DevOps brings software development (Dev) and production and operations (Ops) together in one function. While Dev traditionally focuses on innovation and speed, the mandate to Ops is about stability, control and predictability. Left to themselves, Dev and Ops struggle to talk to each other, much less collaborate. Is this ongoing battle hurting your business? Click here for five signs that you might need DevOps.
Most medium-to-large organisations in Australia have realised the business benefits of implementing a streamlined approach to the IT and development teams, or DevOps.
Almost 75% of business leaders in Australia say that custom-built applications are vital to their organisation's success, but far fewer have a strategy in place to meet these expectations.
Microsoft is reversing some of the unpopular decisions it made with Windows 8 for Windows 10, which enters the preview stage today. The company has also added enhancements tailored for the enterprise.
As release timescales shrink and development is further outsourced, the software supply chain is becoming more complex and failing to achieve acceptable levels of effectiveness. A new perspective is required.
The growing develop your own application (DYOA) trend is driving demand in the platform-as-a-service market, according to a survey of IT leaders in eight countries including Australia.
With business use of mobile apps certain to increase, CIOs need to start planning to address the high total cost of developing and maintaining them, UXC Connect's Denise Carson argues.
Smartphone medical app eRx Express has taken out this year's Victorian Innovation Award for Health at the iAwards.
Networks are becoming overloaded with bottlenecks and missed SLAs. IT
budgets are not growing as fast as data traffic growth. Yet,
enterprises of all sizes must guarantee web server availability while
enhancing application performance and ensuring security.
Researchers from the University of Sydney are working on a mobile app designed to allow public transport users to rate their experiences and for operators to respond in real time.
The ITU has given first-stage approval to the ITU-T-H.860 specification, which is designed to allow the exchange of health-care data between the whole spectrum of e-health systems.
A survey of IT decision-makers shows that nearly half think their organisations have more applications than they need and only a third believe that the majority of their applications are mission critical.
New developments in connected devices and smart apps will allow businesses to improve productivity and transform their interactions with consumers, Salesforce.com's Derek Laney predicts.
In the second instalment of this DevOps series, we look at five best practices for embracing DevOps in the IT organisation.
The first article in this two-part series introduces the concept of DevOps, which is purported to help IT organisations deliver higher quality applications at a faster pace without having to spend more money.