Do you know that as Superman’s powers are destroyed by Kryptonite, DevOps powers are destroyed by Anti-Patterns – read on.
“The moment a leader allows himself to become the primary reality people worry about, rather than reality being the primary reality, you have a recipe for mediocrity, or worse. This is one of the key reasons why less charismatic leaders often produce better long-term results than their more charismatic counterparts” Good to Great, Collins
The recent TSB migration debacle was more than an Ops project and had Dev, testing and customer impacts. In these days of Ops/Dev collaboration, should it have been run as a DevOps-style process – or was it run “DevOps in name only”?
The dimensions that optimise Knowledge Work differ to those that optimise Manual Work:
Complex Work over Complicated Work.
Value, Flow, Quality over Cost, Time and Scope.
Culture over Processes.
Using the same terminology as the Agile Manifesto, although we value the statements on the right, we value the statements on the left more…