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Why chat-style messaging is crucial for developer productivity

For most organizations, software development is team-driven. Good communication—messaging—is crucial to working together as a team and, increasingly, for working effectively with the tools used by the team. In recent years, instant messaging has taken over not only social networks, but also the workplace. In many ways, a collaboration tool based on instant messaging is …

Join the alpha program for Mattermost’s new Incident Response Workflow app

Is your InfoSec or DevSecOps team ready to resolve issues as quickly as possible? To help accelerate response times, we’re happy to announce the alpha release of the Mattermost Incident Response Workflow application for Enterprise Edition, supported in Mattermost 5.12 and later.  The app is designed specifically for incident response and enables you to connect …

Mattermost 5.16.2 released

Mattermost dot release 5.16.2 for Team Edition (TE) and Enterprise Edition (EE) is now available for download. If your deployment is affected by issues this dot release fixes, upgrading is recommended. Otherwise, you can upgrade to the next monthly release which also includes these fixes. This version resolves the following bugs: Fixed an issue where …

5 tips for automating DevOps workflows

Successful software projects are delivered quickly, accurately, and reliably through DevOps practices. To achieve a high level of consistency, automation is the key.  As is the case with many software problems, a solution often requires working collaboratively with other people, and people are harder to automate. Being able to provide transparency in how work is …

Mattermost security update 5.16.1 / 5.15.2 / 5.14.5 / 5.9.6 (ESR) released

We have released a recommended security update via Mattermost Team Edition 5.16.1, 5.15.2, 5.14.5, 5.9.6 (ESR) and Mattermost Enterprise Edition 5.16.1, 5.15.2, 5.14.5, 5.9.6 (ESR). This security update addresses a high level vulnerability discovered during a security research review by Roman Shchekin. Follow the standard upgrade instructions to apply the updates. Per the Mattermost Responsible …

Using bots to increase ChatOps efficiency

Let’s face it: It’s been a long time since messaging was just about human-to-human communication (for high-performing organizations, at least). Today, bots and integrations are first-class citizens of messaging tools, and with good reason. Instead of waiting for a member of the DevOps team to receive an OpsGenie alert when a cloud system experiences a …

27 things enterprises can learn from startups to increase productivity

How do you bring the productivity of small, fast-moving startups into enterprises with massive organizations and heavy regulatory obligations? It starts with analyzing and understanding the workflows and approaches startups use to achieve world-class agility, efficiency and innovation. Then you need to prioritize these “recipes” based on the impact they can have on your enterprise. …

7 ways to speed up your build cycle

Few things have more potential for causing stress within software teams than a defective build cycle. Each of us remembers the first time in our careers when our code broke the build. For many of us, there’s still a sigh of relief at each step in the process when nothing blows up. In a perfect …

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