I was recently in a conversation on social media about the role of a software engineer.
As a SWE, what you bring to the table is knowledge of efficient algorithms and data structures for general computation.
Continuous Delivery requires an entirely different mindset from classical artisanal delivery. For example, we always prioritize operations over development. If we cannot deploy something to our production environment, then nothing else matters.
In my last post, we talked about common metric anti-patterns that are focused on the process instead of value. In this installment, we will cover alternatives that can help us remove waste and improve the flow of value.