How continuous deployment impacts the entire organization | Opensource.com

In a continuous deployment (CD) software release strategy, any code commit that passes the automated testing phase is released automatically into the production environment. Automation replaces many manual steps and prompts dramatic changes in software delivery and operations. While dev and ops get the most attention when talking about the impact of CD, its effects extend outside your IT organization in a variety of ways.

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The wisdom of youth and age in the tech industry

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Some elements of the Serpent Society workforce and corporate America try to perpetuate the myth that Generation X and 40 + workers are not up to date on technology and not able to adapt to changes. This is a pretty broad generalization. I heard this a lot during my last contract and job hunt.

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Random and recent projects: It’s way too hot outside edition

We are experiencing some record heat in Northern Virginia right now. It’s so hot I’m staying inside to catch up on some personal and freelance projects and not going to the pool.

Here are some things I’m working on this weekend:

  • Some willkelly.com content updates because I’m amid a professional rebrand
  • Kicking off a new article for TechTarget
  • Catching up on some personal writing projects that you’ll see from me on Medium, LinkedIn, or on this blog at some point this summer
  • Staying cool inside with the air conditioning on
  • Moving some furniture around my house
  • Binge watch some TV on NetFlix or Amazon Prime

How are you keeping cool this weekend?


Intuitive, Cognitive Technologies Are Changing the Business and Its Workforce – Cognitive Service Management

Employers will look for candidates who are creative and emotionally intelligent, but who also have the ability to understand the context of applying technology to business problems, said technical writer and content strategist Will Kelly (@willkelly). However, Kelly goes on to say, technical skills will remain critical. “Cloud and enterprise mobility skills will equip them to use tomorrow’s cloud services and SaaS applications. They also need to find workers with life experience, who’ve been on teams that

Source: Intuitive, Cognitive Technologies Are Changing the Business and Its Workforce – Cognitive Service Management