PyGithub is a Python Library for implementing the GitHub API v3. Authored by Nhomar Hernández, Github resources such as repositories and organizations can be managed from the Python library scripts. More information and documentation can be found on the Github site.
The thing about agile development is that for all intents and purposes an application is never done. Successive waves of updates to an application means that development teams have to come to terms with the simple fact that the care and feeding of any given application is a continuous process that takes place over many years.
Applications have not historically been designed to leverage third party cloud services. With the rise of cloud platforms has come new ways of managing and deploying applications in the cloud. The floodgates are open, and services are emerging to complement the capabilities of these cloud platforms.