A DevOps guide to documentation. Bring your documentation writing into the DevOps lifecycle. DevOps is challenging technical documentation norms like at no other time in IT history.
DevOps is challenging technical documentation norms like at no other time in IT history. From automation to increased delivery velocity to dismantling the waterfall software development lifecycle model, these all spell the need for making dramatic changes to business and the philosophy of technical documentation.
Here are some ways DevOps is influencing technical documentation.
The technical writer's role must adapt to DevOps. The good news is that many technical writers are already embedded in development teams, and they may have a leg up by already having collaborative relationships and growing knowledge of the product.
But you have some pivoting to do if your technical writers are used to working in siloes and relying on drafts written by subject matter experts as the basis for documentation.
Make the investments to ensure your documentation and other project-related content development efforts gain the tools, structure, and support they require. Start by changing your technical writer hiring practices. Documentation at the speed of DevOps requires rethinking your content strategy and breaking down longstanding silos between your DevOps team and the technical writer assigned to support the project.
DevOps and Cloud computing are joined at the hip, now that fact is well appreciated by the organizations that engaged in SaaS cloud and developed applications in the Cloud. During the COVID crisis period, most of the organizations have started using cloud computing services and implementing a cloud-first strategy to establish their remote operations. Similarly, the extended DevOps strategy will make the development process more agile with automated test cases.
What is DevOps? How are organizations transitioning to DevOps? Is it possible for organizations to shift to enterprise DevOps? Read more to find out!
What is DevOps? What are the goals it helps achieves? What are its benefits? This article has answers!
The year 2020 has arrived, and its arrival brings a lot of innovations and transformations in the Information and Technology (IT) sector to DevOps technologies.
DevOps is supposed to help streamline the process of taking code changes and getting them to production for users to enjoy. But what exactly does it mean for the process to be "streamlined"? One way to answer this is to start measuring metrics.