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.
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.
In order to stay relevant and innovate in the current highly-competitive business environment, enterprises across industries are making changes to their organizational structures and business processes. Similarly, UBS has opted for the adoption of DevOps practices to transform itself. This blog discusses the prime drivers, objectives, and phases of the DevOps adoption journey.
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.
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.
DevOps is fast assuming greated 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.
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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