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Agile is a set of practices to make software development move quickly and easily. These practices value Individuals and interactions over processes and tools, Working software over comprehensive documentation, Customer collaboration over contract negotiation and Responding to change over following a plan.

HashiConf-EU-2019

Recap of HashiConf EU 2019 – going multi*

Did you enjoy HashiConf EU 2019 just as much as I did? The 3-day conference was great from the start on Monday 8th of July until the end at Wednesday 10th....

Analyzing the 2019 Accelerate State of Devops Report: 3 key findings

Nicole Forsgren and her DORA team at Google have published the 2019 Accelerate State of DevOps report. DevOps has crossed the Chasm That's a pretty bold statement. It's the major conclusion by the...
Learn to fail or fail to learn

Learn to fail or fail to learn

There are a lot of websites dedicated to DevOps nowadays. The topic is trending,  it is being highlighted in a lot of talks at webinars and conferences all around the world....
Defining the Shape Using CALMS with Jason Lee

Defining the Shape Using CALMS with Jason Lee

At DevOpsDays Amsterdam 2019, Jason Lee shared a story about the shifting shape of the IJ over time to explain how, using the CALMS model, DevOps in your organization will change...
The importance of Agile Leadership for successful digital transformations

The importance of Agile Leadership for successful digital transformations

With the rapidly changing technology landscape towards easier, less inert, more flexible and less siloed IT environments, IT practitioners are learning new ways to cooperate, develop and release applications and operate...
Site Reliability Engineering and the IT product

Why SRE is important for your applications

In the article “learn to fail or fail to learn” I briefly touched on the importance of learning from failures. In short: a development team should learn it is inevitable that...
When Team Autonomy is a bit too much

Too much team autonomy can hurt your organization

DevOps initiatives are everywhere. You can’t go to a meetup or conference without being exposed to at least 1 track about DevOps. Companies share...
Shadow IT

Coming out of the dark – what is shadow IT and how to deal...

Everyone who works in a large organization knows it: there are (probably) a lot of IT projects that are not officially sanctioned. Although not a new phenomenon, it is important to...

Is cloud-native becoming mainstream? Yes, says CNCF

The CNCF regularly surveys the marketplace to understand adoption of cloud-native technologies. The results of the most recent survey shows some interesting adoption rates, indicating that cloud-native technologies are becoming mainstream. Why...
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Guidelines to become a Business Technology Company

Perhaps everyone in the IT industry has heard the phrase software is eating the world. Whoever uses this phrase emphasizes that IT and software applications become more and more important in...