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Three Major DevOps Roadblocks You Need to Consider

Just because DevOps has proven to be successful in establishing better communication between development and operations teams, it doesn’t mean it’s easy. In fact, there are quite a few obstacles that teams of varying sizes will face when undergoing a DevOps transformation that are impossible to ignore.

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Josiah Renaudin
Fail Fast: Embrace Failure to Encourage Success

Fear of failure can hold you back from learning and creating new things. Conversely, creating an environment where it’s safe to fail shows that progress toward mastery is just as important as achieving mastery. A leader who encourages failing fast will have a team where everyone is performing at their best.

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Steve Berczuk
The Secret to Becoming the New Tech Expert

Studies show that people who regularly practice being mindful can maximize their creativity and problem-solving, heads and shoulders above those who don’t. By taking time every day to stop, clear out the noise, and reflect, these people are continuously learning, improving, and becoming the new tech experts.

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Francie Van Wirkus
Dealing with a Manager Who Says Everything Is Urgent

If your boss regularly wants something done immediately, regardless of whether the matter is truly top priority, you're in the unenviable position of being perpetually "ASAP'd." To break the cycle of dropping everything for inconsequential tasks, you may need to try managing your manager. Read on for ideas.

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Naomi Karten
What’s in the Summer 2016 Issue of Better Software Magazine?

The summer issue of Better Software magazine is now live! This issue includes a number of articles that emphasize state-of-the-art practices in the IoT, DevOps, and product-driven process, in addition to highlighting the roles of QA, women, and Millennials and the benefits they can bring to your organization.

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Ken Whitaker
Dr. Google’s Symptom Search

Always consult a doctor for medical advice. Well yes, but for many of us, that’s after we first do an Internet search for our symptoms. Google recognizes this reality and is attempting to make web-surfing symptoms more accurate, with more helpful (and appropriate) listings served up.

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Pamela Rentz
Building a Business Case for Automation in Your Software Lifecycle

To remain competitive, organizations should consider implementing a well-integrated set of automation capabilities—not just for testing, but across the entire lifecycle. Making the investment might take some convincing, so here are some questions to ask in order to assess the potential benefits of automation.

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Michael Sowers
When It Comes to DevOps, You Have to Start Small

It’s never easy instituing a new methodology or practice into your team. If you want DevOps to be a major focus in order to improve communication and collaboration between development and operations, you can’t just make that happen with the wave of a wand and a couple of key buzzwords.

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Josiah Renaudin