‘Meet the author’ interview – The DevOps Adoption Playbook

I was interviewed earlier this week by IBM DeveloperWorks on the launch of my new book The DevOps Adoption Playbook. The book is available NOW at all major booksellers. Amazon softcover version. Kindle version available here. Apple iBooks here. Get a 35% discount when ordering directly at Wiley.com with code VBN25. Check out the interview…

Adopting DevOps – Part V: Overcoming ‘Cultural Inertia’

Last month, my partners in crime – Carmen DeArdo from Nationwide, Lee Reid, my colleague from IBM and I wrote a 3-part series of blog posts on DevOps.com. We titled our posts the Simple Math, Calculus and Art of DevOps. I would venture to say these are must-reads for any organization adopting DevOps. We examined…

My sessions at IBM InterConnect. Come learn with me.

IBM InterConnect starts on Monday (Sunday for many tracks). I am already in Vegas for internal meetings/enablement and a looking forward for the show to start. I have a packed agenda with sessions everyday. The rest of the time will all be spent meeting you – our customers. If you are there at InterConnect, hit…

IBM InterConnect – The largest DevOps conference ever!

IBM InterConnect is next week! It is IBMs premier conference focussed on all aspects of the IT Industry – Cloud, Mobile, Analytics, Internet of Things – you name it! I will of course be there for DevOps. With literally 100s of sessions dedicated to DevOps, this is the largest DevOps conference ever! I have multiple sessions I…

Slides: DevOps and Application Delivery for Hybrid Cloud

I had the opportunity to present yesterday (Nov 5th) at the DevOps Summit by Sys-Con in Santa Clara, CA. Here are my slides. The world is Hybrid. Organizations adopting DevOps are building Delivery Pipelines leveraging environments that are complex – spread across hybrid cloud and physical environments. Adopting DevOps hence required Application Delivery Automation that…

Understanding DevOps – Part 7: Continuous Improvement

A simple description of DevOps is such: ‘An approach to Application Delivery that applies Lean principles to accelerate feedback and improve time to market’ What does this mean? In a nutshell it implies that DevOps is a set of principles and practices that enables an organization to make their delivery of applications ‘lean’ and efficient,…