Learn the first steps needed to control the chaos with basic automation and greenfielding, and incorporate basic agile techniques like ticketing, standups, and iterations.
- So Karthik and I got started … on our DevOps transformation of red 30 technologies. … - But we couldn't just start boiling the ocean, … old habits don't change overnight. … You have to lay a foundation and find a place to start. … - That's right. … So we formed a Greenfield team composed of both developers … and operations staff to prove out … some of these new approaches. … - Our new team had grown used to conflicting priorities … projects that drag on interruptive and multitasking … and not knowing what anyone else was doing. … Dozens of 90% completed projects, … littered to departments landscape, could ours be next? … - There are some basic disciplines … that we had to insist on upfront. … All work had to be ticketed in our ticketing system … and all code had to go into source control. … That's just basic table stakes. … - Then, we offered up a couple of practices … from the scrum rolled, … which would ease our pain the quickest. … - The first practice was a quick team meeting every day …
- What is agile?
- What is lean?
- Measuring success
- Learning and adapting
- Building a culture of metrics
- Continuous learning
- Advanced concepts