The Data Greenhouse: DevOps Measurement at Scale

schedule Oct 26th 03:00 PM - 03:45 PM place Auditorium

Most agile teams focus on following a delivery process and overlook finding ways to improve the process. The essence of agile is focused around the idea of continuous improvement via inspect and adapt. In this session, we will be providing insights around evolving your measurements using data in order to embrace a different mindset. A mindset that encourages more facts and less judgment. A mindset that encourages organizations to move from “performance” to decisions, behaviors, outcomes, external evaluation to “Let’s figure this out together”, proof to evidence, answers to questions, precision to speed and from objective to subjective (but with lots of facts!)

 

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

Core lean concepts

  • Identifying waste
  • Cost and delay
  • Build-measure-learn (BML) cycle
  • Process transparency
  • Collaboration
  • Core DevOps concepts (Humble).

The presenters will also share examples from the federal sector scorecard process, contract history and legacy program performance.

Learning Outcome

After this session, participants will be able to answer the following:

  • Why do most program leaders under or overshoot when collecting data? (unstructured data, decentralized in disparate system, lack of integration, etc.)
  • How do we generate leadership interest in what we don’t yet know?
  • To what degree should a measurement program be its own development initiative?
  • When will we know when our measurement efforts are paying off?
  • How can we integrate measurement into day-to-day program work?

Target Audience

DevOps leaders who want to see more improvement actions from their teams

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  • George Dinwiddie
    By George Dinwiddie  ~  2 years ago
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    90 minutes is a long time for a talk. Can you tighten this up to fit the normal 45 minute timeslot?

    • Salah Elleithy
      By Salah Elleithy  ~  2 years ago
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      Yes, we will cut to the chase. :)


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