Articles tagged with automation

Tue 08 November 2022

Our open-source pipeline blueprints have landed!

Lifting the hood of our consistent, standardized, and self-service based Azure Pipelines.

Wed 21 September 2022

Our road to OSS Blueprints - Suppress CD when pipeline runs within Pull Request

A glimpse at our OSS progress and how we use the same pipeline in and out of pull requests.

Fri 05 August 2022

Automation and the great unknown

Inadvertently restricting access to thousands of pipelines with a simple automated task group insertion.

Fri 29 July 2022

Automation Mayhem and Angst is normal

Doing a manual and mind-numbing task twice or more? Automate!

Thu 04 November 2021

Do not automate anything unless you automate the tests

Automating critical systems operations without having automated tests is risky practice

Wed 25 August 2021

Systems thinking

Switch focus from monitoring and measuring activities and outputs to measuring outcomes

Sat 21 August 2021

Automation enables engineering to focus on value

Asking yourself why you are performing a set of manual tasks again and again? If yes, automate!

Sat 24 July 2021

Pipelines - Meet our second-generation app-type blueprints

Our quest for continuous improvement, simplicity, consistency, enablement, and automation has taken us into a realm of Azure Pipelines that amaze even our most critical engineers.

Mon 05 July 2021

Self-service automation - A dream turns into reality

Automate a “hello world in less than 1min”, also referred to as our “walking skeleton”.

Wed 02 June 2021

Manage your Azure DevOps User Access Levels through automation

Quick overview how our Azure DevOps access level audits and management automation using PowerShell, REST APIs, and Richard's WIKI Updater task.

Thu 29 April 2021

Introducing the Automation Working Group

Any system operation we can perform manually can be fully automated by writing scripts