Actionable Data in the DevSecOps Pipeline
Software Engineering Institute
DOI (Digital Object Identifier)10.58012/w628-4041
As in commercial companies, program managers (PMs) in the Department of Defense are accountable for the overall cost, schedule, and performance of a program. The PM’s job is even more complex in large programs with multiple software-development pipelines where cost, schedule, performance, and risk for the products of each pipeline must be considered when making decisions, as well as the interrelationships among products developed on different pipelines.
In this SEI podcast, Bill Nichols and Julie Cohen of the SEI Software Solutions Division talk with principal researcher Suzanne Miller about how automation within DevSecOps product-development pipelines provides new opportunities for PMs to confidently make decisions with the help of readily available data.
Nichols and Cohen discuss how PMs can collect and transform unprocessed DevSecOps development data into useful program-management information that can guide decisions they must make during program execution. The ability to continuously monitor, analyze, and provide actionable data to the PM from tools in multiple interconnected pipelines of pipelines can help keep the overall program on track.
About the Speaker
William "Bill" Nichols joined the SEI in 2006 as a senior member of the technical staff and served as a Personal Software Process (PSP) instructor and Team Software Process (TSP) coach. Before joining the SEI, Nichols led a software-development team at the Bettis Laboratory near Pittsburgh, where he had been …Read more