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Attaining Visibility in an IT-DevOps Environment

Many people dream of being invisible, a superpower that has intrigued man since time immemorial. In today’s world of business and technology, we kind of have the opposite problem...
Jack Maher Jack Maher
2 min read

5 Reasons for Achieving Higher IT Process Maturity

All IT organizations have processes. Whether they acknowledge it or not, the activities they perform are part of a process, which may or may not be defined; but...
Manuel Garcia Manuel Garcia
2 min read

Top 5 Traits for a DevOps Readiness Assessment

With DevOps being one of the newest top priorities for IT organizations, it’s sometimes hard for IT managers to define what has to be in place before initiating...
John Buk John Buk
2 min read

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The Value of a DevOps Certification

With the recent formalization of DevOps as a cultural movement that is transforming the way in which IT areas work and collaborate, there has...
Manuel Garcia Manuel Garcia
2 min read

Intangible Benefits are Critical for a DevOps Program’s Success!

There are several reasons why many IT initiatives fail, and one of the key reasons is that intangible benefits are not included in the...
Ruben Melendez Ruben Melendez
2 min read

The DevOps ROI Implementation

Many changes are going on in the IT world; the news talk about how IT is moving to the Cloud, how much strategy leaders...
Manuel Garcia Manuel Garcia
2 min read

Enforcement: Key to the Success of a DevOps Implementation

I was recently looking at a ranking of the top initiatives from IT organizations in two major states of the U.S., namely Texas and California,...
Manuel Garcia Manuel Garcia
3 min read

The Difference between IT Process Compliance and IT Process…

Process Maturity—in the previous post we defined it as “the degree in which a process meets the value creation needs of its customers.” Let me clarify...
Manuel Garcia Manuel Garcia
4 min read

What Does Process Maturity Really Mean?

Processes. They’re everywhere in an organization; yes, even where they aren’t evident. By definition, a process is a set of activities performed in order...
Manuel Garcia Manuel Garcia
2 min read

9 Key Steps to Enable IT Governance (part 3…

Every IT organization needs governance in order to work properly. What does “working properly” mean? It is meeting its purpose: creating value by supporting business...
Manuel Garcia Manuel Garcia
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9 Key Steps to Enable IT Governance (part 2…

In this series I have been listing the key items required to enable a governance approach in an IT organization and explaining each of...
Manuel Garcia Manuel Garcia
3 min read

9 Key Steps to Enable IT Governance (part 1…

On the previous post we discussed the importance of IT Governance for the success of IT—that is, effectively supporting enterprise objectives through the use of IT,...
Manuel Garcia Manuel Garcia
3 min read