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There are many articles on why continuous delivery is essential to deliver changes to applications in a fast and reliable way. Many authors cite case studies in which successful organizations deliver code continuously throughout the day - every day. My own colleagues often ask me how to implement continuous deployment. My first reaction is to ask them why they want to?

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Hi Everyone!

this is a great time to get involved with CM Crossroads by submitting your own articles on software and systems development. CM Crossroads has always had a strong focus on Configuration Management within the full software and systems lifecycle and this means that we are interested in articles on a wide array of topics. Contact me directly to get involved with submitting your own articles and I will help you with getting started, forming your ideas and editing your article for publication.

Common topics include:

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Over the last few months, I have had a number of opportunities to meet with technology professionals to discuss emerging DevOps best practices. Very often I meet people who tell me that they are in charge of DevOps. These discussions usually focus on scripting automated application build, package and deployment as well as building and provisioning servers using deployment frameworks such as Puppet or Chef. DevOps is taking the industry by storm and I see many firms embracing DevOps.

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Technical Editor

hi everyone,

you asked for the forums to come back and you got them!

http://www.cmcrossroads.com/forum

Now I am looking for your help in three important ways. The first is that we need your help in deciding what topics we should cover. So take a look at what we have so far and then please send me an email and tell me which categories and topics you would like to see us add.

Secondly, we need moderators so please do step up and tell me if you would like to help out as a forum moderator and then course - participate!!

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Catch up on the top posts on CM Crossroads this month.

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Recently, I got the opportunity to attend the Wearables DevCon conference in Burlingame presented by the folks at BZ Media.

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Here's what you missed on CM Crossroads this month.

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The recent incident involving Target's point of sale machines has provided an interesting view into the way that many people view this problem. Some of the articles focused on the issue of having secure chips in credit cards and other articles seem to indicate that the problem was that the virus protection software did not identify the malware on the point of sale machines.

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Technical Editor

As 2013 comes to a close, I enjoyed reviewing some of the more interesting glitches that impacted major systems from the Obamacare healthcare.gov website to large scale financial systems, including banks and trading firms in my monthly Behaviorally Speaking column.
http://www.cmcrossroads.com/article/2013s-biggest-configuration-manageme...

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Technical Editor

A look back at the top stories on CM Crossroads in 2013.

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