The race to own the pipeline. Atlassian ain’t playin–introducing DevOps Marketplace

The race to own the pipeline. Atlassian ain’t playin–introducing DevOps Marketplace

The play to become the standard industry backplane play for Pipelines and DevOps – integrating tools across the application lifecycle, ALM 2.0 if you like – is heating up. Atlassian launched DevOps Marketplace and the list of launch partners is impressively comprehensive. The vendors above represent a who’s who of modern dev and ops tooling […]

On process tool and people shelfware. How are we going to achieve escape velocity for modern software development?

On process tool and people shelfware. How are we going to achieve escape velocity for modern software development?

  I just got back from two days with HPE Software’s customer advisory board in Las Vegas. I come away all fired up yet also despairing, in almost equal measure. Fired up because large enterprises really do want to get better at developing software. They’re desperate to learn how to become more like Web companies, […]

Some things about HPE Software summit 2017. Number three will shock you.

Some things about HPE Software summit 2017. Number three will shock you.

I came to HPE Discover 2017 with fairly low expectations. I was there to talk to customers about their agile and DevOps transformations, rather than for the formal analyst program. In case you haven’t been following the news in September a newco will be formed in what HPE is calling a “spin merge” with Micro […]

Just how many darned developers are there in the world? GitHub is puzzled

Just how many darned developers are there in the world? GitHub is puzzled

  Just how many darned developers are there in the world? At GitHub Satellite in London last week CEO Chris Wanstrath gave a great keynote about the ongoing revolution in software development. One of the themes was what on the face of it is a straightforward question – how many developers are there in the […]