How to Create an Agile Software Factory in the Enterprise

For Agile and DevOps transformation, what may have worked for a small co-located team working on fairly simple software has proved not to adequately scale to the complex software systems modern corporations rely on. Instead, an Agile Software Factory utilizing a mature scaling framework such as the Scaled Agile Framework or Disciplined Agile as your [...]

Day 2 Management Defined: How Containerization Can Accelerate Your IT Journey

So, you started using containers for your enterprise. What’s next? Like many other IT buzzwords, containerization has become a pervasive and common phrase—at least among enterprises that have embraced a DevOps mindset fueled by the forward-thinking development and operation teams. The fun doesn’t stop after you migrate your workloads to containers. There is life after containers—as [...]

What Is an Agile Software Factory?

Successful businesses run operations as if they were a franchise: Business processes are standardized Processes are automated, scaled, and leveraged across the organization Employees are able to succeed by using the franchise system, not fighting it For leading software organizations, “franchising” processes, tools and automation delivers incredible results, including increased productivity and time for innovation. [...]

What’s Next for Containerization?

If you're not familiar with containerization or why it's going to change your world, here is a quick primer: What are containers? According to Dockers definition, a container image is a lightweight, stand-alone, executable package of a piece of software that includes everything needed to run it: code, runtime, system tools, system libraries, and settings. [...]