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Matt Howard

Recent Posts by Matt Howard:

DevSecOps is Suddenly Strategic for Everyone in Software:  Here's Why

Software innovation is the core of every company's digital transformation; the strategic weapon by which modern organizations compete and win on a global playing field.  This is why executives and shareholders at every company, in every industry, are placing intense pressure upon IT teams to accelerate innovation.  

This insatiable demand for innovation has created a perfect storm which is wreaking havoc on many IT organizations around the world.   To counter the effects of this storm, forward leaning organizations have embraced DevOps as the preferred methodology for manufacturing quality software at scale and continuously delivering innovation.

Organizations everywhere are now transforming their development from waterfall-native to DevOps-native tools and processes.  Along the way, they are coming to grips with one simple fact:  DevOps is not an excuse to do application security poorly; rather it is an opportunity to do application security better than ever.

This realization is the reason why DevSecOps in suddenly strategic for anyone and everyone in software.

How DevOps Killed the Market for Software Composition Analysis

The niche market for Software Composition Analysis (SCA) tools has died.  The culprit: DevOps.

In today's world, developers are king.  Innovation is the throne upon which they sit.  Anything seen as an inhibitor to DevOps agility is the enemy, and therefore, must be terminated.

SCA tools are waterfall-native by design.  Thus, it is impossible to integrate SCA security controls into DevOps-native work flows in an automated and scalable way.  

Paul Volkman: Why is Sonatype the best solution?

When Paul Volkman was asked "Why is Sonatype the best solution?," he didn't hesitate. Watch and listen as he gives the best, most succinct explanation you'll find anywhere.

What’s in Your Software

I can’t tell you how excited I am to be a part of the Sonatype team that is literally reinventing how quality software gets made. As the new guy leading marketing, my first test was to explain Sonatype to my mom. She’s a smart cookie -- but she's 82 years old -- and doesn’t know very much about software.