On a hot summer day in 2015, my manager came to me to discuss IBM’s vision for Open Technologies. She outlined the reality of the high cost of maintaining open source legal and security compliance. Then she asked me, “How would you like to solve this problem?” I have been traveling on this journey ever since,... Continue reading Break out of compliance jail for open source software with DevOps – OSCON 2017
My journey in the API world really started about 3 years ago. During this time I was fortunate enough to learn good practices from several great mentors. Next month I will be co-hosting a tutorial at two major conferences, Oscon and Pycon. Teaching a development workflow, I believe to be the... Continue reading Evangelizing better API development practices – OSCON 2017
Besides the can’t miss Devoxx US keynotes, which sessions would you like me to tell you about? Continue reading Getting Started with Hyperledger (Blockchain) in the Cloud workshop
In professional sports, the coach’s playbook is highly sought after and considered sacred. All the teams' plays are in there, and if an opposing team gets hold of the playbook, well let’s just say the game would be played like an open book. Fortunately for you, software development isn’t a professional sport and Sanjeev... Continue reading The DevOps Adoption Playbook – DevOps coaching from IBM’s Sanjeev Sharma
When talking about enterprise DevOps transformation, many people look for a silver bullet—a magic wand that will convert an old, inefficient organization into a high-performing, DevOps-enabled IT team. But in truth there is no single silver bullet. DevOps takes a village. This DevOps village, like a real village, consists of physical infrastructure, as well as... Continue reading Join us on YouTube Live for Enterprise DevOps: It Takes a Village, February 9th!
I remember how excited I was when I got my first TiVO box in 1999. I loved that I could skip commercials (an odd thing to like considering I’m an advertising major). While skipping commercials is an awesome feature, what I’ve come to love is the ability to watch what I want, when I... Continue reading 15 of the best things to binge-watch on DevOps
Are you ready to cross the innovation threshold? When it comes to technology innovation, you have big aspirations for what you want to achieve. But, you might not have all the knowledge, skills, or resources you need to carry out and complete your project. The more you wait or struggle at being stuck, the more frustrating... Continue reading Beyond imagination to innovation with IBM On Demand Consulting
My eye rolling has increased ever since Pokémon GO released. Throughout the day, and I don’t think there’s been a day without an eye-roll, I hear cries of frustration from my 11-year-old daughter: "I can't log on”... eye-roll. “The app won’t open”... eye-roll. “Pokémon GO crashed again!”... eye-roll. “I have to log on a... Continue reading If only Pokémon GO had used predictive cloud computing…
In Malcolm Gladwell's 'Blink' he famously recounts the story of art experts who were able to tell within a few seconds of looking at a sculpture that it was a fake. In addition, none of them were able to articulate the reasons why. It was just a "feeling". Continue reading Why feelings are not enough: The importance of measurement in software
Ever wonder what happened to the summer vacation of your youth? From the first of May to the last day of school, I used to cross off the days on my calendar as my own countdown to summer. Summer vacation meant freedom. Freedom from school and freedom from daily routines. One thing that stayed routine... Continue reading A summer reading list for DevOps enthusiasts!
Evaluate your current software delivery approach and get insight and resources to help you achieve maximum DevOps. Take the DevOps self-assessment quiz. Continue reading DevOps. What are you doing with it? Take the quiz
Imagine a place you can find all the patterns and building blocks of how services, code and products can be stitched together to make your perfect app. Continue reading Microservices + Code Architecture cheat sheet: Building blocks for grown-ups
Don't starve your agile pipleline with a high-performing team with nothing to do. Guest blogger Millard Ellingsworth tells you how. Continue reading Tips and tricks to get around your next DevOps chokepoint
Amy Silberbauer announces the release of SAFe 4.0 and walks you through the SAFe methodology. Continue reading Get started with SAFe 4.0 to drive enterprise scaled agile transformations