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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Welsh tech entrepreneurs get royal seal of approval

Some of Wales’ brightest technology entrepreneurs and start-ups recently presented their innovations to the Duke of York at the Wrexham leg of Pitch@Palace On Tour. It took place on July 11th at the Wrexham Enterprise Hub, which is a former supermarket that’s been turned into a contemporary workspace for entrepreneurs, technologists and creatives. Founded in […]

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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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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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My Journey with ISO27001 and its importance to DevOpsGuys

“ISOOOO thought that was finished months ago” or “ISOOOO don’t have time for that” This used to be the general reaction when I would tell people that I need their help in managing our ISO27001 processes and procedures ready for an audit. Now that’s all changed. It might not be cutting-edge DevOps engineering techniques or the […]

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