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How are Federal Agencies Implementing DevOps & System Modernization

November 29, 2016 By Derek Weeks

As government agencies seek to become more innovative and agile, they’re embracing DevOps practices and open source software to rapidly and efficiently develop higher quality applications. These agencies must ensure the components they are using are reliable and free of vulnerabilities.

Screen Shot 2016-11-29 at 12.33.09 PM.pngSonatype and Coveros have partnered to share how a bureau of the Department of Homeland Security worked to modernize a mission critical system by defining an initial DevOps tool chain with open source technologies - supported by software supply chain risk management practices. 

 

Date/Time: Tuesday, December 8, 2016 at 2pm ET

RSVP Link: http://carahevents.carahsoft.com/Event/Register/17191-sonatype

Presenters: Jeff Payne, CEO, Coveros and Mike Donovan, Federal Technical Director, Sonatype

Key Topics:

  • How the DHS is using supply chain risk management principles to complement the agency’s DevOps processes
  • Measurement metrics the agency is using to gauge success
  • Lessons that agency managers have learned throughout the process

During the presentation you will hear how DHS built its DevOps tool chain leveraging a centralized repository to store and manage open source components used to introduce new digital services. You'll hear how repository solutions were evaluated and what requirements were critical in supporting the agency’s mission for high availability, automated intelligence, support for all component formats, and world-class customer care. RSVP today!

 

Tags: security, DevOps tool chain, Devops, devsecops

Written by Derek Weeks

Derek serves as vice president and DevOps advocate at Sonatype and is the co-founder of All Day DevOps -- an online community of 65,000 IT professionals.