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Flint Brenton

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What is inner source? I spoke about it during my webinar on Tuesday, Nov. 8, but here's a review. At its most fundamental level, inner source is about replicating successful work practices of the open-source world to commercial software projects. There are numerous examples of open source software making big splashes in the commercial space - Linux, Firefox, Apache - and inner source takes many of the lessons learned from these massively successful projects and shows you how you can apply some of those same ideologies and practices to your business. In the article "Getting Started with Inner Source," Andy Oram, an editor for O'Reilly Media, recently outlined some of inner source's main benefits: Code reuse: Since open source is fundamentally about openness and knowledge sharing, users in the organization will have a wider understanding of knowing where to look for c... (more)

About #DevOps Collaboration | @DevOpsSummit #APM #CD #ContinuousDelivery

The general concepts of DevOps have played a central role advancing the modern software delivery industry. With the library of DevOps best practices, tips and guides expanding quickly, it can be difficult to track down the best and most accurate resources and information. In order to help the software development community, and to further our own learning, we reached out to leading industry analysts and asked them about an increasingly popular tenet of a DevOps transformation: collaboration. We asked Michael Azoff, Principal Analyst at Ovum; Clive Longbottom, founder of and anal... (more)

The DevOps Movement | @DevOpsSummit @CollabNet #DevOps #Monitoring

I recently hosted a webinar on Enterprise Software Development in Pursuit of Excellence that covers best practices for developing enterprise software that is both flexible and reliable. As software development becomes an integral part of today's enterprise, and teams are often dispersed globally, it's important as a developer to have some tried and true best practices to stand by. Scaling these principles and duplicating successes across the distributed enterprise can be a challenge however, particularly if other organizational stakeholders are turning on the heat when it comes ... (more)

So You Want to Centralize? | @CloudExpo #Cloud #IoT #Microservices

So you want to centralize your enterprise? Smart choice - but it's important to take some factors into consideration if you want to have success. Developers need to ensure representation from each geographic location; understand current development processes and tools; and comprehend the biggest challenges. Furthermore, you need to be aware of, and sensitive to, your project teams' preferences for existing tools and aversion to change. Before we get started into our list of the "7 Steps to Start Centralization," let's tackle the question you are probably asking - "What is centrali... (more)

CollabNet Keeps Momentum in First Quarter 2016 | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

I'm happy to report that the second quarter of 2016 is in full swing. We put out our quarterly announcement last week sharing what we've accomplished as a company and how we can better serve our customers. Every quarter you can plan to hear from us on company growth, product development and what's happening in the market. Here are a few highlights from Q1 of 2016: Thanks to our continuous improvement efforts and increased demand in our TeamForge platform, CollabNet has seen a 19 percent increase in sales to new customers compared to the same quarter in the previous year. Sales to ... (more)