DevOps Workshops - CI/CD Best Practices

on 8/15/18 11:37 AM By | NVISIA Marketing | 0 Comments | DevOps Docker Events
  NVISIA is proud to announce an upcoming series of DevOps related workshops. The workshops will inform and guide DevOps teams on emerging best practices and strategies for building secure CI/CD pipelines with Docker/Kubernetes, VSTS, Gitlab and Jenkins 2.  
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How to talk to my boss about Docker

on 9/21/17 9:59 AM By | Mark Panthofer | 0 Comments | Executive Insights DevOps Docker
Since my last blog post on enterprise containers, I have been getting requests to help answer "the why Docker" question, where technologist are trying to educate their executive management.  While there is no shortage of information available, I ran across this eBook from Docker that frames up the Docker business case very well. It also uses a real case study to back it up. 
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ITA Tech Talk: Microservices CI Pipeline for Docker

on 4/27/17 5:16 PM By | NVISIA Marketing | 0 Comments | Software Development DevOps News Docker Events
The world of containers (the lightweight virtualization technology that may finally deliver on the "develop once run anywhere" promise) has picked up a head of steam for both developers and IT operations. With more than 12 billion downloads from Docker Hub, the Docker community and Docker, Inc. have taken a relatively obscure variant of Linux Containers to more than 14 million host machines in less than 4 years.
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Emerging Patterns for Application & Product Modernization

OK, I admit I have a pretty cool job. I run NVISIA's technology centers and get to explore the architecture and technology used by our software product innovation teams across a wide variety of clients. Lately, I have noticed a couple of architectural patterns emerge in the product modernization world.
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Breakfast: Agile + DevOps = Better Software Faster

on 11/15/16 8:58 AM By | Mark Panthofer | 0 Comments | Lean Startup DevOps News Tech Center
NVISIA Delivers "Agile + DevOps = Better Software Faster" Breakfast at Milwaukee Intercontinental Hotel to group of local technology and application development executives. The Milwaukee breakfast event featured NVISIA's software product development experts showcased how key techniques can increase the speed and quality of software development initiatives.   Topics Leveraging Prototyping Tools to Improve Requirements Gathering
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NVISIA's Courtney Falkner Delivers DevOps Tech Briefing

on 11/11/16 12:22 PM By | Mark Panthofer | 0 Comments | DevOps News Tech Center
NVISIA's Courtney Faulkner hosted a casual Beer & Tech briefing on DevOps in NVISIA's Technology Center. Courtney discussed core technology topics in the DevOps space and shared how our clients, both big and small are using DevOps technology to shorten delivery cycles while improving quality.
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DevOps Executive Breakfast recap: Part 2

on 6/10/16 3:41 PM By | NVISIA Marketing | 0 Comments | DevOps News Tech Center
In part one of this series, we discussed the beginning of the Executive Breakfast sponsored by NVISIA on May 24, 2016, in the Willis Tower in downtown Chicago. Software development professionals from different industries gathered to share stories about their implementation of various DevOps practices. NVISIA's own Dru Henke presented on what, exactly, "DevOps" means, and then Clyde Balneaves from Accuity shared details of how his company was able to complete more than 7,000 build/release cycles using these methods.
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DevOps Executive Breakfast recap: Part 1

on 5/27/16 4:06 PM By | NVISIA Marketing | 0 Comments | DevOps News Tech Center
In the early morning on Tuesday, May 24, NVISIA hosted an Executive Breakfast for key software development professionals in the Chicago area. During the event, which was held in the Illinois Room of the Metropolitan Club, nestled at the near-top of Willis Tower, key speakers and panelists created informal discussion around the one topic that's been on everyone's minds of late: DevOps.
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Top 5 tips for deploying DevOps

We started the journey down the DevOps path with our clients back in 2010, and we have learned some important things along the way. We learned that success with DevOps has a lot to do with transforming team culture, process and architecture across the traditional silos of business requirements, software development, QA and technical operations.
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What is DevOps?

on 5/20/16 1:37 PM By | Mark Panthofer | 0 Comments | Software Development Executive Insights DevOps
In today's connected world, software development's relationship with the business is both complex and critical. In order to create breakthrough applications for business and consumer use, organizations need a strategy in place that brings business and IT teams together around a shared, common goal of delivering better software and doing it faster. This need to build better products more quickly is driving the adoption of both Agile and DevOps methodologies within software development organizations.
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