back to article Newly minted DevOps consultancy roams world, looking for CIOs in pain

London-based DevOps consultancy Contino has merged with a US-based counterpart with the combined entity getting a $30m cash boost from investment group Columbia Capital. The combined group will be making a play for the digital transformation business that has become an increasingly lucrative part of the Agile and DevOps game, …

  1. mamsey

    Aaaarghhh...

    "recognised thought leaders"

  2. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

    "Want to learn more about DevOps, Continuous Delivery, and Agile?"

    NOOOOOOOO!!!! Too much already.

  3. Lysenko Silver badge

    2/10

    A return to form here. The last DevOps "article" (lady Author) was moving in the right direction but this is a return to the most vacuous kind of content free advertorial. Allow me to summarise:

    "My company, it be good!! PHBs LIKE!! OOGAHHH"

    ...with apologies to Scott Adams.

    1. Destroy All Monsters Silver badge

      Re: 2/10

      Loud Howard, is that you?

  4. Destroy All Monsters Silver badge
    Holmes

    The entrepreneurial kool-aid is strong

    boost both revenues and headcount by two to four times over the next year

    Like a hormonally imbalanced chicken, this kind of super-growth just leads to a dysfunctional mess of a company and a fast, lucrative IPO.

  5. John 104

    Hmm

    Mixed feelings here.

    I used to work for Steve Anderson here in Seattle and know him personally. Great guy, super smart and he will surely succeed.

    On the other hand, Dev-Ops.

  6. Down not across
    Stop

    Transformation

    “Where we’re really successful is where the CEO is telling the CIO to transform their organisation.”

    And all too often it is because (in the above example) CEO is under the misconception (greatly due to media and some "conslutancies" spraying the kool-aid) that DevOps is magic bullet that suddendly changes everything.

    Sometimes it would be good if the decision makers (perhaps with some help with some who really know) stopped to think and work out is that really suitable for your application(s) / situation.

    Somehow there is the misconception that agile/devops/<next weeks buzzword> magically makes stuff happen faster and cheaper.

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