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.
Leading continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) platform CircleCI has unveiled the 2022 State of Software Delivery Report. The report reveals team structure and DevOps culture as leading indicators of high-performing engineering teams.
DuploCloud, a pioneer for no-code/low-code infrastructure automation and compliance, has announced that Zafar Abbas has joined as Vice President of Engineering. Abbas will guide DevOps-as-a-Service no-code/low-code Technology.
Puppet, a provider of infrastructure automation, has been named to the Constellation ShortList™ for DevOps. “The technology vendors and service providers nominated deliver critical transformation initiative requirements for early adopter and fast follower organizations.”
Content Management News
Liferay Inc. has announced its new cloud-based DXP-as-a-Service offering. Liferay Experience Cloud enables companies to create, launch, and optimize digital experiences for their customers, employees, suppliers, and sellers. The platform will include content management, analytics, commerce, account management, personalization and more.
Strapi, a leading open-source headless CMS, has launched the beta version of Strapi 4.2 with TypeScript support, Dark Mode, and In-app marketplace. The announcement was made at the company’s second annual StrapiConf.
Leading commerce experience platform Amplience has raised $100 million in Series D funding. The investment came from Farview Equity Partners, Sixth Street, and existing investor Octopus Ventures. The funds will be used for “continued expansion in the US and globally, and to support development and roll-out of ‘Dynamic Commerce Experience’.”
Content Marketing News
Drift has announced Drift Conversation Cloud, which brings together Drift’s three core solutions: Conversational Marketing, Conversational Sales, and the newly-launched Conversational Service. The service “empowers organizations to deliver a personalized experience at all stages of the customer journey, in the right place, at the right time and with the right conversation, by seamlessly integrating sales, marketing, and service.”
Marketing 360’s case study analyzes how a local solar contractor drove long-term organic success with the help of a new content marketing strategy and their Content Marketing Specialist.
Web Development News
Netlify, the pioneers of the Jamstack movement, announced the latest executive hires who support the company’s vision for the future of the web. “Mark Dorsi joins as Chief Information Security Officer, Rachel Tobin as Vice President of Legal, and Rachel Yaeger as Vice President of Talent Acquisition, effective immediately. Additionally, Amer Ali is Netlify’s Vice President of Finance.”
Leading no-code visual development platform Webflow has closed a $120 million Series C at a $4 billion valuation. The funding brings the company’s total funding to more than $330 million. Y Combinator’s Continuity fund led the round with participation from existing investors CapitalG, Accel, Silversmith, and Draper Associates.