explained Kanban principles in simple terms to make it easier to understand Kanban applicability ... in software development projects along with the various facets of Scrum and Kanban that should be considered while selecting the method.

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Assessing Kanban fitment in the fluid and fast-paced world of software development (1/3)

For efficient and faster software development cycles, enterprises have started adopting certain methodologies such as Kanban. The paper discusses the basics of... Kanban, understanding its core principles, and its applicability in the HR function of an organization. The paper also talks about where Kanban stands with regard to Scrum, and where it can / cannot be implemented.

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Decoding DevOps

Why is DevOps critical - both to the supply and demand side of IT? Probably a good starting point would be to ponder about a key question: What ails current software development practices and why DevOps is being touted as the panacea? Let’s see what the industry experts had to say when this question were posed to them.
Published on Dataquest.

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Predictions for DevOps in 2017

As 2017 progresses, DevOps practices will make headway by including security practices and adopting more cloud services. These are just two of the trends that Tan Moorthy, Head of Global Services for Application Development and Maintenance, Infosys, predicted. Read on for more DevOps predictions by 16 executives at 14 different companies.
Published on Dzone

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Drive Business Growth with Agile processes through DevOps for SAP

With the launch of SAP S/4HANA across the globe, there is a higher risk for release defects and increased cost when migrating from legacy processes. To meet the need for robust and agile process innovation without business disruption, Infosys has designed a DevOps implementation methodology that reduces cycle time, accelerates time-to-market and lowers TCO. This paper explains the key elements in the solution approach to DevOps in SAP along with SAP tools and IPs that assure a risk-free and smooth DevOps transformation.

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DevOps in 2017: From Building to Executing

Across industries, the benefits of agile development have resulted in the growing popularity and adoption of DevOps. In this blog, Tan Moorthy, Head of Global Services for Application Development and Management at Infosys, shares his top four predictions for DevOps in the coming year. He also discusses the changing focus of DevOps from building to executing and the value it holds for the future.
Published on devops.com

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DevOps Improving Mainframe App Agility

How DevOps Can Improve Mainframe App Agility

DevOps needs three things to work: people, culture and automation. DevOps improves time-to-market for mainframe applications by bringing the development and operations teams together for development. With automation, this culture change plays a key role in shortening the development lifecycle and ensuring a better quality product. It also brings up validation tests earlier in the development lifecycle, helping developers to better filter out and correct bugs during the development process.
Published on techbeacon.com

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Staying agile in a distributed environment

Staying agile in a distributed environment

In an increasingly globalized economy, organizations often have development teams distributed across multiple geographic locations. This distributed environment poses certain challenges to the widely-used agile, development and testing model. However, a mature approach can make the agile methodology work successfully towards its goal of rapidly delivering superior software quality even with teams spread across distant locations and time zones.

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How to build self-organizing DevOps teams

How to build self-organizing DevOps teams

The idea of a self-organizing DevOps team is enticing. It promote business growth by combining automation at all levels with the innovation that’s enabled when individuals with a sense of ownership focus on progressive transformation in an environment that encourages continuous improvement. What should be the key considerations when building a self-organizing DevOps team?
Published on TechBeacon.

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A holistic approach to enterprise IT agility

A holistic approach to enterprise IT agility

'Agility' – that's the new watchword in most senior management circles. However, any 'agile' initiative must go beyond its mere adoption in a few projects. To successfully implement agility,... enterprises need to understand the impact of agile across functions and develop frameworks to sustain it. Our experts present a roadmap based on these considerations to help organizations infuse agile into their practices for faster return on investment.

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DevOps for Legacy System

DevOps for legacy systems – The demand of the changing applications landscape

The pace of business is getting faster as game changers like digitalization, cloud computing and big data take over the business world. Enterprises are looking to deploy new features rapidly, resulting in frequent application releases as opposed to the earlier one time release scenario. In this paper we outline some of the technical issues in adopting the DevOps methodology for legacy systems and ways to achieve continuous delivery and successfully handle frequent releases.

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