Welcome to the latest edition of the DevContentOps Weekly News Roundup. We update you on the latest news and hot stories related to DevOps, Content Management, Content Marketing, and Web Development.
Yoav Landman, Co-Founder and CTO of JFrog, shares his DevOps predictions for 2022 in this article for App Developer Magazine. DevSecOps merging with app development, the need for security in low-code/no-code tools, and more are included.
DevOps platform vendor Harness opens up its continuous delivery technology as a free source-available offering to boost adoption and contributions.
Software, which helps engineering teams improve software delivery through DevOps metrics, has released the Code Time Report. The report highlights the growing divide in DevOps and software development performance.
Content Management News
La Perla Beauty, the cosmetics and fragrance arm of Italian brand La Perla will benefit from the combination of Contentstack, BigCommerce, and Like Digital as they strive to provide an agile global digital platform with commerce capabilities.
Prepr, a headless CMS, has raised €2.25 million in a pre-Series A round. The round was led by Amsterdam-based venture capital firm Newion and ROM Utrecht. CEO Jouko Huismans says the funds will “add fuel to our growth as this allows us to innovate and expand our platform.”
Akshay Sura, a current Partner at Konabos, has been named a Kentico Kontent MVP. Akshay will join five other MVPs as “engaged community advocates who share knowledge and promote Jamstack, Headless CMS, and API-centered solutions.”
Content Marketing News
Email sending and optimization platform SparkPost has released its annual report, Email in 2022: The trends, behaviors, and benchmarks driving email forward. The report outlines some of the challenges digital marketers have faced since the pandemic and mentions that changes in privacy will affect future digital marketing campaigns.
Per the latest market report by Technavio, the content marketing market is expected to grow by USD 417.85 billion from 2020 to 2025, at a CAGR of 16%. The number of users on social media is cited as one of the key driving factors in this growth.
Amplified marketing platform Casted has released its latest content marketing report. It provides insight into the biggest pain points for modern content marketers, identifying their tactics, tools, and current strategies and uncovering opportunities for growth and innovations.
Web Development News
Fastweb, a Gatsby development agency, promises to fix the problem of slow loading time for business websites by building Jamstack sites using Gatsby.
A report from Forrester Consulting study, The Total Economic Impact™ Of Netlify, finds that “an organization using Netlify to build, deploy and scale modern web applications experienced benefits of about $85,000 in savings, a Net Present Value (NPV) of $1.48 million and a return on investment (ROI) of 151% over three years.”