Rob Stroud

Rob Stroud

Rob Stroud is Chief Product Officer for XebiaLabs and a recognized industry thought leader in DevOps and Continuous Deployment. Before XebiaLabs, Rob was Principal Analyst for Forrester Research, Inc., where he helped large enterprises drive their DevOps transformations and guided them through organizational change. As VP Strategy and Innovation for IT Business Management for CA Technologies, Rob developed the strategy and product portfolio for products within multi-billion dollar markets.

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What You Need to Know About DevSecOps

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
What You Need to Know About DevSecOps

Traditional security processes are often perceived as roadblocks to producing high-quality software faster. Information security, however, is vitally important, especially in highly regulated industries, […]

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Separation of Duties: How to Conform in a DevOps World

| July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments
Separation of Duties: How to Conform in a DevOps World

During a recent Webinar I was asked for some tips on maintaining the separation of duties in software delivery — a question I get […]

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Stay Out of the Rain, Episode 2: Adapting to the world of cloud deployments

| June 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
Stay Out of the Rain, Episode 2: Adapting to the world of cloud deployments

“Stay Out of the Rain” is a series of essential insights for modern companies looking to release software faster and with higher quality, across […]

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Dear Auditor: Let’s Increase Application Release Velocity Together

| May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments
Dear Auditor: Let’s Increase Application Release Velocity Together

Back in April of this year, I had the honor of participating in the DevOps Enterprise Forum, hosted by Gene Kim and the IT Revolution […]

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Why Knowing Your Chain of Custody Is Crucial for Software Security

| May 17, 2018 | 0 Comments
Why Knowing Your Chain of Custody Is Crucial for Software Security

During a recent webinar, I was asked whether having a highly flexible and integratable Software Configuration Management (SCM) tool in the software delivery pipeline […]

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Stay Out of the Rain, Episode 1: Meet the unexpected challenges you’ll face when moving to the cloud

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments
Stay Out of the Rain, Episode 1: Meet the unexpected challenges you’ll face when moving to the cloud

“Stay Out of the Rain” is a series of essential insights for modern companies looking to release software faster and with higher quality, across […]

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10 Reasons You Can’t Scale DevOps with Configuration Management Tools

| April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
10 Reasons You Can’t Scale DevOps with Configuration Management Tools

Provisioning and configuration management (CM) tools such as Terraform, AWS CloudFormation, Puppet, Chef, SaltStack, and Ansible are popular choices for infrastructure automation and configuration. […]

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Go Prime Time with Kubernetes: Scale Deployments with XebiaLabs

| March 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Go Prime Time with Kubernetes: Scale Deployments with XebiaLabs

Regardless of which container platform you use, managing container configurations and deploying applications is no trivial matter… at least not when you’re dealing with […]

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