Category Archives: DevOps

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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The DevOps Handbook

  By Dick Stark Remember the Phoenix Project? Well, good news, The DevOps Handbook is just out, a book by Gene Kim, Jez Humble, Patrick Debois, and John Willis. (Gene Kim was the lead author of the Phoenix Project.) Like … Continue reading

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Getting Dev and OPs Under One Roof with JSD

By Dick Stark RightStar won the Atlassian “Rookie Partner of the Year Award,” on Monday, October 10, at the Atlassian Summit in San Jose, CA. Although most of our services involve Atlassian’s more traditional DevOps toolsets including JIRA Software, Confluence, … Continue reading

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Report from Engage 2016

By Dick Stark BMC’s annual user group conference, Engage, wound down last Friday in Las Vegas. Attendance was up this year by 10% with more than 2000 customers, partners, and BMC employees in attendance. RightStar had good booth traffic, and … Continue reading

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