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Flint Brenton

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What is inner source? I spoke about it during my webinar on Tuesday, Nov. 8, but here's a review. At its most fundamental level, inner source is about replicating successful work practices of the open-source world to commercial software projects. There are numerous examples of open source software making big splashes in the commercial space - Linux, Firefox, Apache - and inner source takes many of the lessons learned from these massively successful projects and shows you how you can apply some of those same ideologies and practices to your business. In the article "Getting Started with Inner Source," Andy Oram, an editor for O'Reilly Media, recently outlined some of inner source's main benefits: Code reuse: Since open source is fundamentally about openness and knowledge sharing, users in the organization will have a wider understanding of knowing where to look for c... (more)

About #DevOps Collaboration | @DevOpsSummit #APM #CD #ContinuousDelivery

The general concepts of DevOps have played a central role advancing the modern software delivery industry. With the library of DevOps best practices, tips and guides expanding quickly, it can be difficult to track down the best and most accurate resources and information. In order to help the software development community, and to further our own learning, we reached out to leading industry analysts and asked them about an increasingly popular tenet of a DevOps transformation: collaboration. We asked Michael Azoff, Principal Analyst at Ovum; Clive Longbottom, founder of and anal... (more)

The DevOps Movement | @DevOpsSummit @CollabNet #DevOps #Monitoring

I recently hosted a webinar on Enterprise Software Development in Pursuit of Excellence that covers best practices for developing enterprise software that is both flexible and reliable. As software development becomes an integral part of today's enterprise, and teams are often dispersed globally, it's important as a developer to have some tried and true best practices to stand by. Scaling these principles and duplicating successes across the distributed enterprise can be a challenge however, particularly if other organizational stakeholders are turning on the heat when it comes ... (more)

Agile Methodologies | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #BigData #Microservices

How to Improve Productivity with Agile Methodologies (CIO.com Article Recap) Many in the industry are searching for new ways to increase productivity and efficiency with Agile approaches to software development. That's the theme of a new article on CIO.com by Bruce Harpham, who details the many benefits of Agile methodologies in software development and examines key considerations for implementing the practice. Our very own Scott Rose spoke with Bruce on the topic and discussed the ways organizations can employ Agile practices among a global team, where face-to-face is not feasibl... (more)

Managers Don’t Have to Hate Agile | @CloudExpo #IoT #Agile #DevOps

Managers Don’t Have to Hate Agile Earlier this year Forbes published an article titled "Why Do Managers Hate Agile?" The author,Steve Denning, builds a case for managers hating Agile due to "management" and "Agile" being defined as two different worlds. It's like Men are From Mars and Women are from Venus, only we're talking about the IT world and management and developers, instead of men and women. The article caught my attention for the obvious reason that CollabNet sells products and services to help support Agile development efforts, sparking the question, "Why would manager... (more)