Software Engineering

Agile at 20: Where it’s been and where it’s going

It has been 20 years since the Manifesto for Agile Software Development was published, and even longer since the idea was first formed, and yet there still isn’t a clear understanding in the industry of what Agile really is.  “Far too many teams that claim to be ‘Agile’ are not. I’ve had people — with a straight face — tell me they are ‘Agile’ because they do a few Scrum… Read More »Agile at 20: Where it’s been and where it’s going

Report: DevOps offers faster releases but security still a pain point

The COVID-19 pandemic has led teams to focus on embracing DevOps technologies such as Kubernetes, ML/AI and cloud computing, and as a result, 84% of developers say they’re releasing code faster than ever before.  That was one of the key findings in GitLab’s fifth annual DevSecOps survey, which this February asked 4,300 DevOps team members about their practices and processes last year. Overall, 57% of respondents reported that their code… Read More »Report: DevOps offers faster releases but security still a pain point

A guide to digital experience monitoring tools

Catchpoint is the enterprise-proven ally that empowers teams with the visibility and insight required to deliver on the digital experience demands of customers and employees. With its combined true synthetic, real user, network, and endpoint monitoring capabilities and the largest, most diverse global monitoring network in the industry, Catchpoint delivers in-depth, accurate, and full-stack performance insights. As a result, companies gain a competitive advantage through superior digital user experience. Find… Read More »A guide to digital experience monitoring tools

How does your company help its customers with digital experience monitoring

Nik Koutsoukos, vice president of product marketing at Catchpoint explained: In a digital economy enabled by cloud, SaaS, and IoT, applications and users are many and can be located anywhere. Catchpoint is the only Digital Experience Observability platform that can scale and support today’s customer and employee location diversity and application distribution. We enable enterprises to proactively detect, identify, and validate user and application reachability, availability, performance, and reliability, across… Read More »How does your company help its customers with digital experience monitoring

Digital experience monitoring the key to supporting a distributed workforce

While making sure applications are up and running is important, it may be even more important to perform monitoring that is from the perspective of your users. After all, who cares if your APM data shows an application to be up and running if the user is experiencing an issue that’s gone undetected? This is where digital experience monitoring, or user experience monitoring, comes into play.  “APM focuses on just… Read More »Digital experience monitoring the key to supporting a distributed workforce

SD Times news digest: Mirantis updates Kubernetes IDE, Perforce launches Android and iOS virtual devices, and SmartBear adds testing support for Apache Kafka

Mirantis announced a new version of Lens, a Kubernetes IDE that eliminates the need for accessing Kubernetes clusters while also providing a unique way to access clusters, services, tools, pipelines and automations through a new catalog system.  The 5.0 version now includes Lens Spaces, which integrates with the Lens IDE and lets developers create collaborative spaces for all of their cloud-native development needs.  Lens 5 also includes Hotbar, a new… Read More »SD Times news digest: Mirantis updates Kubernetes IDE, Perforce launches Android and iOS virtual devices, and SmartBear adds testing support for Apache Kafka

Progressive delivery: Testing software through limited releases

Sometimes continuous delivery just isn’t enough for organizations that are constantly testing and adding features, especially those that want to roll out features to progressively larger audiences. The answer to this is progressive delivery.  The term progressive delivery was created in mid-2018 by Adam Zimman, the VP of Platform at LaunchDarkly, and James Governor, analyst and cofounder at RedMonk, to expand on continuous delivery’s notion of separating deployments and releases… Read More »Progressive delivery: Testing software through limited releases

Maximizing the ROI of your Agile transformations

Agile is hard. After over 20 years, organizations are still failing to realize the full benefits of Agile transformations at scale. They’ve seen the impact of Agile at the team level, being able to improve productivity, decrease risks and costs, and increase revenue, but they are failing to maximize those benefits across the enterprise. “As your organization starts to grow, you’re trying to accomplish so much more. So how do… Read More »Maximizing the ROI of your Agile transformations

OpenShift GitOps and Pipelines added to reduce DevOps friction

Red Hat has announced the addition of OpenShift GitOps and OpenShift Pipelines to its OpenShift portfolio. Together, the new capabilities will help companies reduce friction between developers and operations teams. OpenShift GitOps provides IT teams with GitOps workflows to use for cluster configuration and application delivery. It is based on the idea of GitOps, which enables developers and operations teams to use a Git repository as a single source of… Read More »OpenShift GitOps and Pipelines added to reduce DevOps friction

SD Times news digest: CodeLogic’s app dependency mapping solution, TPG to acquire Boomi from Dell, and Obviously AI’s seed funding

CodeLogic announced a new automated approach that enables developers to quickly generate a centralized, living map of complex system architectures such as ServiceNow, RedHat and Linux. Developers can then use this to determine how to handle code refactoring and rewrites, and safely explore new features, according to the company.  The new solution enables developers to set custom governance rules down to the method and column and use the impact analysis… Read More »SD Times news digest: CodeLogic’s app dependency mapping solution, TPG to acquire Boomi from Dell, and Obviously AI’s seed funding