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Enterprise DevOps: What to Expect When You’re DevOps’ing

“You cannot create experience, you must undergo it” -Albert Camus I’m wrapping up my DevOps in the Enterprise series with a piece on what to expect once your organization has some DevOps experience. These are just a few of the things I’ve experienced or seen in organizations that embrace automation, customer-service-oriented IT, and a run what […]

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Enterprise DevOps: Why You Should Run What You Build

“You build it, you run it” -Werner Vogels It’s an all-too-common scenario: You’re spending time with your family and your phone suddenly steals your attention away. The dreaded airhorn alerts you to a SEV1 failure. Your application — one that periodically suffers from a memory leak that operations “fixed” by restarting it — is now exhausting server resources within minutes […]

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Two Reasons Customer Service is Key to Enterprise DevOps

“Your customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” -Damon Richards Customer service is, as I outlined in my introduction to this DevOps series, one of three tenets I encourage organizations to consider when implementing a DevOps culture. Today’s world is full of technology solutions. There are a myriad of […]

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Considering DevOps in Your Enterprise?

“Development is an endurance exercise with incremental improvements” -Sri Mulyani Indrawati DevOps is a relatively new term for a concept I believe has been around a long time. At this point, it’s widely accepted as a cultural way of being in some organizations, a confluence of formerly siloed teams that together can produce faster, more […]

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Some Cloud Adoption Observations from Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Japan

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” — Marcel Proust I recently returned from a 24-day tour through Asia. A few weeks prior to that I was also fortunate enough to spend some time in Australia. Throughout these travels I had the opportunity to speak to many companies, executives, […]

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Make Automation a Key Part of Your Cloud Strategy

“As machines become more and more efficient and perfect, so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man.” — Ernst Fischer Last week I returned to the east coast after a productive three weeks on the road. I was able to attend and speak at the AWS Summits in San Francisco, London, and Sydney and […]

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