How Cultural Perception Can Cause DevOps Failure

Development and operations (DevOps) is a set of methodologies and processes that promote efficiency and innovation in product development and delivery. Our experience has been that some developers and managers mistake DevOps to mean the automating of an infrastructure. While automation is often an attribute of a DevOps model, DevOps in itself is an idea that encompasses a variety of attributes. A key point of failure for projects we studied was the disregard for the cultural aspect of DevOps. A no-blame culture encourages innovation because individual contributors know they are part of a team and that any failure is a learning opportunity and a chance to grow professionally; they do not fear ridicule or avoid innovation for fear of unconstructive criticism.

Effective BCDR: 10 Essential Tips

In today’s interconnected and technology-driven world, businesses heavily rely on their IT infrastructure. However, unforeseen events like natural disasters, cyber-attacks, or system failures can disrupt operations and cripple organizations. That’s where a well-crafted business continuity and recovery plan (BCDR) comes into play. In this article, we will explore ten valuable tips to help IT organizations […]