Do You Do DevOps? Gene Kim Does (and so do I)!

This coming Wednesday, I'm excited to be presenting in a live webinar with the one and only Gene Kim - co-author of The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win and founder of IT Revolution Press. We work closely with Gene on DevOpsEnterprise summit, and it's...

DOES15 Call for Papers – Are you DevOps enough to submit?

Over the last couple of months, we have been hard at work planning this year's DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES) scheduled for October. Everything from securing the venue to setting up the conference site, to signing sponsors, to getting thought leaders to be advisers and keynote speakers. Now is where you come in… we...

REST Support in ElectricFlow and ElectricCommander 5.2

One of the enduring strengths of ElectricCommander and ElectricFlow is the full API support: anything you can do in the product's UI you can also do from the command line using ectool, or using other tools or systems with our Perl and Java API bindings. However, not everyone in the world...

Agile Won’t Scale Without Automation: Disparate Techniques

This is part four of a five part series where we will present five distinct challenges that if left unaddressed will drastically reduce an organization’s ability to gain the benefits promised by a move to Agile development methods. Even in the most rigid, hierarchical organizations, there’s a good chance that...

Agile Won’t Scale Without Automation: Error-Prone Processes

This is part three of a five part series where we will present five distinct challenges that if left unaddressed will drastically reduce an organization’s ability to gain the benefits promised by a move to Agile development methods. There are many explanations why manually initiated, slow-running build-test-deploy procedures are much...

Agile Won’t Scale Without Automation: Performance Inefficiencies

This is part two of a five part series where we will present five distinct challenges that if left unaddressed will drastically reduce an organization’s ability to gain the benefits promised by a move to Agile development methods. For complex modern applications, a single pass through the software build-test-deploy process...

Agile Won’t Scale Without Automation: Manual Procedures

This is part one of a five part series where we will present five distinct challenges that if left unaddressed will drastically reduce an organization’s ability to gain the benefits promised by a move to Agile development methods. Building, testing, and deploying software by hand is tedious and inefficient. There...

Agile Won’t Scale Without Automation

The Agile software development methodology is composed of a number of techniques designed to help deliver incremental releases of high-quality software more quickly than ever before. Although Agile adoption is proceeding steadily, many enterprises aren’t yet fully converted to this approach. However, the trend lines are very clear: industry surveys...

No cloud for you!

Arthur Cole makes a great observation in a recent article: even a rudimentary cloud will fail to live up to its promises without a fair degree of automation. I agree. If your processes aren't automated, it will be tough to transition your infrastructure into the cloud, be it private, public...

Anders Wallgren

Anders Wallgren is Chief Technical Officer of Electric Cloud. Anders brings with him over 25 years of in-depth experience designing and building commercial software. Previously, Anders held executive and management positions at Aceva, Archistra, Impresse, Macromedia (MACR), Common Ground Software and Verity (VRTY). Anders holds a B.SC from MIT.

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