Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing Establishment (MRHE) is one of the first government entities in the Middle East to adopt DevOps, with the goal of deploying more up-to-date services and encouraging better customer interaction.
Agencies that are considering moving to the cloud should adopt a multimodal approach that applies DevOps and agile methodologies to their legacy systems.
IT leaders from DHS, SSA, CIA, and and GSA discuss DevOps progress and best practices in this live panel discussion aired by Federal News Radio.
The move towards DevOps transformation usually needs to start with a disruptive event or emergency to trigger the change.
Sarah Fahden, the chief of the Verification Program Portfolio at USCIS, said the journey to being a dev/ops or agile shop started quickly after DHS made the project a high priority modernization program almost six years ago.
The Homeland Security Department is looking beyond the "DevOps" trend -- blending development teams with operations teams to encourage closer collaboration and quick deployments -- with the intention of adding security teams into the mix.
In a "walk & talk" interview, Colorado Digital Transformation Officer Brandon Williams highlights the state IT office's efforts to use DevOps to change how government works.
For the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), one key strategy has been the creation of cloud implementation team that brings individuals from security, applications and network teams to identify the most pressing issues.
Security challenges can make it difficult for governments to adopt enterprise-style cloud agility, as discussed at the recent AWS Public Sector Summit in Washington, D.C.
DevOps is used to incorporate new learnings into operations solutions in an automated and repeatable manner, but it can be challenging to implement DevOps within legacy systems.