Communication and team organization can work for you or against you, especially as you move from one team to scaling these concepts into a whole organization.
- Pivoting from a traditional waterfall…to an Agile and Lean DevOps process…can be very hard for an organization.…Development teams might be aware of pair programming,…Scrum and Kanban, but knowing about a practice…and actually performing it are two very different things.…It might also be daunting to get operations on board…with this idea or the idea of Agile infrastructure.…Some ops organizations might only care about system uptime…and how to maximize that, and not about real business need.…
Back in 1967, programmer Melvin Conway…proposed what became known as Conway's Law.…It states that organizations end up…producing systems whose design copies…their organizational communication structure.…Given this, how you organize your teams…and lines of communication become pretty critical…to your product outcome.…It's important to take this into consideration…as you move through your DevOps transformation.…One practice that works really well…is to create pilot projects,…where you can greenfield new ideas…with a team of devs and ops who can build…
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- What is agile?
- What is lean?
- Measuring success
- Learning and adapting
- Building a culture of metrics
- Continuous learning
- Advanced concepts