Here we are, 8+ years after I started talking about DevOps (or something like that), and I can finally say I think that the DevOps Stack is starting to settle down.
DevOps Culture Webinar
My DevOps Culture webinar recording from a few weeks ago was published today. Check it out!
7 Tech Trends for 2019
2019 Trends Part 1 2018 was a big year for us with significant progress in our agile transformation and digital transformation practices. Culture continues to be a big part of the impact on our organization, and on how we impact our customer partners. This year, I’ve broken up the conversation into two parts, one on technology (my first passion) and the second on …
Speaking at the Volvo Business Analysis Professional Development Day 2018
I’m pretty excited that our customer, Volvo Trucks, has asked me to speak at their upcoming event titled Business Analysis Professional Development Day 2018. From their flyer: During this Development Day, the development, challenges, and required skills of the 21st century Business Analyst will be examined. Andrea Tetto, (SVP Commercial Support) will highlight the business needs and the impact the …
Why DevOps Is All About Teamwork, Not Tools
The Problem Developers aren’t in touch with the business or the delivery process. QA doesn’t know what to test, how to test it, or where to test it. Operations isn’t sure how to deliver software and doesn’t know what’s coming. And all three treat each other as adversaries, when they should collaborate. DevOps is the breakthrough you need to foster …
How to Build a Successful DevOps Culture Within Your Organization
The technology industry is rapidly changing, and software development teams must change along with it. In the past, software development teams had siloed organizations, with one team focusing on development, another focused on quality assurance testing, and a completely separate group focused on operations and infrastructure. This created a linear process of development, QA, and then deployment. In turn, it …
Video: DevOps is Changing the Roles in Software Development
DevOps is as much about culture as it is tools. In this brief video, I explain how DevOps is improving software development by changing the roles within your development team. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aF1H2e2pA14?rel=0]
Video: Speaking on DevOps: The Culture of Code at Triad Developers Conference – Highlight Reel
We did a highlight reel of my presentation of DevOps: The Culture of Code, at May’s Triad Developer Conference. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYnFO2E9Y2o?rel=0]
Video: Speaking on DevOps: The Culture of Code at Triad Developers Conference
I spoke at the Triad Developers Conference in Winston-Salem on The Culture of DevOps in March of 2018. They captured a good live presentation video there! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEEWnkq65-k]
Featured in Better Software Magazine Cover Story
I was recently published as the featured cover story on Better Software Magazine’s April 2018 issue. I wrote about migrating an organization to DevOps and how it not only requires adoption of new processes, tools, and automation but also relies ondramatic culture change to encourage total transparency and collaboration among all project stakeholders.