Research study: The State of Software Delivery Management

Software Delivery Management and Value Stream Management – these two terms have been getting a lot of traction and attention of late as organizations enhance their focus on understanding where they are (or are not) getting the ‘value’ from the software they are delivering. Where do they need to invest in order to ensure that they…

The Quest for the Holy Grail of ‘Git for Data’

This post originally appeared on the Accelerated Strategies Blog. As developers we version and branch our work – code, configurations, scripts, Infrastructure (as Code), etc. Anything we change as we work, we version. As we work on multiple tasks in parallel, we version on different branches. Over the years there have been dozens of solutions…

Adopting DevOps – Part V: Addressing Data Friction

Around 18 or so months ago (mid-2017) I started seeing a new trend in the DevOps adoption engagements my colleagues and I were driving. (I was with IBM at that time as their global CTO of DevOps Adoption, leading the cross IBM-business unit DevOps adoption practice). Clients we were working with were beginning to ask…