Does functional outsourcing inhibit business transformation?

IT Outsourcing is big business, but a recent study indicates that there’s a hidden cost to this flexible means of extending capabilities and bandwidth. The 2018 Accelerate: State of DevOps report shows a clear link between the outsourcing of individual functions and below par performance in productivity and agility. Low-performing organisations were three times more […]

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DevOps Discussed Webinar Series: Outsourcing

We’re launching our DevOps Discussed Webinar Series! Our first webinar in the series will focus on DORA’s 2018 State of DevOps report and Outsourcing at 1pm (BST) on 18th September 2018. The 2018 State of DevOps report from DORA (DevOps Research and Assessment) indicates that outsourcing is synonymous with low performance. Global feedback from almost 1,900 technical professionals reveals: “low-performing teams […]

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Branching – Seeing the woods for the trees

Written by Technical Consultant Stewart Osborne Linux Automation specialist, RedHat Certified Engineer and DevOps Practitioner. If you’re planning a migration to Git, the chances are, you are doing so as a means to increase the productivity of your software delivery teams. If you want to do it right, you’ll need to coordinate your branching and merging strategies […]

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DORA selects DevOpsGroup as UK strategic partner

DevOpsGroup is partnering with DevOps Research & Assessment (DORA) to offer a sophisticated evaluation and benchmarking service for organisations embracing high performance IT. DORA was co-founded in the US by three global leaders in the DevOps space, Dr Nicole Forsgren, Gene Kim and Jez Humble. The business provides surveys to assess IT performance and uses […]

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DevOpsGroup looks to the future with new name, board and investment

In response to the growing diversity and continued expansion within our company, we’re excited to announce that we’ll be operating as DevOpsGroup from today. The decision reflects the fact that we’re no longer just two guys – James Smith and Steve Thair – embarking on an ambitious journey to transform the way organisations deliver software […]

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Big Bang or Iterative Migration? – There is no magic bullet!

Part 4 Written by Technical Consultant Stewart Osborne Linux Automation specialist, RedHat Certified Engineer and DevOps Practitioner. When you are considering the actual process of migrating your build and deployment processes over to Git, you need to decide whether this will be a gradual effort spanning several weeks (or even months) or whether it would be easier […]

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DevOpsGuys to champion gender diversity at the 2018 Womenspire Awards

Technology consultancy DevOpsGuys is proud to announce it’s to sponsor the FairPlay Employer category at the annual Womenspire Awards. This award will be presented to a company that embraces modern working practices and solutions in a bid to accelerate productivity, harness the skills of every employee and improve diversity. In today’s interconnected and constantly evolving […]

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