STANDARDIZING TO SCALE

Scaling improvement is the siren song of every enterprise. Once we have a team that is able to deliver the outcomes we are looking for, the obvious next step is to define those best practices for the rest of the teams.

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DEVOPS DARWINISM

As organizations attempt to transform, they often focus on tooling or hiring “transformation consultants” as a silver bullet.

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LITERS ARE NOT A UNIT OF DISTANCE

One of the most common pain points to anyone moving to modern delivery is, “how do we know we are doing it correctly?

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ENGINEERING CULTURE CHANGE WITH CI

So, you hired an “Agile Transformation” consulting company to advise executive leadership and you’re “Agile” now.

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REMOVING DRAMA FROM DELIVERY

Has this ever happened to you or have you ever seen a support request like this?

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EFFECTIVE TESTING

Protecting the Business Developer driven software testing is not new.

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GITFLOW BEST PRACTICES

I was asked recently about the best practice for using GitFlow with continuous integration.

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DESIGNING PRODUCT TEAMS

What does a product team really looks like? You’ll hear lots of DevOps-y buzz words: “T-shaped people”, “cross-functional”, or “Two Pizza Team”.

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YOU DON'T NEED STORY POINTS

In my last 5 Minute DevOps, I attempted to define user stories in a testable way.

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WHAT'S A USER STORY?

What is Pragmatic DevOps? It’s just a catchy way of saying we deliver with Minimum Viable Process using lean techniques to drive waste out of the system.

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