XebiaLabs Announces Latest Edition of The IT Manager’s Guide to DevOps

XebiaLabs, the recognized leader in DevOps and Continuous Delivery software, today announced the release of the latest edition of The IT Managers Guide to DevOps: How to Drive the Business Value of Software Delivery, by Tim Buntel and the late Robert E. Stroud. The book, which is a vastly expanded update of The Managers Guide to Continuous Delivery, provides foundational knowledge about how to use DevOps and Continuous Delivery to optimize software processes to drive business goals. XebiaLabs will be giving away free advance copies of the book at this weeks DevOps Enterprise Summit in Las Vegas.

Using DevOps to Drive Business Value

The promise of delivering better software faster is why so many companies have moved to DevOpsand its well worth the effort. According to the Accelerate: State of DevOps, 2018 survey, high-performing DevOps teams deploy 46 times more often than low performers, recover from incidents 2555 times faster, and are 7 times less likely to experience change-related failures. High-performing DevOps teams create better, more secure software and accelerate time to market. But to get there, organizations need to adopt a big-picture approach to using DevOps to enable business objectives.

DevOps is not just a technical thing where, if you use the right tools, youll magically get great results, said co-author, Tim Buntel. But, much of the information about DevOps gets into the technical weeds. It doesnt clearly lay out how DevOps can optimize software delivery to empower the business. This book fills that gap. Its ideal for people who need to connect software delivery with business delivery to increase value.

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A Definitive Guide to DevOps and Continuous Delivery

A lot has happened in the world of DevOps and Continuous Delivery since the publication of The Managers Guide to Continuous Delivery, a concise source of DevOps knowledge for IT professionals around the world. The IT Managers Guide to DevOps significantly expands and updates its predecessor to offer the latest, essential information about DevOps and Continuous Delivery, such as:

  • The business benefits of DevOps and Continuous Delivery, and the cultural, technical, and process considerations involved in achieving them
  • The stages of Continuous Delivery and how a DevOps platform supports them
  • Designing a Continuous Delivery pipeline
  • Understanding containers and microservices
  • Doing Continuous Delivery in the cloud
  • The crucial role of DevSecOps in creating high-quality software
  • Measuring the impact of the development process
  • Scaling a DevOps transformation

The book also includes a new foreword by DevOps author and thought leader, Gene Kim, in addition to a foreword by David Farley, co-author of the seminal book Continuous Delivery.

XebiaLabs Activities at the DevOps Enterprise Summit, Las Vegas

Attending the DevOps Enterprise Summit in Las Vegas? Stop by XebiaLabs booth, #313, for your free advance copy of The IT Managers Guide to DevOps. Also catch the breakout session by XebiaLabs customer, Lincoln Financial Group, attend A Taste of Spain cocktail party, and get an autographed copy of Accelerate: The Science Behind DevOps, by Dr. Nicole Forsgren, CEO and Chief Scientist at DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA).

Those not attending the DevOps Enterprise Summit in Las Vegas can download the advance copy of The IT Managers Guide to DevOps from the XebiaLabs website.

About XebiaLabs

XebiaLabs develops enterprise-scale Continuous Delivery and DevOps software, providing companies with the visibility, automation and control they need to deliver software faster and with less risk. Global market leaders rely on XebiaLabs to meet the increasing demand for accelerated and more reliable software releases.

XebiaLabs
Karin Lauria, 617-307-4280
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