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Understanding the Work in Our Value Stream and Improving Flow

Part 2 of 4: Where to Start with DevOps Series Last week, I highlighted how to identify a value stream to which you can begin to apply DevOps principles and patterns in this post: Selecting Which Value Stream to Start With Our next step in our DevOps transformation is to gain a sufficient understanding of how value is delivered to
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Fourth Take: DOES16 #c9d9 Video Chat with Gene Kim and Conference Speakers

The 2016 DevOps Enterprise Summit (#DOES16) speakers are taking the stage in less than three weeks and we can hardly stand the anticipation! There is no other event like it – where leaders of large, complex organizations join forces to identify and amplify the latest DevOps trends and best practices. Each year we find ourselves lucky to hear from the best
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DOES16 Video Chat #3 Recap

We’ve officially begun our countdown—20 days until the DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES16) begins! This week, we continued our DOES16 video chat series with the third of four discussions. The chat, hosted by our founding partner, Electric Cloud as part of their Continuous Discussions podcast (#c9d9), featured several DOES16 speakers, each offering a glimpse into the topics they will cover at
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Selecting Which Value Stream to Start With

Part 1 of 4: Where to Start with DevOps Series Choosing the best value stream for your DevOps transformation deserves careful consideration. Not only does the value stream we choose dictate the difficulty of your transformation, but it also dictates who will be involved in the transformation, how we organize the teams, and how we can best enable those teams
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What to Expect from DevOps Enterprise Summit San Francisco 2016

Many have asked me what I’m looking forward to at DevOps Enterprise Summit 2016 in San Francisco — it is the third year of our conference, and I think it will be our best conference yet! Here are three of the things I’m looking forward to most: Where Are They Now? First off, we will have seven speakers back to present
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DevOps Enterprise Summit (#c9d9) Video Chat, Take 3!

Can you believe we’re only one month away from DevOps Enterprise Summit San Francisco? Time flies when you’re having fun – and even faster when you’re deploying updates at the speed of the unicorns! Who says the horses can’t be as fast, or faster? As the DevOps community pulls together to identify and amplify the best principles and practices around modern
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The Three Ways Revisited | The DevOps Handbook

Wondering if The DevOps Handbook is for you? Authors, Gene Kim, Jez Humble, Patrick Debois and John Willis developed this book for anyone looking to transform their IT organization—especially those who want to make serious changes through the DevOps methodology in order to increase productivity, profitability and win the marketplace. It is the all-inclusive guide for planning and executing DevOps
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The DevOps Handbook | Debunking DevOps Myths

Despite its rise in popularity, there are still a number of fallacies circulating around DevOps. While successful business and IT transformation case studies abound, these myths have unfortunately led some leaders and organizations to believe that DevOps principles and practices are not suitable or relevant to their unique situations. The DevOps Handbook co-authors and DevOps pioneers – Gene Kim, Jez
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DOES16 Video Chat #2 Recap

It’s hard to believe the 2016 DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES16) is only one month away! We can’t wait to connect, teach and learn with our friends and colleagues in the vibrant DevOps community. Earlier this week, Gene hosted a video chat with our founding partner, Electric Cloud, as part of their Continuous Discussions podcast (#c9d9). This was the second in
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CASE STUDY: The Birth of Automated Testing at Google in 2005

The inside story on the problems the GWS team at Google needed to solve in 2005 that resulted in one of the most admired cultures of automated testing around. By implementing the right principles and patterns, Development and QA are using production-like environments in their daily work, and we are successfully integrating and running our code into a production-like environment
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