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Cursor about to click the word "Security" Shifting Security Left: The Innovation of DevSecOps

The more established a product is when it is first audited for security, the harder it will be to find the time to fix problems and to refactor the software. DevSecOps was created to get application security practices into the development process as early as possible, so we can use them from the beginning of a project.

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Thomas Stiehm
Shipping containers Why Choose Containerization?

Containers have been adopted by many organizations. Docker is the most popular and has become the standard containerization platform, though there are others. But why use containerization? What are the advantages that spurred its adoption? Let’s look at some of the factors that govern the choice of containerization.

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Deepak Vohra
Framework A Framework for Scaling Continuous Testing across an Enterprise

Scaling agile and DevOps across a large enterprise is much more difficult than practicing it in smaller groups. Frameworks can help, but focus tends to be placed on development, so testing teams struggle to figure out how to best support faster development cycles. The ACT Framework puts the focus on continuous testing.

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Mark Trinh
Person holding a sparkler with New Year's fireworks in the background Top 10 TechWell Insights Stories of 2019

Career development was on many software practitioners' minds in 2019, as some of our top stories were about having a technical lead on a Scrum team and making the switch from quality assurance to quality engineering. Stories about new ideas such as DevOps and continuous testing also ranked high. Check out the roundup.

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Beth Romanik
Santa Claus talking to a child If Santa Can Be Agile, So Can You

To improve his toy development lifecycle, Santa Claus had the North Pole move to an agile and DevOps approach. Santa knows it's important to accept requirements late in the process, work incrementally, deploy on time, and—above all—focus on the customer. Here’s what he found to be more effective with agile and DevOps.

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Jeffery Payne
SecOps team member touching a security icon on a screen 5 SecOps Challenges and How to Overcome Them

SecOps, or security operations, is a collaboration between information security and IT operations to keep a company’s data secure and reduce risk, all while maintaining agile timelines. But it can be difficult to start. Here are five challenges you should address to ensure your SecOps implementation is successful.

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Gilad David Maayan
Colorful gears automating processes Continuous Automation, from Source Code to Production

Automation is necessary to achieve the benefits of DevOps principles, so teams may use automation at every step of software development. Depending on how frequently and confidently a team deploys code, they can use automation to enable continuous integration, continuous delivery, and, finally, continuous deployment.

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Deepak Vohra
Yellow and gray rulers Rethinking Your Measurement and Metrics for Agile and DevOps

In their transition to agile and DevOps, many teams forget they also need to update their measurement and metrics plan. Some measurements and metrics from the traditional waterfall software development lifecycle may remain useful, but many may not provide value—and some may even adversely impact progress toward goals.

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Michael Sowers