DevToolsDigest: Issue #272
This week's digest includes news and resources from CircleCI, Splunk, Anthropic, and more.
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Remember the advent of the internet in the 90s? Mobile in the 2010s? Both seemed overhyped at the start, yet in each case, fast-moving, smart teams were able to take these new technologies at their nascent stage and experiment to transform their businesses. This is the moment we’re in with artificial intelligence.
DevOps is a culture, a movement, a philosophy if you will; that aims to foster collaboration during the Software Development Life Cycle. DevOps is not a role or a set of tools or (just) a metodology. It is indeed achieved by adopting tools, approaching to software the (real) agile way, creating processes and yes, hiring the right people too.
There are thousands of articles, courses, and guides on how to build a roadmap for product managers. Even with all these resources, roadmaps often become a point of contention between product managers and their stakeholders. There are very few guides for engineers, designers, or executives on how they should evaluate or engage with a product manager's roadmap.
Developer Venture News
"The thing that gives you conviction is we are bringing together two companies around security and observability, which are two of the most important areas for our customers and areas where they are unlikely to cut spending in - just because of the criticality of these threats."
Amazon has agreed to invest up to $4 billion in the AI startup Anthropic, the two firms said, as the e-commerce group steps up its rivalry against Microsoft, Meta, Google and Nvidia in the fast-growing sector that many technologists believe could be the next great frontier.