Devops: A Software Revolution in the Making?

Posted August 24, 2011 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence

According to Guest Editor Patrick DeBois, "Only by providing positive results to the business and management can IT reverse its bad reputation and become a reliable partner again. In order to do that, we need to break through blockers in our thought process, and devops invites us to challenge traditional organizational barriers. The days of top-down control are over -- devops is a grass-roots movement similar to other horizontal revolutions, such as Facebook. The role of management is changing: no longer just directive, it is taking a more supportive role, unleashing the power of the people on the floor to achieve awesome results."

About The Author
Patrick Debois
Patrick Debois is a Senior Consultant with Cutter’s Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence practice. He is an expert is bridging the gap between projects and operations by using Agile techniques in development, project management and system administration. Over the course of 15 years of consultancy, Patrick has assumed many different roles within large enterprises ranging from developer to network specialist, system… Read More
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