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 leverage scalable processes and automation that enable their people to deliver higher-quality products and services than the competition. This often means running 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 [...]

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. [...]