2020 is young, but conversations around DevOps trends and best practices are off to a strong start. We’ve compiled a list of the most interesting blogs posted this year so far, and will keep this list updated as new articles that generate thought-provoking discussions are published.

The Role of DevOps in Gartner’s Strategic Tech Trends for 2020

Ed Pearson at DevOpsGroup discusses the role DevOps will play in the top tech trend Gartner has identified for 2020: Hyperautomation, or “…the application of advanced technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), to increasingly automate processes and augment humans.”

These Three Approaches Will Help Your Enterprise Be More Agile

This advice, published by Blair Hanley Frank on DevOps.com, is for overcoming the common challenges in organizations that are adopting agile practices - one of which is that creating an agile enterprise relies on “successfully orchestrating change in culture, organizational structure and technical capabilities at the same time.”

Why Change Deployment Frequency Results in Big Gains

DevOpsGroup’s Steve Thair has written about the value organizations can get from targeting improvement in deployment frequency, one of the 5 key metrics introduced in Google’s most recent State of DevOps report. 

Looking Back on 20 Years of Enterprise Java

Mark Little gives an overview of the history of the Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (also variously known as J2EE, Java EE and Jakarta EE), which is now 20 years old.

How to Combine DevOps and Agile

It’s always good to get a reminder that ‘DevOps’ and ‘Agile’ are not the same thing but can be combined effectively, as explained by Slava Vaniukov at DevOps.com.