Recently, Gene Kim and Mark Schwartz had a chance to discuss Mark’s upcoming book, A Seat at the Table. It was an enlightening discussion about inspiration, common misconceptions and the often bumpy journey of a CIO. Gene Kim: Share the story of what inspired you to write A Seat at the Table, as well as the first time you […]
Get excited because DevOps Enterprise Summit (#DOES17) is just around the corner! What better way to get pumped for the conference than joining in a pre-show live video chat with some of this year’s most dynamic speakers? Carmen DeArdo (Nationwide Insurance), John Allspaw (formerly with Etsy), John Esser (AdvancedMD), and Scott Nasello (Columbia Sportswear) along […]
Mark Schwartz’s A Seat At The Table will be one of the most important books on technology and business leadership of our generation. —Gene Kim, co-author The Phoenix Project and The DevOps Handbook We’d like to offer you an early glimpse of our latest book A Seat at the Table: IT Leadership in the Age of Agility by Mark Schwartz. A Seat […]
Edward Deming is often referred to as the father of quality and his ideas laid much of the groundwork are for what is today called Six Sigma. If the story ended there it would be terrifically interesting, but actually not as interesting as the complete story. I would argue that Dr Deming’s greatest contribution to […]
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In this blog post, I talk about the “Three Ways,” which are the principles that all of the DevOps patterns can be derived from, which we’re using in both the “DevOps Handbook” and “The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win.” We assert that the Three Ways describe the values and […]
Gemba The Japanese meaning is “the real place”. In business it typically means “where value is created” and in lean manufacturing it means “the factory or shop floor”. In Lean Six Sigma (LSS) it is common to hear the phrase “Going to Gemba” (meaning the real place where the work is being done). This is […]