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5 Stages of the DevOps Journey: A Roadmap for Advancing to the Next Level
DevOps has gone through a significant transformation in the last ten years. At the organizational level, there’s a new urgency around elevating DevOps maturity. Find out where your company stands and how to get to the next stage with this visual guide.
The Stonebranch Top 10: Most Popular IT Automation Blogs, White Papers, Videos, Success Stories and More from 2020
IT automation changes fast: WLA evolves into SOAP. Everything-as-code transforms DevOps. The scope of hybrid IT continues to expand. Stonebranch is committed to providing educational resources that help I&O leaders keep up with a dizzying pace of change.
What is Hyperautomation, and Where Does Workload Automation Fit?
The meaning of the term “hyperautomation” isn’t obvious from the name. Yet, according to Gartner, hyperautomation is one of the most important strategic technology trends of 2020 and 2021. Learn what it is and why IT Ops should be paying attention. Read this article to learn more.
The Road to DevOps: How IT Automation Unites IT Ops and Developers
DevOps brings together the previously siloed IT Operations and Developer teams, combining them into one IT project taskforce focused on the highest quality output and IT environment management for their organization. In this infographic, discover how IT automation helps IT operations and developers work together to transform IT with the DevOps methodology.
Self-Service IT Automation: Create Citizen Automators
Workload automation solutions have successfully expanded their capabilities by harnessing the power of integrations. As organizations look to increase productivity and efficiency, enabling business users with self-service IT automation via upstream integrations is becoming central to their IT strategy.
Workflow Automation vs Workload Automation: Differences, Overlap and Synergies
IT Automation comes in many flavors. Workflow and Workload automation look, and even sound, very much the same. However, each of them has a unique purpose. Learn how they are different, where they overlap and where there are potential synergies.
What is a Service Orchestration and Automation Platform (SOAP): Six Key Components
This article deep dives into Gartner’s new SOAP category, with the goal of understanding key differentiating capabilities, a little history, and how it helps enterprises achieve IT orchestration and automation across their business.
Introducing Stonebranch Online – Overview of this Must-See Virtual Event Series
Registration is now open for Stonebranch Online, a virtual education series featuring presentations from prominent customers and Stonebranch executives. Read on to learn about sessions that cover several exciting new Stonebranch features including infrastructure-as-code, jobs-as-code, and how to manage automation across your hybrid IT environment.
Workload Automation Integrations and What To Look For
Being able to centrally manage automation via integrations is an important way for enterprises to manage disparate and often siloed IT systems. This article defines workload automation integrations, and gives tips around how to future proof your next investment.
Static vs. Dynamic IT Automation, and How They Work Together
Although some organizations have completely evolved their IT operations using dynamic, event-based workload automation, others utilize both static and dynamic IT Automation to fulfill their enterprise-wide automation needs. Here we explain how traditional static job scheduling and dynamic workload automation concepts can come together to automate processes across the entire enterprise, regardless of environment.
What is DevOps, Why Does it Exist, and How Does it Help?
Organizations following the curve of modernization require the adoption of DevOps automation in order to remain competitive and offer the kind of seamless digital business landscape expected. In this blog article, learn how organizations leverage a DevOps model, and how modern workload automation solutions can support a Jobs-as-Code model.
Making the Most of the Data Economy
Data management is the lifeblood of any enterprise. Discover why organizations today must be able to ensure that the right data from the value chain is available in the right place and at the right time utilizing the right data engine for moving data across platforms