Most enterprise DevOps transformations fail for this one reason

Search amazon.com for books with the keyword “devops” and you’ll have 970+ to choose from. The value of adopting DevOps methodologies are quite clear, the potential benefits are touted by the experts and some organizations have seen results from their project. Yet… DevOps has been around for over 10 years, so why aren’t there more […]

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Is fear of change preventing your DevOps transformation from getting off the ground?

Having led and consulted on a number of enterprise DevOps transformation initiatives over the past two decades, there are four key behaviors to enable success (beyond looking at the software development lifecycle as an end-to-end value chain) that are commonly undervalued or overlooked when executing transformations. One pattern that is sure to be pathological to […]

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Innovation Requires Trust

I’ve worked with some of the most innovative companies in the world and I’ve interacted with some of the least innovative companies in the world.  What I’ve learned is simple: innovation requires trust.  What is innovation?  For some companies it means building a fancy new mobile app, or perhaps migrating out of the datacenter to […]

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DevOps Tools are Growing Up

In a recent talk at QCon, Yevgeniy Brikman asserted that the DevOps industry is in “the stone ages.” That’s a bold statement, and we generally agree, but not completely. It is true that nearly all of the tooling in the DevOps space is not yet enterprise class, but it is also true that some tooling, […]

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Among the 20 Most Promising DevOps Solution Providers of 2019

This week we are thrilled to share that we were selected as one of the 20 Most Promising DevOps Solution Providers of 2019 by CIOReview magazine. Our very own CTO, Eric Billingsley graces the cover of the publication which contains a four-page article about Calculi! Please take some time to check out the article and […]

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Build in quality. Design for testability from the start

Quality issues in software systems result in all sorts of waste – high development, testing and maintenance costs, missed delivery dates, lost sales and angry users to name a few. Taking an approach to creating software where quality is a primary objective can help eliminate waste.  But given that programmers are human, and humans are […]

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The Transformational CIO

All businesses are technology businesses. CIOs must move from being solely the ‘keepers of data’ to being leaders in unlocking the value of data and information systems to drive the growth strategy of the enterprise. Transformational CIO As end-user technology use continues its move from the occasional to the ubiquitous, all organizations must add a […]

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