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Modern IT Operations Skills News
February 16, 2018
Tying the Pluralsight IQ skills test to the Stack Overflow Developer Story helps developers measure their technical skills and better highlight them for jobs.
January 30, 2018
At Nasdaq, IT monitoring unified different teams' views of infrastructure, but cultural blocking and tackling are equally important to improve incident response.
December 14, 2017
Novel approaches to mobile audio get attention from geeks as they choose their most-wanted technology gifts in 2017. Our geek advisory panel said the most coveted gift this year is close to ...
November 21, 2017
Nationwide prepares for the final stage of a 10-year Agile, Lean and DevOps transformation with value stream mapping process that unites IT and business workflows.
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Systems administrators spend more time programming than ever before. To excel in your current role or find a new, DevOps-heavy one, invest the time to learn a new language. Continue Reading
IT collaboration tools are taking center stage in DevOps shops, where they create an environment of connection -- to applications, to peer knowledge and to automation tools. Continue Reading
ChatOps is still a niche in IT operations and DevOps shops, but organizations that have set it up love it. That means you should join the fun and give it a try. Here's what you need to know about ChatOps tools. Continue Reading
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Operations admins have a lot on their plates already, and they'll pile on more in 2018. These IT pros and analysts share what's coming and how to handle it. Continue Reading
Containerization tools grow ever closer to an industry standard. The signs are saying 'Learn to code' and 'AI threatens IT jobs.' Make sure you didn't miss anything important in 2017. Continue Reading
The next IT mashup -- BizDevOps -- brings business leaders to the table, and new no-code/low-code platforms give them the tools to be active participants in app development. Continue Reading
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There's more to app support than making sure the bits and bytes are in order; the user's experience is vital to uphold. Creating a smooth process takes more than just operations. Continue Reading
Just how many errors is the IT operations team allowed to make? Trendy organizations are answering this question with a budget, but it possesses some admins to push the envelope. Continue Reading
New Year's resolutions aren't just for the gym averse and fast food junkies. IT engineers, cloud admins and other professionals obsessed with uptime have self-improvement in mind for 2018. Continue Reading
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IT departments must work to keep user experience positive to avoid a perception as a resource vacuum. If users can't manipulate the app effectively, what does uptime matter? Continue Reading
If you spend all day on work in progress and end with more rather than less to do, check out Dominica DeGrandis' book on best practices and methods to diminish the madness. Continue Reading
Given an embarrassment of riches, DevOps teams must discover what they need from tools and how to pick and propagate a cohesive tool stack across multiple teams. Continue Reading