Third annual awards program to recognize Jenkins contributors and DevOps innovators
SAN JOSE, CA. – DEVOPS WORLD | JENKINS WORLD – February 26, 2019 - CloudBees , the enterprise DevOps leader powering the continuous economy, and the Jenkins community , announced nominations are now open for the 2019 Jenkins Community Awards and CloudBees Innovation Awards . The deadline to submit nominations is April 30, 2019 and winners will be recognized at DevOps World | Jenkins World in San Francisco.
The third-annual DevOps World | Jenkins World Awards Program celebrates the achievements of DevOps innovators using CloudBees products and Jenkins contributors across the globe. The Jenkins Community Awards recognize individual Jenkins contributors who have made a significant impact on the community, while the CloudBees Innovation Awards honor organizations achieving business results through DevOps practices and continuous delivery processes using CloudBees solutions.
The Jenkins Community Awards, judged by Kohsuke Kawaguchi, founder of the Jenkins project and CTO at CloudBees, in consultation with the Jenkins World 2019 Organizing Committee, will recognize individuals in four categories:
Most Valuable Contributor will be presented to an individual who has contributed to the Jenkins project the most through new features, bug fixes or plugin development efforts.
Jenkins Security MVP will be presented to an individual most consistently providing excellent security reports or resolving security issues.
Most Valuable Advocate will be presented to an individual who has helped advocate for Jenkins through the organization of a local Jenkins Area Meetup(s).
Most Innovative Jenkins X Implementation, a new category in this year’s program, will be presented to an innovative user who has embraced Jenkins X.
“The Jenkins project is the vibrant, active project that it is today because of the awesome work people do, often in ways not visible to others,” said Kawaguchi. “We recognize the top Jenkins contributors through the DevOps World | Jenkins World awards program. This year, we have added an award for Jenkins X. With its support for Kubernetes and cloud native applications, Jenkins X is one of the fastest growing parts of Jenkins.”
TheCloudBees Innovation Awards will be judged by Sacha Labourey, CEO and co-founder of CloudBees; Christopher Condo, principal analyst, application development and delivery, Forrester; and Alan Shimel, editor-in-chief of DevOps.com.
The awards will recognize organizations in two categories:
DevOps Automation Excellence Award will be presented to a CloudBees customer who exemplifies outstanding DevOps process automation and is able to document quantifiable business value from it.
DevOps Scalability Achievement Award will be presented to a CloudBees customer who has significantly scaled continuous delivery and DevOps, and is able to document quantifiable business value from it.
“DevOps adoption continues to accelerate and helps power much of today’s digital economy,” said Labourey. “These awards are a way for us to celebrate the organizations and individuals who are transforming software delivery and creating significant business impact across industries and around the globe.”
CloudBees is powering the continuous economy by building the world’s first end-to-end system for automating software delivery, the CloudBees Suite. The CloudBees Suite builds on emerging DevOps practices and continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) automation adding a layer of governance, visibility and insights necessary to achieve optimum efficiency and control new risks. Since every company in the world is now a software company, this new automated software delivery system is becoming the most mission-critical business system in the modern enterprise. As today’s clear leader in CI/CD, CloudBees is uniquely positioned to define and lead this new category. CloudBees puts companies on the fastest path to transforming great ideas into great software and returning value to the business more quickly.
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 , Facebook and LinkedIn .
About Jenkins and the Jenkins Community
Jenkins is the leading open source automation server supported by a large and growing community of developers, testers, designers and other people interested in continuous integration, continuous delivery and other modern software delivery practices. Built on the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), it provides more than 1,400 plugins that extend Jenkins to automate with practically any technology software delivery teams use.
The Jenkins community advocates the use of Jenkins to the global development community, serving as a central source for tutorials, forums and other helpful resources for Jenkins users of all experience levels. By recognizing the numerous contributors to the Jenkins project, the Jenkins project creates and fosters a community-powered infrastructure for maintaining and further developing Jenkins. You can follow the Jenkins community on Twitter (@JenkinsCI).