Technology

Create your own DevOps Strategy Canvas – Now with Mural Template

The DevOps Strategy Canvas is a framework to help you maximise your business outcomes while addressing the needs of your DevOps journey. It can provide enterprises, large and small, with a tool for creating a shared vision and unlocking the promise of DevOps.  In January 2020, I have shared the details of the Canvas and …

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Social distancing, Spirit of Agility and the rise of Super Distributed Teams

The COVID-19 outbreak has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, causing unprecedented impact on people’s lives, families and communities. Every government & organisation usually has a business continuity plan, however, the magnitude of current crisis, no one saw coming. We’re discovering new ways of responding at every level – be it governments, companies, communities, …

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Want to transform fast? Stop doing all transformations in one go.

In today’s super VUCA world, enterprises are facing a mandate to transform in order to meet the ever changing needs of customer / market. Whether it is about launching the next major phase in an organization, executing a new corporate strategy to achieve breakthrough performance, enabling a new executive leader to take charge, or integrating …

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Why DevOps is hard – #SAFeSummit2018

I had the privilege to present my lightning talk at SAFe Summit 2018 Washington DC (https://2018.safesummit.com/sessions/lightning-talks-350pm-405pm/) on 04 Oct 2018. The lightning talks are engaging 15-minute presentations where SAFe summit attendees share their knowledge and experience with others. With a room full with SAFe practitioners, enthusiasts and learners, it was a great opportunity to demonstrate …

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Pillars of DevOps

Win Your DevOps Conversation with Business Leaders

In today’s world, every business is driven by software. We are living in an era where technology drives behaviors, decisions and business outcomes. Any time you have an app or website or software element, software development becomes critical part of day-to-day business strategy — even for non-traditional software companies. Because of the mandatory role software …

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DevOps Pilot to Enterprise

Scaling DevOps – take a holistic approach to drive business value

Different People understand DevOps differently. In majority of cases people focus only on Tools and believe DevOps is all about tools. Few people start with processes related to software engineering or technical excellence and try to over-engineer them. Very few people holistically understand what DevOps means and how DevOps can help business value delivery. Don’t get me wrong here – It’s okay to start with tools or process focus, however that’s not what DevOps is all about.