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Unicom Seminars

13 May 2014, Hotel Casa 400, Amsterdam

DevOps Summit: Fundamentals of DevOps, 13 May 2014, Hotel Casa 400, Amsterdam

Published 13 Mar 2014

DevOps may seem a buzzword to many, but it is a new but essential business-driven delivery approach.   It involves the business owner as well as the development, operations and quality assurance departments to collaborate in continuously deliver the software /product/service.  The continuity helps the enterprise to gain market advantage, which is vital in today’s market condition. 

Enterprises wanting to create innovative applications to solve business problems need to apply agile and lean principles to maximize the speed of delivery of ideas into a product or service.  But in spite of using these methods, many organisations are not able to meet the challenges of development and delivery, for not having effective teams.  This inability leads to missed business opportunities. 

Changes need to be made, but it is difficult to go against the usual flow and investments too are also required.  But before you consider adopting new technology and methods, consider the challenges within your organization that that needs addressing.  The expert practitioners and  thought leaders at this DevOps Summit will give help you to develop your business case and build the foundation towards getting significant return on investment.

Matthew Skelton(Chair person) DevOps Summit London May 2013

Published 17 Jul 2013

On his blog, Matthew Skelton (Chair person for the DevOps Summit London 2013) summarises UNICOM's previous DevOps Conference and his own talk "The Business Case for DevOps".

DevOps Amsterdam Interviews

Published 20 Nov 2012

Kris Buytaert,, discusses DevOps

Connect with Kris: Twitter(@KrisBuytaert) Blog(Everything is a Freaking DNS Problem)

Stephen Nelson-Smith, Atlanta Systems, discusses organisational effectiveness and DevOps

Connect with Stephen: Twitter(@lordcope)

Professional Tester: Move Closer, Transition to DevOps

[ Stephen Janaway ] ... Has written the lead article in this month’s Professional Tester magazine, about my department’s transition to DevOps and the impact that had on testing.

If you fancy reading it then head over to their website and subscribe, or you can download issue 17 which contains his article, and a number of other articles about TestDevOps, directly from this link.

Blog Post: What Is This Devops Thing, Anyway?

In the last few months, a movement has begun to take shape. It's a movement of people who think it's time for change in the IT industry - time to stop wasting money, time to start delivering great software, and building systems that scale and last. This movement is being called Devops. But what is Devops? Where did it come from? And what can it achieve? read more...
Guest post by : Stephen Nelson-Smith @lordcope a Technical Manager and Devop based in Hampshire, UK and author of Agile Sysadmin