8 critical steps to enhance DevOps collaboration for small business

8 critical steps to enhance DevOps collaboration for small business

Picture this: You’re an IT project manager, racing against time to deliver a project. The client wants you to speed up the delivery, but you’re stuck in a bitter fight between your development and operations teams. The teams are blaming each other for the delay, which doesn’t help you meet the client’s expectations or deadline.

The answer to these problems is DevOps collaboration.

DevOps is an IT management methodology/practice that facilitates faster, more accurate, and smoother software deliveries (especially on the cloud) through collaboration between development and operations teams.

The practice is being widely adopted by many software development businesses, especially small and midsize ones. In fact, 31 percent of SMBs are adopting DevOps across their organization as a business practice.

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Project management vs. project portfolio management: Which software should your small business buy?

Project management vs. project portfolio management: Which software should your small business buy?

There’s an overwhelming amount of project management software. To give you an idea of how many tools exist, GetApp has 18 separate directories under the project management umbrella. Even when you’re shopping for specific software (for example, tools to manage Agile projects), it’s still overwhelming for small business owners to choose which software is the best fit for their needs.

So, it won’t seem helpful if we introduce another tool: Project portfolio management (PPM) software. With so many project management software options, why add PPM to the crowded ring of contenders?

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