CHOOSING THE RIGHT TOOLS

Whenever we want to solve a problem or build something useful, we have decisions to make about the tools we choose.

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CONSTRUCTIVE PESSIMISM

Hope creep is the plague of value delivery. We assume that since something worked in the past it will work again.

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THE METRICS ARE LYING

I was talking to a friend the other day about how her management is tracking teams’ “maturity” using “DORA Metrics”, the four measures the correlate with high-performing organizations mentioned by DevOps Research and Assessment in “Accelerate” and the State of DevOps reports.

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SCRUM OR KANBAN?

Should we use Scrum? Kanban? Is Kanban for support and Scrum for development?

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MEASURING GOALS

In my last post, we talked about common metric anti-patterns that are focused on the process instead of value.

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THE THIN RED LINE

I was speaking at a DevOps meetup in Finland recently and was asked, “what does DevOps mean to you?

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METRIC MYTHCONCEPTIONS

As we try to improve the flow of value to the end-user, the first item that usually gains focus is the productivity of development teams and how to measure it.

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STORYTIME

The following is fantasy. Any resemblance to persons living or dead is coincidental.

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CHAOS ENGINEERING

Delivering value to the end-users means we need systems that are useful, secure, and resistant to the shark-filled acid bath of the cloud environment.

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CONTINUOUS DELIVERY FAQ

There are many misconceptions about CD. There are also many things about CD that are not obvious on the surface.

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