Antifragility Distilled: Beyond AgilitySi Alhir (Sinan Si Alhir)
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Agility involves responding to change while Antifragility involves gaining from disorder! Agility emphasizes embracing change while inspecting and adapting. Antifragility emphasizes embracing chaos while adapting and evolving.
In a chaotic world where we can only “expect the unexpected,” tranquility is the root of fragility! Antifragility, coined by Nassim Nicholas Taleb in his book “Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder”, is fueling DevOps, Continuous Delivery, and much more!
As a value system (mindset), Agility emphasizes people, results, collaboration, and responsiveness where self-organizing cross-functional teams form agile organizations, and where various frameworks and practices/techniques operationalize agility.
However, Antifragility emphasizes evolution and gaining from disorder where individuals and collectives form antifragile enterprises, and where various dynamics operationalize antifragility.
Using stories of various client expereinces, we’ll introduce and demystify Antifragility, and explores how individuals, teams, and organizations have already and can immediately put it into practice.
DevOps: The Play
Many organizations are using DevOps to speed the ability of organizations to gain value from the software investments. Too many organizations attempt to reduce DevOps to just a series of technical tools and practices. Organizations to address organizational and cultural issues in order to effectively bring development and operations groups together. In this section we will present a play to illustrate how DevOps requires communication and understanding to be successful.