"Someone is moving faster than you are, and probably much faster. That someone could be a competitor, and if they iterate this much faster than you do, you’re toast."
Guide to DevOps
Software enables every business
The old ways don’t work anymore
You want digital transformation?
Look to DevOps.
Infrastructure as code:
a cornerstone of DevOps
The metrics of DevOps:
proof that it works
Don’t fear the DevOps:
security and compliance
DevOps is great for talent
recruitment and retention
DevOps and your change
Introducing and enabling
DevOps culture: it’s a journey
Puppet and DevOps
…so every company
must behave like a
Stop wondering if your business will be
disrupted. It’s happening. Every aspect of our
economy and society is being changed by digital
transformation. Countless globally scalable
startups are trying out and discarding new
business models faster than most companies
can launch a new application.
That’s because software drives every business now. It’s creating
disjointed — and sometimes incompatible — initiatives inside
companies. It’s increasingly common to find the chief digital
officer (or as McKinsey says, “transformer in chief”) leading digital
integration across the company, forcing the traditional CIO to play
catch up — or worse, sit on the sidelines.
Whether you’re selling high-speed commodity trading services
or high-thread-count organic sheets, the customer experience
is driven by software. The speed with which your team can
deploy new software has become inextricably linked to customer
acquisition and retention.
If your software gets hung up in the testing stages; if you can't
scale effectively from test to full production; if your services
keep breaking — you're going to lose customers. And when that
happens, a competitor who's already overcome old patterns and
learned to operate like a fast-moving software company is going
to jump in and give those customers what they want.
These torrents of change are pushing CIOs to embrace digital
transformation — to transform IT into an