DevOpsGroup Blog

Read the latest thoughts from our team on all things DevOps, Cloud and Agile.

DevOpsGroup Blog

DevOps – The next 5 years

Recently I was asked the question on LinkedIn: “Where will DevOps be in 5 years’

Read the rest
DevOpsGroup Blog

Microsoft’s Enterprise DevOps Report 2020-21: an inside look

Microsoft recently published its first annual Enterprise DevOps Report. As one of the co-authors,…

Read the rest
DevOpsGroup Blog

The Top 5 Benefits of Managed Cloud

Why use a 3rd party cloud managed services provider (“Cloud MSP”) to help you manage your cloud…

Read the rest
DevOpsGroup Blog

What is event-driven automation and why do you need it?

The A in the CALMS model of DevOps stands for Automation. Automation is the key…

Read the rest
DevOpsGroup Blog

Operational maturity: what it is, why you need it, how to get it

New features, new functionality, new value-adds. Tech scale-ups are under constant pressure to evolve their…

Read the rest
DevOpsGroup Blog

The #1 DevOps transformation mistake organisations are making

In the 7.5 years we’ve been working in DevOps what’s the #1 DevOps Transformation mistake…

Read the rest
DevOpsGroup Blog

Slash waste with DevOps ways of working

Parallels between manufacturing and software development have led many organisations to adopt lean principles for…

Read the rest
DevOpsGroup Blog

Address these four technical debts to help your scale-up soar

Learning to make long-term decisions is perhaps the hardest part of the tech scale-up journey.…

Read the rest
DevOpsGroup Blog

The start-up Valley of Death: what it is and how to power through it

It’s a well-known fact that most start-ups fail. What’s less well-known is that most tech…

Read the rest
DevOpsGroup Blog

So, you’re doing DevOps. But what about self-service?

The big question for any tech scale-up is how to grow revenue without a parallel…

Read the rest
DevOpsGroup Blog

Cloud managed services: find a partner, not a provider

Getting the most from your investment in cloud-based systems requires a deep and dynamic understanding…

Read the rest
DevOpsGroup Blog

Modern operations: five foundational pillars

So, you’ve invested in the cloud. Most systems and applications are now built there or…

Read the rest
DevOpsGroup Blog

The technical debt quadrant

Is technical debt ALWAYS bad? It’s a question we’ve touched on a lot in earlier

Read the rest
DevOpsGroup Blog

Five ways DevOps helps with technical debt

Many organisations uncover mountains of technical debt during their migration to the cloud. But what…

Read the rest
DevOpsGroup Blog

Challenges you’ll face as a scale-up CTO, and how to overcome them

Crossing the chasm from start-up to scale-up is exhilarating. But don’t expect it to be…

Read the rest
DevOpsGroup Blog

Are your user stories working for home-based teams?

You don’t need me to tell you how important user stories are. They’re central to…

Read the rest
DevOpsGroup Blog

Why digital transformation needs psychological safety

Psychological safety is a hot topic in IT circles. It has an important role to…

Read the rest
DevOpsGroup Blog

5 ways product-centric IT improves value delivery in a chaotic world

Enterprise organisations traditionally favour the project-led corporate IT model. With logical and structured processes, it…

Read the rest
DevOpsGroup Blog

Wales Tech Week: Free Cloud, Agile and DevOps workshops

Monday sees the launch of the first-ever Wales Tech Week, a forum for knowledge,…

Read the rest
DevOpsGroup Blog

Three reasons to perform a Well-Architected Review now, not later

Have challenges posed by Covid-19 accelerated your cloud adoption strategy? If so, now is a good time…

Read the rest