Despite 95 percent of CIOs expecting cyberthreats to increase over the next three years, only 65 percent of their organizations currently have a cybersecurity expert, according to a survey from Gartner. The survey also reveals that skills challenges continue to plague organizations that undergo digitalization, with digital security staffing shortages considered a top inhibitor to innovation ...
DevOps is permeating the enterprise as both a technical and professional movement. At the helm of the professional side are careers – DevOps changes career paths. It alters job functions.
While DevOps has been cited as one of the most lucrative technical professions by Dice.com, it’s also an incredibly complex and demanding profession. If able to adequately manage a career in DevOps, it can be highly rewarding and fulfilling to have a profound impact on how your business operates and how your teams work together.
So how do you get on the path to success with a career in DevOps?
DevOps enthusiast, blogger, and PowerShell expert Adam Bertram (also known as Adam the Automator), offers these tips:
And on the last point of making yourself known, Chef Software’s VP of Partner Engineering James Casey shares his thoughts on how to break into management: "Regardless of whatever system your company uses for documenting your long-term career aspirations and directions, your one-on-one meetings with your manager are the best time to discuss your goals in detail. If you and your manager are both agreed on the path you need to take to reach management-level responsibility, then they will also be your biggest advocate. That's the best route to success."
Lucas Welch is Director of Communications at Chef