Exploring the Benefits and Challenges of Adopting DevSecOps at Kessel Run

In the last two episodes of the ContinuousX Podcast, hosts Rick Stewart and Mike Fitzurka spoke with James Edmonds, the Project Manager for Kessel Run’s Dagr application, about how DevSecOps has impacted the organization’s culture, and how the organization, as a…

Finding a Modern Approach to Application Delivery

This article was originally featured on the Red Hat blog. To read the original in its entirety, click HERE. Many modern software delivery principles have deep roots in physical manufacturing and systems engineering.  For example, Toyota’s philosophy of kaizen (continuous improvement)…

Coldbrew, Ping-Pong, and DevSecOps – a Recipe for Success at Kessel Run

Kessel Run, the operational name for the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s (AFLCMC) Detachment 12, is responsible for the creation of the service’s mission-critical applications and software. From the outside looking in, that would appear to be a challenging…

Five government trends from Red Hat’s State of Enterprise Open Source report

This article was originally published on the Red Hat Blog. Click here to read the original article in its entirety. An examination of government sector data from Red Hat’s fourth annual The State of Enterprise Open Source report – which included responses…

Making the Tools Critical for DevSecOps Adoption More Accessible for the Navy

Software has taken on an outsized role in military operations. Today’s advanced weapons systems are software and network-enabled. And software is relied upon for virtually every mission in some way – whether just in the gathering of intelligence, mission planning,…

3 Challenges of Using Kubernetes at the Edge for Government IoT Programs

This article was originally authored by Alex Hisaka for the D2iQ blog. To read the original in its entirety, click HERE. The federal government and military are increasingly implementing Internet of Things (IoT) programs to help increase their reach and…

The Real Reason Why Automation Eludes the Government

At the heart of many government digital transformation initiatives is a simple concept – automation. Effectively, the more simple, redundant, and time-consuming tasks that can be automated, the more time that the government’s resource-strapped agencies and organizations have to focus…

How Kessel Run is “Winning” at Software

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s (AFLCMC) Detachment 12, which goes by the operational name, “Kessel Run,” is one of the most innovative organizations within the Department of Defense (DoD). However, while many across the public and private sectors…

Agile 2: A New Hope

I definitely have a love-hate relationship with Agile.  It’s not that I’m a fan of the Waterfall methodology. Far from it.  But that’s a black-or-white logical fallacy.  There are more than two ways to do things.  And it is hard…

Improving the Provisioning Process to Accelerate the SDLC

While the movement away from the traditional waterfall approach to application development and towards the DevSecOps approach to application development does involve a large change in an organization’s culture and operations, it also is a shift that is facilitated by…

 

 

 

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.