The Digital Enabling Tripod

    The focus of the Summit was Digital, which covered business and technology imperatives. There was a healthy exchange of insightful thoughts on the subject throughout the day, which I feel, has helped me adjust my benchmarks on the subject a bit. Amongst industry leaders, Digital does seem to have a range of interpretations. There does appear to be a common, broad understanding of what it means, but I find that there is variety in the points of focus in terms of the implications, the challenges and the opportunities that Digital presents.

    DevOps and the superhuman Developer—really?

    The central theme of this article that I read, as I understood it, was that DevOps equates to having superhuman developers doing everything single-handedly, from software development to QA, Release Management, Deployment, etc. and that that’s the only way it can be.
     
    I disagree. The essence of DevOps, where the role of the developer is concerned, is having more control over the lifecycle of the software being written.

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