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DevOps White Papers

DevOps Overture: What You Need to Know When Starting a DevOps Journey

Written by ReleaseTEAM CEO and 30-year industry veteran Shawn Doyle. Providing an overview of the world of DevOps in terms anyone should understand. This book is essentially a DevOps 101 course.

  • Understand what DevOps is and how it solves problems in the software development industry
  • Learn about the processes, tools, and culture of DevOps
  • Get advice on starting a career in DevOps
  • Tips on how to thrive in a work environment that is moving to a DevOps culture.

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Seamless Transition: Migrating Data Center and Cloud Tools During a Corporate Divestiture

Case Study: Atlassian Hybrid Migrations
A corporate divestiture mandated Atlassian tool migrations, both DC to Cloud and DC to DC. The teams, on separate continents, faced a hard deadline…

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Making Agency-Wide DevOps a Reality: a Case Study

Prioritization + Leadership + Communication

Hear how we helped the Colorado Secretary of State office migrate and consolidate multiple legacy tools and processes into Jira Service Desk, aligned with the DevSecOps principles of fast flow, continuous feedback, and high trust.

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Cluster or Cloud? An Evolutionary Approach to Migrating Your Atlassian Server Products

Atlassian has stopped sales of new Server licenses for its products and has “drawn a line in the sand” for the End of Life for the Server versions of Jira, Confluence, Crowd, and Bitbucket.

This paper gives a high-level look at the steps needed to evolve or migrate your products to either Data Center or Cloud.

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Managing Technical Debt

Organizations and software development teams investing in DevOps culture and tools must take inventory of their current technical debt and how they plan to address future technical debt. Over time, ineffectively managed can reduce productivity, delivery time, and more. Read how to identify and manage technical debt in your organization.

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Boost Project ROI with Smart Staffing and Team Mentoring

Maintaining the right balance of budget vs. staff can get tricky during critical projects. We help sort your options with smart solutions.

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Measure for Success: Key Metrics and KPIs for the SDLC

DevOps can help improve business culture, speed up time to market, reduce errors, and more. It’s important to track key performance indicators (KPIs) to demonstrate how DevOps improves business outcomes and where additional opportunities to eliminate bottlenecks exist.

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DevOps in the Public Sector

As technology evolves, the way we communicate and work usually needs to adapt along with it. However, recent world events have flipped the script, leaving technology struggling to allow for our new, remote reality. No industry has felt this shift more than the public sector and education.

Agile and DevOps practices have revolutionized how organizations develop and release software. The private sector increasingly delivers better products more effectively and reliably, with a much higher ROI. But will public sector organizations also see such benefits?

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6 Steps to a Successful DevOps Tool or Platform Migration

Tool or platform migrations are complicated undertakings that require proper planning. In this eBook, we cover how to wisely prepare for the change, from assessing your environment and deciding on your needs and goals, to implementation, to going live with the new tool.

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Advocating DevOps in a Change-Resistant Environment

Resistance to organizational change is a well-studied field of occupational behavior. Not all changes originate from the top, however. For software development team-members who want to advocate for changing to DevOps methodologies, resistance may come from colleagues, management, and even the operational teams they are trying to better support.

Software engineers and developers find change scary as they already work under intense pressure, have tight deadlines, and use different strategies to solve problems.

In this whitepaper, we look at the degrees of resistance you may encounter, as an advocate for DevOps solutions, in your enterprise or organization.

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ReleaseTEAM as Your DevOps Partner

ReleaseTEAM has been at the forefront of DevOps process adoption and specializes in all the technologies and processes involved.

Choose ReleaseTEAM for all your enterprise collaboration needs. Our services, including sales and licensing solutions; consulting services – migrations, implementations, integrations, and upgrades; staff augmentation; team mentoring; and dedicated technical support, are tailored to elevate your team's productivity.

Contact us today to discover how we can transform your team’s efficiency and productivity.

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