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I attended CITCON 2013 in Sydney last February. This year’s sessions covered more non-technical issues compared to CITCON 2010. Two of the more interesting topics for me were on how devops movement could potentially discourage collaboration, and on how large non-tech companies try and still fail to implement continuous delivery. Those were some of the problems that I’ve been battling for many years. In an organisation where dev and ops are two separate divisions, devops is often a shortcut for dev to do ops tasks while bypassing any ops involvement.…

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Workcapade -noun: like an escapade, extra work days on a weekend. Last weekend I went to Wellington, New Zealand, to attend CITCON A/NZ 2010. Write ups about the event have been posted on ShineTech blog: CITCON Australia/New Zealand 2010 - Day 1 CITCON Australia/New Zealand 2010 - Day 2 (Part 1) CITCON Australia/New Zealand 2010 - Day 2 (Part 2) In summary, the current hotness in CI world is continuous deployment, citing the experiences from IMVU and Flickr.…

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