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Continuous Delivery for Platform Teams

Introduction Platform or Function-as-a-Service (FaaS) teams are the perpetual go-betweens of the enterprise IT world. They provide a platform that is used by other applications or services within the IT infrastructure and therefore having many more dependent end-users than just those of a single application team.  If platform teams are successful then they can try [...]

By |2018-04-10T16:22:07+00:00April 10th, 2018|Continuous Integration|

Version Control – the first step to Continuous Delivery

We've all been there.  We've broken something. We know it's our fault, we know we are responsible and yet we can't bring ourselves to admit it. What next? Hide it? Bury it? Hope someone doesn't notice? When they do notice we feign surprise and wrinkle our brow and look into it alongside our colleagues. "How could [...]

By |2018-01-24T21:01:37+00:00January 24th, 2018|Continuous Integration, Software Development|

Integration for Business

Enterprise IT has changed and for those of us that work there it's been obvious for years. Enterprise can't keep up with the changes that are happening in the software world and no amount of Agile or Scrum is going to change that. Look at the connected solutions offered to SMEs and see how Enterprise can be [...]

By |2016-05-26T22:38:11+00:00May 26th, 2016|Business, Continuous Integration, Software Development|

Taking Development to the Cloud

I've recently been spending some time with Visual Studio 2015 and Microsoft's cloud development vision of ALM solution - Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). VSTS is the new name for what was once called Visual Studio Online - a collaborative development platform that allows for planning (Scrum, Agile or CMMI), development, testing and building all integrated through a single service.  [...]

By |2016-01-27T13:34:41+00:00January 27th, 2016|Business, Continuous Integration, Migration, Software Development|

TFS from the Command Line

Team Foundation Server (TFS) is a source control repository from Microsoft and integrates with a large array of proprietary and non-proprietary development (Visual Studio) and open source and/or freely available tools to provide enterprise class source control.  It's a popular choice in the enterprise but it's not always well understood what it can do. One aspect [...]

By |2015-01-14T12:08:52+00:00January 14th, 2015|Continuous Integration, Software Development|