DevOps

While the insurance industry was quick to adopt Agile as a way of project execution and management methodology, many of them are still struggling to extend the benefits to the deployment phase of the project.

(as per 2017 State of DevOps Report)

Although, suitability of the technology to adapt to DevOps might limit its easy adoption some more common challenges that many companies face are:

  • Lack of unawareness of the challenges the QA and Operations team face by the development team
  • QA and Operation typically work across many features and have little context of the business purpose and value of the software
  • Each group has different goals that can lead of inefficiency

(as per 2017 State of DevOps Report)

Fecund has deep expertise in implementing & supporting DevOps to the insurance industry. We establish collaborative cross-functional teams that share responsibility for maintaining the system that runs the software and preparing the software to run with increased quality feedback.

Our services can help you in standardizing development environment, automating delivery process and improving delivery predictability, efficiency, security and maintainability and empowers your development team in getting more control of the production environment, better understanding of the production infrastructure and autonomy to build, validate, deliver and support their own applications.

Our services could help you:

  • In improving deployment frequency
  • In achieving faster time to market
  • In lowering the failure rate of new releases
  • In shortening the lead time between fixes, and,
  • In improving mean time to recovery

While we can configure any tool for container development and release pipeline, following are the few tools which are commonly used for DevOps implementation:

Tools:

  • Check-in & Change the code
  • Git, Subversion, Cloudforce, Bitbucket and TFS
  • Automation tool that compiles into executable
  • Jenkins, SonarQube and Artifactory
  • Defines the configuration of a server or an environment
  • Puppet and Chef
  • Physical – VM Ware, Hyper-V
  • Cloud based – Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure
  • Focuses on automated testing within your build pipeline to ensure that by the time that you have a deployable build, you are confident it is ready to be deployed
  • Selenium, QTP