The 7 Deadly Diseases of DevOps: #2 – “Management System Toil”

In a recent DevOps.com webinar, Anders Wallgren (Electric Cloud CTO) and John Willis (Electric Cloud advisor and co-author of The DevOps Handbook) discussed the “7 Deadly Diseases of DevOps.” In the first post of the series covering each of these diseases, we shared their expert insights on invisible work and how it hinders IT organizational success. Willis...

Should you use AI to make decisions about your software team?

New technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) are changing the way software organizations measure development performance and allocate resources. But there is an open question as to whether you should use AI to measure developers' performance and make HR-related decisions. AI was one of the hottest topics of 2018. The reality...

The 7 Deadly Diseases of DevOps: #1 – “Invisible Work”

In a recent DevOps.com webinar, Anders Wallgren (Electric Cloud CTO) and John Willis (Electric Cloud advisor and co-author of The DevOps Handbook) discussed the “7 Deadly Diseases of DevOps.” The topic was based on the 1982 best-selling book “Out of the Crisis” by W. Edwards Deming. In the book, Deming lists the most serious barriers to success management...

Webinar Recap: Continuous Compliance and DevSecOps

It's 2019. “… companies take security very seriously, but the cost of keeping up with changes in technology are prohibitive,” - Chad Crandell, chief executive officer of CHMWarnick LLC, a hotel investment adviser. Ouch. In a recent webinar, Torsten Volk (EMA managing research director) and Anders Wallgren  (CTO, Electric Cloud) shared research...

Choose Your Own DevOps with ElectricFlow Winter ‘19

   New persona-based UI feature tailors ElectricFlow to all DevOps use cases Our last release of ElectricFlow introduced the concept of “DevOps Your Way” with the Kanban-style view, unlimited tagging and the CI Dashboard.  Today we are doubling down on that functionality with the ElectricFlow Winter ’19 release. Now you...

Accelerating Android AOSP and Embedded Linux Builds, Part 1

Accelerating Android AOSP and Embedded Linux Builds: Introduction Embedded Linux is everywhere today. Look around and you can probably see a half dozen or more devices running some Linux-based operating system. Everybody knows about Android on mobile devices, of course. But have you ever thought about the software inside your...

Webinar Recap: Seven Deadly Diseases of DevOps

Lean, Agile, SAFE, and DevOps are all great ways to improve software delivery, but they can’t overcome long-standing organization habits. Yesterday, John Willis (Electric Cloud advisor and co-author of The DevOps Handbook) and Anders Wallgren (CTO, Electric Cloud) discussed the “7 Deadly Diseases of DevOps” that inhibit IT organizational success....

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