ASG Study Reveals Largest Organizational SDM Challenges

The role and importance of software in today’s government agencies and organizations has increased dramatically. Digital transformation initiatives across federal, state, and local governments and their agencies have resulted in a new generation of applications that help to increase efficiency…

Why Now is the Time for Continuous Testing

At DLT we have seen many examples of software development processes across many agencies, and unfortunately, most of them suffer from a lack of automated testing.  As a developer at heart, I find this particularly concerning as defect-free code is…

Dispelling Four Common DevOps Myths

This article is part of a larger piece that was featured on the GitHub Blog. To read that article in its entirety, click HERE. DevOps has been defined in many ways: a set of practices that automate and integrate processes…

Twelve Factors for Measuring an Open Source Community’s Health

A healthy open source community is one that demonstrates open practices, uses open infrastructure, and cultivates an open culture with the goal of becoming more sustainable. But even for the most seasoned community architects, measuring an open source community’s health…

Why DevSecOps is a Hot Topic in the Federal Government – a Q&A with Maya Kaczorowski of GitHub

As we’ve heard from government and military IT leaders and decision-makers – from Nicolas Chaillan, the Chief Software Officer for the Air Force, to Katie Arrington, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense…

Two Challenges Keeping Development Teams From Testing in Production

In a recent article on the GovDevSecOpsHub, we shared three key benefits that shifting testing to the left delivers to the application and software development process. Those three benefits came courtesy of a recent Cloudbees blog post from Dave Farinelli,…

Three Benefits of Testing in Production

In the past, the application and software development process followed a “waterfall” process. The software was built by the development team before it was then tested and released to the public. Today, with the advent of microservices and organizations looking…

DevSecOps Delivers the Benefits of “Interchangeable Parts” to Government Application Development

This article was authored by Chris Yates, a Senior Solutions Architect at Red Hat, and originally published on the IBM Center for the Business of Government. Read the original article in its entirety by clicking HERE. Eli Whitney, famed inventor…

From DevOps to NoOps: Harnessing the Autonomous Cloud

Software and IT Operations professionals recognize the pace at which they’re required to build, release, and manage new software is accelerating, driven by business and departmental needs to digitize their services. While the pace of software is accelerating, so too…

Four Things to Consider When Choosing a PaaS Provider

Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) is a form of cloud computing where hardware and an application software platform is provided by another party. Primarily for developers and programmers, a PaaS allows the user to develop, run, and manage their own apps without having…

 

 

 

We launched GovDevSecOpsHub to focus on the next evolution of application development, DevSecOps, which brings cybersecurity teams and tools into the development process sooner so that applications are more secure and safeguarded against cyber threats.

In  GovDevSecOpsHub we’ll look at the evolution from traditional software and application development to the DevOps model. We’ll talk about the importance of moving from DevOps to DevSecOps. We’ll highlight the technologies and cultural changes necessary to make this shift happen. And we’ll profile government organizations and executives that are the “boots on the ground” as the government pivots towards the DevSecOps model.