The publishers of The IT Manager’s Guide to Continuous Delivery offer seven reasons to read The IT Manager’s Guide to Continuous Delivery

This post amounts to a plug of a plug of a repository of information which, obviously, Aleph Infotinuum Services deems valuable. A number of software shops have expressed interest in a recent dev-ops development (no pun intended) known as CD (Continuous Delivery). Business managers who embrace and understand CD are finding themselves in high demand. […]

Visualizations of Continuous Delivery

Learn by doing by following an incisive diagram. If you manage a slice of the infotinuum that deals with a product’s SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle), you might have encountered code-warrior veterans who are familiar with CI (Continuous Integration). There are many dev-ops tools and applications and best practices that are associated with CI … but […]

Are your employer’s development teams checking in fresh code which nevertheless becomes legacy as soon as it enters the SCM repository?

There are dependable ways to reduce an organization’s legacy code, and all it requires is fewer managerial panic attacks. To be accurate, there will never be much managerial panic if those managers stick to best practice Continuous Integration/Delivery methodologies for design & architecture & implementation & delivery. One of the worst managerial mistakes is the […]

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CI doesn’t stand for Coder Ideology — although that’s a good way to pitch it to software engineers

Make Continuous Integration a key element of your employer’s CD (Continuous Delivery) strategy. Tools are not methodologies. Don’t get trapped within a development culture which seeks automation software as a convenient excuse to neglect professional coder obligations. Sitting in a passenger’s seat can’t make anyone a good driver. There are, of course, important uses for […]

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A verbatim headline: “The 5 Ds of Creating Software”

Aleph Infotinuum Services gives this article a non-binding grade of D for failing to include Documentation. AIS is also sorry to report that not one of those Ds is Dance. Perhaps the intended developer-android audience spends its days dreaming of electric sheep within one or another enterprise’s Dilbert department. On a more serious note, what’s […]

Should your employer look toward mob rule for the efficient completion of successful programming projects?

It’s too early to say for certain, but Aleph Infotinuum Services suspects that such an approach solves some of the problems which either stem from or are difficult to ameliorate by way of other programming methodologies (e.g. XP, Scrum, Lean), while letting one or more of the already-resolved process problems back in. Seriously, though, there […]