Expanding Pockets of Greatness
Spreading DevOps Horizontally in Your Organization
How do you build momentum and go from a few islands of DevOps goodness to a tipping point where the entire organization embraces common DevOps methods? This paper provides guidance to leaders (change agents) who see DevOps activity in different teams, groups, or departments in their organization and are looking to build community and promote growth. This paper will help you connect the pockets of DevOps goodness that may already exist within your organization and harness them to drive change.
Here you are: There are a few pockets of DevOps in your organization, but you are a long way from achieving a total DevOps transformation.
How do you build momentum and go from a few islands of DevOps goodness to a tipping point where the entire organization embraces common DevOps methods?
This paper is about the techniques others have used to build momentum to spread DevOps horizontally across an organization. The techniques fall in four categories: sharing, communicating, standardizing, and empowering new leaders.
You’re not alone. DevOps is out there in your organization. We want to help you find it and scale it.
Josh Atwell, Developer Advocate, NetApp
Carmen DeArdo, DevOps Technology Leader, Nationwide Insurance
Jeff Gallimore, Partner and Co-founder, Excella Consulting
Thomas A. Limoncelli, SRE Manager, Stack Overflow, Inc.
Publication: June 27, 2017