DevContentOps Weekly News Roundup March 31 2023


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. 

DevOps News

Opsera Announces New Patents to Accelerate Engineering Teams’ DevOps Performance

DevOps Flow platform Opsera has announced the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued five new patents. The patents enable enterprise engineering leaders and teams to gain end-to-end visibility into their software delivery and accelerate the speed and security of delivery. 

HeadSpin Accelerates Its Investment in Agile, DevOps, and Synthetic Observability with Atlassian Ventures’ Funding

Omnichannel digital experience testing platform HeadSpin has received a strategic investment from Atlassian Ventures. The funding will add DevOps tools to the HeadSpin Platform, allowing teams to proactively monitor and enhance app performance. 

Bitrise Appoints Chief Revenue Officer as it Expands Adoption of Industry’s First Mobile DevOps Platform

Mobile DevOps company Bitrise has appointed Steven Rees-Pullman as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). The appointment will help drive awareness of the revenue potential of automation in mobile app development.

Build Software Supply Chain Trust with a DevSecOps Platform

This article from NewStack highlights how platform engineers can help developers and security analysts improve security in the software supply chain by incorporating DevSecOps. 

Aembit Raises $16.6M to Bring Identity Management to Workload

Security startup Aembit, which helps DevOps and security teams manage how federated workloads talk to each other, has raised a $16.6 million seed funding round, with participation from Ballistic Ventures and Ten Eleven Ventures. The funding will be used to grow the marketing team and improve the product. 

Content Management News

Hygraph Raises $30M in Series B Funding

Enterprise-grade federated content platform Hygraph has raised $30M in Series B funding. The round was led by One Peak with participation from Peak, SquareOne, OpenOcean, and business angel Boris Lokschin. The funds will be used to support ongoing platform development and scale go-to-market operations focusing on North America. 

Storyblok Releases Total Economic Impact Study

Headless CMS Storyblok has released its total economic impact (TEI) study conducted by Forrester. The study found that the headless CMS provides a 582% ROI for customers over 3 years. 

Uniform Releases First Comprehensive CMS Comparison Guide, Analyzing 15 Providers and How To Choose the Right One

Digital experience composition (DXC) platform Uniform has released a report comparing 15 CMS vendors, including three monolithic platforms and several headless CMS solutions. 

Contentstack Adds OpenAI ChatGPT Integration to its Industry-Leading Composable Digital Experience Platform

Composable digital experience provider Contentstack has launched an OpenAI ChatGPT integration. The integration will enable content creators to increase content velocity, creating, testing, translating, and performing other tasks in seconds with a new AI assistant. 

What’s Changed: 2023 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms

Solutions Review has provided an overview of the changes between the 2022 and 2023 editions of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for DXPs. 

Content Marketing News

Tips for Revitalizing Old Content for New Customer Experiences

Pierre DeBois shares some tips for content teams to update and refresh older content.

Optimizely Recognized as a Leader in 2023 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Content Marketing Platforms

DXP leader Optimizely has been named a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for content marketing platforms. The recognition comes as the Welcome platform, which Optimizely previously acquired is recognized for the sixth straight year overall. 

Web Development News

ChatGPT Plugins

OpenAI has released a series of plugins for ChatGPT. Plugins are designed specifically for language models and help ChatGPT to access up-to-date information, run computations or use third-party services. Is Like Reddit Meets Stack Overflow has raised an $11 million seed round to help developers connect, share knowledge and discuss all that’s happening across their ecosystems. The round was led by Aleph, with participation from Jibe Ventures, Secret Chord Ventures, and several other investors. The funding will be used to add new features to and find additional ways to monetize. 

Topics: News