Four Ways to Combat Developer Burnout

There is no lack of high-stress industries and occupations that have to battle against burnout and employee fatigue. They’re problems that face a number of jobs – from hospital staff to airline pilots. But, when you think about occupations that deal with fatigue and burnout, application developers may not be top of mind.

However, as the application development process has accelerated, and as dev teams have begun deploying new capabilities, patches, and updates with increased frequency, burnout has become a real problem.

The Top 2021 Trends in Public Sector IT

2020 was a transformative year for public sector IT. Accelerated by necessity, agencies rapidly scaled and secured their digital ecosystems to accommodate a newly remote workforce. Against this backdrop, significant cybersecurity hacks revealed continued vulnerabilities in the federal supply chain and state and local IT infrastructures.

Looking forward there is much work to be done. A new administration, new regulations and continued reliance on the cloud will shape public sector IT through 2021.

Exclusive Interview: BMC’s Jon Powers on SecOps and What is Needed to Achieve It

Each month DLT’s GovIT podcast series explores a different technology, what it is and how it can help public sector organizations achieve their monetization goals and accomplish their missions. Recently, our host, Tom Temin, sat down with BMC Software's Jon Powers for a Q&A about security operations or SecOps for the public sector. 

Here are some highlights of their discussion.

Q: What is SecOps?

New Starter Pack from D2IQ Helps Fast-Track Your Kubernetes Journey

Cloud native is transforming how the public sector builds and runs applications bringing agility, flexibility, scalability, and decreased downtime and cost. The de facto foundation of cloud native application development is Kubernetes. But getting started with Kubernetes isn’t as simple as it appears. While it’s relatively uncomplicated to spin up a cluster in the cloud, getting from there to production is a bit more daunting.

Secure Software Factory Q&A: Parasoft

In my blog earlier this year, I sat down with Ben Chicoski from CloudBees to discuss the importance of their technology in the federal government, the work they’re doing in the SDLC, and the role they play in DLT’s Secure Software Factory. 

Today, I am very excited to share a conversation I recently had with Larry Johnsen, VP of Sales for the Military/Aerospace/Government Solutions verticals at Parasoft.