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Episode #30: How to Succeed with DevOps? Make Room for Experimentation Our guest on the podcast this week is Helen Beal, Head of DevOps at Ranger4 Limited. We discuss how successful DevOps transitions depend on culture, so to start companies must identify their current problem areas. Helen describes the most successful DevOps culture as a place where each individual has autonomy as part of the larger team and where experimentation is encouraged. Check out this episode! ... (more)

Podcast: News From ChefConf And Red Hat Summit

David Linthicum and I attended the Red Hat Summit and Chef Conf 2014 this past week and sat down to talk about both conferences, as well as topics like Docker, OpenStack, and VMWare. ... (more)

Unicorns, Horses, ITIL, and DevOps By @MadGreek65 | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Unicorns, Horses, ITIL, and Enterprise DevOps “DevOps” is one of those buzzwords that means everything and nothing at the same time. It is like the words “cloud,” “architecture,” and “Internet of Things”—terms so vague they lead to endless debates between IT people. DevOps seems to take this verbal sparring to a new level. On top of arguing over what it means, people also debate the proper method for delivering DevOps. Notice that “method” is singular, as if there were only one way to do it. The following three topics are heavily debated amongst DevOps practitioners, evangelist... (more)

First Commercial DevOps Product From @HashiCorp | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

HashiCorp Launches First Commercial DevOps Product HashiCorp, a San Francisco-based start-up founded in 2012, has recently released its first commercial product, called Atlas. HashiCorp is known by many people as the creator of a number of open-source tools that assist in developing, deploying, and maintaining applications. One major challenge for IT shops is that so many tools are required to automate the building and delivery of software that engineers spend far too much time trying to tie all of these tools together, which takes away time from working on business requests. In... (more)

Privacy and the Internet of Everything By @MadGreek65 | @ThingsExpo #IoT #IoE

Our guest on the podcast this week is Jess Groopman, Industry Analyst at Altimeter Group. We discuss her recent report, ‘Consumer Perceptions of Privacy in the Internet of Things' and see how forward-thinking companies can incorporate privacy, trust, and education for consumers to differentiate their businesses. Check out this episode! ... (more)