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7 Ways IT Will Change in 2016 to Bring DevOps Mainstream

As we kickoff 2016 at Chef, I’ve reflected on the important changes impacting our industry and the digital world. Last week I penned a byline in sharing my take on why DevOps will gain mainstream momentum in 2016 and

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Notes from the Lab: What’s Keeping Marginalized Groups Out of Tech?

An article I wrote with Jez Humble, “The Core Belief Keeping Marginalized Groups Out of Tech,” is available online in Model View Culture [link]. I think it’s an interesting look at some recent trends about what keeps marginalized groups out

Posted in culture

ICYMI | Chef DOJO: Your DevOps Journey Assessment

On Tuesday, February 2nd, I co-presented a live webinar on the Chef DevOps Journey Assessment or DOJO with Thomas Enochs, VP Customer Success. The DOJO is an exercise Chef developed to help companies get better results from their DevOps adoption.

Posted in culture, devops, webinar

ChefConf 2016 – Build. Deliver. Delight.

If you’ve been to ChefConf before, you know it’s not your typical tech conference. If you haven’t, this is your year. Our annual get together is like a huge family reunion open to everyone that celebrates a vibrant and passionate

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Transformation at Gannett

Gannett is a leading media and marketing company whose businesses include USA TODAY, 92 local media organizations in 33 states and Guam, and more than 160 local news brands online in the U.K. You may already be familiar with Gannett’s

Posted in culture, customers, devops

Chef Delivery at Ooyala

Ooyala is a cloud-based, software-as-a-service video platform that provides a complete range of services such as transcoding, content management, ad management and analytics. For the past year and a half, Ooyala has been using Chef to configure and provision its

Posted in awesome chefs, community, culture, customers, Delivery

Chef Begins New Era of DevOps for the Enterprise with Release of New Products

Releases Chef Delivery for Full-Stack Workflow Automation; Introduces Chef Compliance to Help Enterprises Best Meet Stringent Regulatory Requirements for Compliance and Security SEATTLE and LONDON – November 3, 2015 – Chef, the leader in automation for DevOps, today announced at

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Chef is throwing a Block Party for the Geekwire Summit

Chef and Geekwire have a few things in common: we’re both full-stack tech geeks, we’re both rooted in Seattle, we’re both obsessed with community building, and we’re known to play a bit of ping pong in between coding or reporting

Posted in community, culture, events

An update on Chef

In the Northwest we’ve gone very quickly from summer to Fall.  And what a summer it was.  In fact, 2015 is clearly shaping up to be a record year across all of our key metrics: revenue, new customers, and partnerships.

Posted in community, culture, customers, devops

Notes from the Lab: The Chef Community Cookbooks Survey

At ChefConf 2015, members of the Chef community received an invitation to participate in the Chef Community Cookbooks Survey. The survey was designed by Dr. Nicole Forsgren, Chef’s Director of Organizational Performance and Analytics, who is also a recognized expert

Posted in analytics, community, cookbooks, culture