Category Archives: DevOps

IF IT is the Business, then Remedy Innovation Suite is the Tool

By Dick Stark Last week, RightStar attended and helped sponsor, the Service Management and Automation conference in Las Vegas. (When BMC moved from its Engage annual user group conference, to regional Exchange one-day conferences, this created an opportunity for a … Continue reading

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How to Run IT Support the DevOps Way

By Dick Stark Last Wednesday, RightStar led a Webinar, “How to Run IT Support the DevOps Way.” We discussed how adding DevOps principles to IT support processes dramatically improves service quality, team morale, problem solving, and business productivity. We ended … Continue reading

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Atlassian Summit Summary

By Dick Stark Atlassian held its annual world wide conference last week in San Jose with RightStar there in full force.  It was a very good show with more than 3000 attendees. We also received a large number of new … Continue reading

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How to Improve Your Golf Game, or Anything Else Using DevOps Principles

By Dick Stark Recently RightStar presented a webinar, “How to Improve Your ITSM Processes in a DevOps World.” According to our presentor, and with apologies to Mark Twain, the reports of ITIL’s death are greatly exaggerated. ITIL is NOT dead … Continue reading

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Atlassian at Pink17: The New Shape of IT

By Dick Stark The 21st annual Pink Elephant Conference, held February 19 to23 in Las Vegas, is IT’s annual tribute and awards ceremony to all things ITIL. It’s fun and entertaining–words, not often found in the same sentence as ITIL. … Continue reading

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The DevOps Handbook, Part 2

By Dick Stark Two weeks ago I looked at the DevOps Handbook, Part 1, which discusses the three main principles that form the foundation for DevOps organizations. Part 2 is all about how to start a DevOps movement within an … Continue reading

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The DevOps Handbook, Part 1

By Dick Stark Last November, the DevOps Handbook, was released with much fanfare and excitement. Authored by Gene Kim, et.al., the book is about “how to create world class agility, reliability, and security in technology organizations.” Since this is what … Continue reading

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