The North American DevOps Group Blog: Articles for all interested in DevOps, DevSecOps, CICD, Site Reliability, Platform Engineering, Agile and more.

February 8, 2022

DOGCAST: What Is Developer Productivity?

Featured Speaker – Brian Keith (Engineering Manager at Duo Security/Cisco) Topic – “What is Developer Productivity?” Brian will be sharing perspectives on how we can organize […]
December 29, 2021

Let’s Define DevOps, Again

2021 is coming to a close, and as 2022 quickly approaches, I thought this would be a great time to level-set on something important to many […]
April 21, 2021

DevOps Transformation Journey at AvidXchange

Featuring Ajay Chankramath, Principal Technologists @ Thoughtworks and Matt Weaver, Director of Platform & Release Engineering @ AvidXchange AvidXchange is a mid-size financial services company which […]
March 19, 2021

Full Service Ownership & The Lifecycle of a Service

Services are the backbone of our systems. They are the pieces that make up our businesses—whether they are literal microservices or functional components of a traditional […]
March 11, 2021

“Shifting DevOps Complexities”

On February 26, 2021, I had the honor of being a guest on Ship Talk, a podcast by, to talk about DevOps complexities, and how they continue to shift, evolve, and give birth to new ideas, approaches and companies. I had a great conversation with Ravi Lachhman, (Evangelist at Harness and someone I nearly met multiple times in the last 17+ years) and I am happy that we finally connected, as I am sure we will talk many more times for many more years to come.
March 5, 2021

Self-Service Monitoring through versioned Infrastructure and Configuration as Code

In this talk, we show the audience how we combined our experience as MaaS (Monitoring as a Service) provider to create an easy to use, easy […]
February 22, 2021

Achieving Our Innate Purpose

Achieving Our Innate Purpose: Creating the structure and dynamics to turbo charge our problem solving capabilities Sometimes it just doesn’t seem fair.  We show up at work […]
February 18, 2021

A DevOps Practitioner’s Guide to AI and ML

Abstract Adoption of automation practices and tooling has quickly risen throughout organizations that own software services today. The effects give organizations a continuous cycle for delivering […]
February 8, 2021

SLO Alerting Strategies

The February 3, 2021 North American DevOps Group DOGCAST event featured Yuri Grinshteyn, Site Reliability Engineer @ Google The full video and transcript from that event is […]
February 1, 2021

DevSecOps at Scale with Kubernetes

On January 21st, 2021, Nicolas Chaillan, Chief Software Officer at the US Air Force joined the weekly North American DevOps Group ( to share “How the […]
January 29, 2021

2021 Security Predictions – DevSecOps

On January 28th, 2021, Jon Clay, Director of Global Threat Communications at Trend Micro ( shared his Software Development and DevOps related security predictions for 2021. […]
January 22, 2021

Facilitating Meaningful DevOps Collaboration

Author: Matt LeMay, Co-founder and Partner at Sudden Compass ( As more modern organizations embrace DevOps and adjacent movements (such as Agile, Lean, and Design Thinking), […]
January 4, 2021

DevOps Stage 4 – Put Your Data To Work: Creating Data Intelligence in the Enterprise

Journey to Enterprise Digital Transformation: Part IV of IV Join NADOG Free Ed Keen, Burwood Group DevOps Stage 4 – Data is the most valuable asset […]
January 4, 2021

DevOps Stage 3 – Secure Your Cloud Journey with DevSecOps Culture

Journey to Enterprise Digital Transformation: Part III of IV Join NADOG Free Ed Keen, Burwood Group DevOps Stage 3 – Adopting DevOps creates a generative culture supported […]
January 4, 2021

DevOps Stage 2 – Three Ways DevOps Can Accelerate Your Digital Transformation

Journey to Enterprise Digital Transformation: Part II of IV Join NADOG Free Ed Keen, Burwood Group DevOps Stage 2 – Every organization wants to be more agile […]
December 7, 2020

DevOps Stage 1 – Build A Strong Cloud Foundation With 3 Critical Steps

Journey to Enterprise Digital Transformation: Part I of IV Join NADOG Free Ed Keen, Burwood Group DevOps Stage 1 – It seems like everyone wants to […]