Author Archives: Derek Weeks

Author, Derek Weeks

Better and Fewer Suppliers (2015 Software Supply Chain Report)

Better and Fewer Suppliers (2015 Software Supply Chain Report)

  That Supplier is Better For You Since releasing the 2015 State of the Software Supply Chain Report, there has been a lot of great discussion across the industry on best practices for managing the complexity introduced by the volume and velocity of the components used across your software supply chain. Today I want to focus

Greg Elin, Executive Director at GovReady

DevOps Leadership Series: Gov Does DevOps

This past week, I had the opportunity to catch up with some more industry thought leaders at the DevOpsDays DC event in our nation’s capital. This was the first major DevOps Days event to feature a large audience of government participants.  It was an awesome event and is certainly going to be on my must-attend

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DevOps Leadership Series: Compliance, Testing, and Rugged

This past week, I headed to London for the Rugged DevOps event, where I had the chance to catch up with a few more industry thought leaders.   First, I caught up with Gareth Rushgrove from Puppet Labs, who also runs the DevOps Weekly newsletter.  In this episode of the DevOps Leadership Series, Gareth explains why the

Author, Derek Weeks

The 2015 State of the Software Supply Chain Report

In April of this year, I embarked on a six-week journey diving deep into an analysis of the world’s software supply chains.  I evaluated the practices of 106,000 organizations, the 100,000+ suppliers they relied on, and the billions of software components that fueled their agile, continuous delivery and DevOps practices. The facts I discovered and

Trevor Parsons at Velocity

DevOps Leadership Series: Monitoring Containers and Microservices

Trevor Parsons (@trevparsons) is a Co-Founder and Chief Scientist at Logentries, a leading SaaS-delivered log management and analytics service. I caught up with Trevor at the Velocity Conference in Santa Clara and asked him what themes were resonating with attendees this year. For this episode of the DevOps Leadership Series, Trevor briefly illustrates some current

Author, Derek Weeks

Neuxs Lifecycle and Atlassian Bamboo: Improve Your Builds

Sonatype Lifecycle now provides native Atlassian Bamboo support to improve the quality of your build outputs. Sonatype provides instant analysis of open source components used in every Bamboo build and alerts development teams to any quality, license, or security issues identified.  By catching the issues during CI builds, development teams can quickly address open source

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DevOps Leadership Series: Security at Velocity [Video]

If it does not fit, it does not get done.  For many DevOps practices, application security falls into the “does not get done” bucket.  That’s because for many DevOps-centric organizations, application security has historically be done somewhere else, by someone else, who is slow. Go faster.  Shift left.  Remove complexity. Reduce rework.  All mantras of

Julie Tsai

DevOps Leadership Series: Software Supply Chains [Video]

We kicked off this series on Monday with Gene Kim (@RealGeneKim) sharing his views on the big theme for DevOps in 2015: proving that DevOps is applicable for large organizations. Another theme that arose often during our recent “DevOps: Wine-ing, Not Whining” event was the importance of software supply chains.  Every software development organization has

Jez Humble

DevOps Leadership Series 2015

We recently hosted the 2nd annual “DevOps: Wine-ing, Not Whining” event in San Francisco to bring together a number of thought leaders and leading practitioners in the DevOps field.  We traded stories from the trenches, formed new insights, and offered visions of the future. This week, I’ll be sharing videos captured from the event that

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