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Women in DevOps: Aubrey Stearn

In our Women in DevOps blog series, you’ll hear from talented women in DevOps. They will share their experiences in DevOps, their thoughts on leadership, lessons learned and also how we can encourage more women to focus on an IT career. Aubrey Stearn is a force in the DevOps world whose career spans software development and operations. She’s worked for a variety of large companies...

The DevOps Road We Traveled at Esri

This blog post is written by Vince Ingram, senior systems administrator, Esri. Before I started working for Esri as a technical leader in the application support group, I worked in the finance industry, specifically in the area of day trading. By definition, the focus in this market is on the short term. When I joined Esri, I found an organization that had the opposite orientation...

Women in DevOps: Paola Moretto

In our Women in DevOps blog series, you’ll hear from talented women in DevOps. They will share their experiences in DevOps, their thoughts on leadership, lessons learned and also how we can encourage more women to focus on an IT career. Paola Moretto is a proven technology executive, innovator and serial entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in leadership and executive...

Las Vegas, The Grand Canyon and Medallia’s Project 24

By Guido de Caso, enterprise software architect, Medallia The combination of Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon and a strategic Medallia initiative might not seem logical, but for me, they are an experience of a lifetime. I recently had the opportunity to share Medallia’s DevOps story at an internal CloudBees meeting in “Sin City.” It was my first trip to Las Vegas and I traveled from...

Accelerating Software Delivery at ABN AMRO with CI/CD and DevOps

By Stefan Simenon, Head of IT Tooling and Software Development and Wiebe de Roos, CI/CD Consultant, ABN AMRO In many ways, it is more accurate to describe today’s most successful banks as IT organizations with banking licenses than as financial institutions with IT departments. The competitive pressure from smaller, specialized FinTech companies and larger, multinational banks...

The Electronic Arts DevOps Tale

This blog post is by Josh Nixdorf, Technical Director, Electronic Arts Electronic Arts is all about games. It’s no surprise that software, and software developers, are at the heart of every feature in every game we create, including EA SPORTS FIFA, EA SPORTS Madden, or Star Wars Battlefront. When we release our games, they are immediately enjoyed by millions of players around the...

Reimagining Software Development with CI/CD and DevOps at CareFirst FEP Operations Center

This post is written by Kurian John, Systems Development Manager and Karan Khera, Hands-On Software Architect at CareFirst FEP Operations Center. When a company undertakes a DevOps transformation, it is often described as a journey. Like any journey, a DevOps one has a starting point and an expected end point. The path between the two is rarely a straight line, and in fact, the end...

Prezi – Creating Art On-Screen and Winning Customers with Faster, Better Software Delivery

I experienced my first Prezi at Jenkins World 2017 and I was mesmerized. The compelling visuals. The movement that emphasized key messages. The connection of the speakers to the content. The seamless progression from one concept to another. It’s art on screen in front of an audience. Making Prezi great for its customers takes great software built and delivered by great engineering...

Inside the Chocolate Wrapper: The Firmware and Software Behind Pepperl+Fuchs Industrial Sensors

The chocolate caught my eye. How could I miss it? The decadent image was at the top of the page of Pepperl+Fuchs’ magazine, amplify . Who would have thought that the image of ooey, gooey chocolate would help me understand the industrial sensors Pepperl+Fuchs builds and why they are so critical to such a wide range of industries around the world. Even for chocolate. Chocolates come...

Guarding Precious Assets: WatchGuard Adopts DevOps Approach for Competitive Advantage

WatchGuard Technologies, a Seattle-based, leading provider of cyber security technology, is known around the world for its iconic and striking red firewalls. But its true brand promise extends well beyond the color of its devices to the criticality of its mission: protecting customer assets against cyber attacks. Delivering on that promise for its 80,000 customers and keeping ahead...