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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...

Driving Digital Transformation with DevOps

DevOps enables organizations to deliver software at the speed of ideas. How Efficient Can You Get with DevOps? A CloudBees assessment of more than 100 enterprises revealed that continuous delivery enables an average efficiency gain of 66 hours per developer, per year. For a 100-person team, this efficiency equates to 6,600 more hours to invest in innovation — an estimated annual...

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...