DevOps - It isn't just for hipsters anymore

DevOps is certainly a very popular buzzword of recent, everyone is talking about DevOps, everyone is selling DevOps packages with promises of having your organization be ‘DevOps’ enabled. However - DevOps isn’t something you can purchase, it isn’t a specific tool that you can grab off the shelf and say that your organization now has DevOps. DevOps describes a foundational series of actions and behaviors that allow for the organization to move bigger, better, faster when delivering products, software and hardware into customer facing production environments. DevOps describes the Standard Work required in order for delivery of finished product to be packaged and delivered. Builds, Deploys, Configuration management are all items that with some minor variation can b automated away - allowing the humans to start to focus on deeper and one of problems in the environment. Performance issues, certain one time failures and other forms of variance can be dealt with when the delivery pipeline defined by DevOps is working.

DevOps aims to provide enablers for delivery of finished product to teams in your organization allowing them to self service, and deliver SAFELY!

So, lets take a look at the basics of what DevOps Foundations and Standard Work are and how they enable DevOps to become a reality for your organization. Lets get things repeatable and automated, so that humans can move on to solving hard problems - and fun stuff.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

Open/intro
Discuss/define DevOps the term
What does DevOps do for Agility (Standard work)
What freedoms are provided by DevOps
Pushing autonomy down into the organization

Learning Outcome

  • What is DevOps?
  • What does DevOps enable within the organization?
  • What systems and actions fall into a DevOps umbrella

Target Audience

Those interested in technical delivery practices supporting Agile teams

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