DEVOPS SERVICES The Devops Practice at Appworks is a comprehensive service aimed at getting your company up to speed, following modern software development practices, using all the best automation tools, and most importantly creating a culture of collaboration. Get a free consultation As companies rely more on software for core operations to drive their business, it’s no surprise that over 81% of enterprises are implementing Devops in some way. In today’s world, software runs at the speed of light — apps can be updated hundreds of times during their lifecycle, and software solutions themselves are churned out at a much faster pace than ever before. It’s critical that your business not only has the ability to develop software at this pace, but also be able to guarantee stability, performance and security. The Devops Practice at Appworks is a comprehensive service aimed at getting your company up to speed, following modern software development practices, using all the best automation tools, and most importantly creating a culture of collaboration. We have helped many clients increase both their velocity and quality in releasing software, giving them a critical edge in keeping pace with today’s changing markets. “DevOps represents a change in IT culture, focusing on rapid IT service delivery through the adoption of agile, lean practices in the context of a system-oriented approach. DevOps emphasizes people (and culture), and seeks to improve collaboration between operations and development teams.” Gartner Much in the way that automation revolutionized the manufacture of products in the early twentieth century, Devops provides an overall system of tools and practices for producing software at a faster pace. Instead of re-inventing the wheel every time you develop new software, sometimes using one tool or resource and the next time something different, Devops streamlines the process with a consistent, rigorous and largely automated approach. As a result, companies can enjoy faster time to market, a higher pace of releases to speed up innovations and improvements, improved reliability through incremental updates, and increased scale through automation. Often more difficult to measure but equally important, improvements in team collaboration in a Devops organization dramatically improve productivity. While companies want increased velocity, they also want stability, performance and security. The philosophy behind Devops is to embrace the natural tensions between development and operations by standardizing the way you develop and release software in a single, highly automated approach, and making everyone involved in the process part of an overall team with a common purpose. The process for developing Devops capability for your company, however, can be daunting. Appworks approaches any engagement as part of a four point process. Technology and Business Assessment We first take a look at your current capabilities, practices and resources. This can include common tools you use to develop software, and how you collaborate, test, and monitor. In addition to the technologies, we look at your overall business goals, and what, if any, development silos exist. We also take into consideration your current release schedule, methods for deploying updates and new releases, as well as regulatory and compliance commitments. A holistic view of your development process is critical in understanding how it can be improved. Engagement Armed with an understanding of how you currently develop software, the players involved and your toolsets and capabilities, we will develop and deliver an overall strategy for implementing Devops. This will include a strategic roadmap outlining the various efforts and initiatives required to transform your process, improve operational efficiency, tools standardization, automation opportunities to drive speed and reliability, and continuous delivery and integration. Delivery We will work closely with you to execute on the strategic roadmap outlined in the Engagement phase, including technology selection, facilitation of cultural changes, role definition and org structure, collaboration and communication methods, and related documentation. In the end, we aim not only to deliver a Devops capability designed around the realities of your organization, including resources and funding, but one that can evolve and grow along with you as goals and priorities change. Training Our Agile coaches can step in and help provide training to groups on the overall Devops approach, specific tools, driving cultural changes, and Agile methodologies. “DevOps is not a goal, but a never-ending process of continual improvement.” Jez Humble, Founder and CTO, DevOps Research and Assessment Appworks also uses Devops as part of any product engagement, and can extend those services beyond the product introduction to support the full software development lifecycle including: CI/CD – Continuous integration & deployment Automated testing as part of our QA practice Application monitoring Security workflow with unit testing and automated scans Ready to get your project off the ground? Ready for your free consultation? Fill out the form, and we’ll be in touch soon. Continue to next step 3859216000003106003 Thank you for your submission. Prior to an initial consultation, would you like to sign a mutual NDA? 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