SAN JOSE, Calif. – June 16, 2021 – CloudBees, the enterprise software delivery company, today announced that nominations are now open for the CloudBees Innovation Awards. The CloudBees Innovation Awards recognize companies and teams, in different stages of their DevOps journey, that are driving efforts to innovate and transform software delivery with CloudBees solutions. The awards will be presented at DevOps World, Sept. 28-30.
This year, the CloudBees Innovation Awards will recognize companies in seven categories:
The DevOps and Analytics Award will be presented to the CloudBees customer that exemplifies the most outstanding automated DevOps processes across a team or organization backed up by key business metrics (DORA metrics and beyond) which help justify the investment in DevOps and prove the business benefits.
DevOps Scalability Achievement Award will be presented to the CloudBees customer demonstrating the most outstanding highly-scaled continuous delivery and DevOps implementation across multiple teams or the entire organization.
Security, Compliance and Audit Innovation Award will be presented to the CloudBees customer that has improved their audit or change-management processes to build security and compliance into their pipeline.
The CloudBees Transformation Award will be presented to a CloudBees customer that is transforming their organization and customer experience using CloudBees Software Delivery Automation or more than one CloudBees solution (i.e: CloudBees CI plus CloudBees CD, CloudBees CI plus Feature Management or any other combination).
The Enterprise Progressive Delivery Award will recognize the CloudBees customer demonstrating the best example of modernizing software delivery practices using feature flags across the organization.
DevOps Rising Star Award will recognize a CloudBees customer that has recently embarked on a DevOps transformation within the last year and is achieving results right out of the gate.
Diversity in DevOps Award will recognize a CloudBees customer that implemented significant diversity and inclusion practices within its organization, industry or local community. Their initiative may include workplace adjustments, internal programs or other activities that embrace groups typically underrepresented in the technology industry, including but not limited to: Black, LatinX, women, low-income, LGBTQ or people who experience hearing or sight loss, use a wheelchair or experience any other physical or mental disability.
“The CloudBees Innovation Awards recognize the amazing achievements of companies from all over the world and their great commitment to increase software delivery efficiency, achieve business results and deliver the best possible experience to their customers with the help of CloudBees solutions,” said Sacha Labourey, chief strategy officer and co-founder of CloudBees. “The awards also demonstrate the impact CloudBees products can have in helping enterprises consistently deliver software faster - from code to customer - in a secure and compliant way.”
The deadline to submit nominations is July 12 and winners will be announced at DevOps World. In addition, each winning organization will be awarded a $1,000 donation to the non-profit of their choice.
Nominations will be evaluated by a panel of judges including Sacha Labourey, chief strategy officer and co-founder of CloudBees, Jayne Groll, CEO of DevOps Institute and Brian Dawson, VP of developer relations and ecosystem development of The Linux Foundation. 2021 marks the fourth consecutive year of the CloudBees Innovation Awards. Previous winners include Autodesk, Broadridge, American Express Global Business Travel, Pinger, Accenture, Capital One, BNP Paribas CIB, Internal Revenue Service, Nationwide Building Society and ABN AMRO.
CloudBees, the enterprise software delivery company, provides the industry’s leading DevOps technology platform. CloudBees enables developers to focus on what they do best: Build stuff that matters, while providing peace of mind to management with powerful risk mitigation, compliance and governance tools. Used by many of the Fortune 100, CloudBees is helping thousands of companies harness the power of continuous everything and gets them on the fastest path from a great idea, to great software, to amazing customer experiences, to being a business that changes lives.
Backed by Matrix Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Verizon Ventures, Delta-v Capital, Golub Capital and Unusual Ventures, CloudBees was founded in 2010 by former JBoss CTO Sacha Labourey and an elite team of continuous integration, continuous delivery and DevOps professionals. Follow CloudBees on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.