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Tech is Easy. Humans are Hard - DevOpsDays Zurich 2017

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May 04, 2017
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Tech is Easy. Humans are Hard - DevOpsDays Zurich 2017

DevOpsDays Zurich 2017 - Day 1 Keynote

The health of your culture is a product of the ideas, beliefs and behaviour of your human colleagues. The health of your platform includes the health of the humans that build and support it.

In this talk Hannah will discuss the very human aspects of DevOps and why we need to take a more Human approach to DevOps transformation.

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Hannah Foxwell

May 04, 2017
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  1. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH TECH IS EASY HUMANS ARE HARD @HANNAHFOXWELL PRODUCT

    MANAGER @SERVERDENSITY
  2. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH YAY!

  3. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH WHAT DEVOPS MEANS TO ME

  4. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH CALMS CULTURE | AUTOMATION | LEAN | MEASUREMENT

    | SHARING
  5. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH CALMS CULTURE | AUTOMATION | LEAN | MEASUREMENT

    | SHARING HUMAN “STUFF”
  6. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH THE FOUR PILLARS OF EFFECTIVE DEVOPS: COLLABORATION AFFINITY

    TOOLS SCALING EFFECTIVE DEVOPS JENNIFER DAVIS & KATHERINE DANIELS
  7. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH THE FOUR PILLARS OF EFFECTIVE DEVOPS: COLLABORATION AFFINITY

    TOOLS SCALING EFFECTIVE DEVOPS JENNIFER DAVIS & KATHERINE DANIELS HUMAN “STUFF”
  8. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH DEVOPS ASTONISHINGLY ENABLES US TO SIMULTANEOUSLY IMPROVE ORGANISATIONAL

    PERFORMANCE, ACHIEVE THE GOALS OF ALL THE VARIOUS FUNCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY ROLES, AND IMPROVE THE HUMAN CONDITION. DEVOPS HANDBOOK GENE KIM, JEZ HUMBLE, PATRICK DEBOIS & JOHN WILLIS
  9. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH DEVOPS ASTONISHINGLY ENABLES US TO SIMULTANEOUSLY IMPROVE ORGANISATIONAL

    PERFORMANCE, ACHIEVE THE GOALS OF ALL THE VARIOUS FUNCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY ROLES, AND IMPROVE THE HUMAN CONDITION. DEVOPS HANDBOOK GENE KIM, JEZ HUMBLE, PATRICK DEBOIS & JOHN WILLIS
  10. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH CONTAINERS WILL NOT FIX YOUR BROKEN CULTURE -

    BRIDGET KROMHOUT
  11. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH Culture determines what is acceptable or unacceptable, important

    or unimportant, right or wrong, workable or unworkable. It encompasses all learned and shared, explicit or tacit, assumptions, beliefs, knowledge, norms, and values, as well as attitudes, behavior, dress and language. - businessdictionary.com
  12. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH DEVELOPERS DON’T CARE ABOUT PRODUCTION OPS DON’T CARE

    ABOUT SHIPPING NEW FEATURES NO ONE CARES ABOUT SECURITY
  13. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH I THOUGHT I COULD FIX EVERYTHING WITH ENGINEERING

    - TEMPLE GRANDIN
  14. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH TECH IS EASY. HUMANS ARE HARD.

  15. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH I AM A CREATURE OF HABIT. ALL OF

    THE BAD ONES.
  16. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH GET TO KNOW YOUR BRAIN

  17. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH LEGACY

  18. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH LEGACY - HARD TO REPROGRAM

  19. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH TIME MOTIVATION UNINFORMED OPTIMISM INFORMED PESSIMISM HOPEFUL REALISM

    REWARDING COMPLETION THE WELL OF DESPAIR THE EMOTIONAL CYCLE OF CHANGE SOURCE: ADAPTATION OF KUBLER-ROSS MODEL
  20. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH TIME RATE OF CHANGE WHY DOES THIS FEEL

    SO HARD? TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENT HUMAN ADAPTABILITY WE ARE HERE LEARNING FASTER & GOVERNING SMARTER SOURCE: THOMAS FRIEDMAN THANK YOU FOR BEING LATE
  21. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH IF IT DOESN’T CHALLENGE YOU, IT WON’T CHANGE

    YOU
  22. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH BLAME: RESPONSIBILITY FOR A FAULT OR WRONG

  23. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH HUMAN ERROR IS NOT THE ROOTCAUSE OF FAILURE

  24. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH VIEW FAILURE AS AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN

  25. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH TEAM PSYCHOLOGICAL SAFETY TEAM LEARNING BEHAVIOURS TEAM PERFORMANCE

    SOURCE: AMY EDMONSON PSYCHOLOGICAL SAFETY AND LEARNING BEHAVIOUR IN WORK TEAMS THE SHARED BELIEF THAT THE TEAM IS SAFE FOR INTERPERSONAL RISK TAKING
  26. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH TRUST: A FIRM BELIEF IN THE RELIABILITY, TRUTH,

    OR ABILITY OF SOMEONE OR SOMETHING.
  27. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH TRUST IS EARNED WHEN ACTIONS MEET WORDS -

    CHRIS BUTLER
  28. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH TRUST BEGETS TRUST. IF YOU TRUST PEOPLE, YOU

    MAKE THEM MORE TRUSTWORTHY - ERNEST FEHR UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH
  29. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH BUT BUT BUT…

  30. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH LEGACY

  31. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH COPING WITH STRESS, REGULATING NEGATIVE AFFECT, AND RESISTING

    TEMPTATIONS REQUIRE SELF CONTROL, AND AFTER SUCH SELF CONTROL EFFORTS, SUBSEQUENT ATTEMPTS AT SELF CONTROL ARE MORE LIKELY TO FAIL - ROY BAUMEISTER & MARK MURAVEN SOURCE: SELF-REGULATION AND DEPLETION OF LIMITED RESOURCES: DOES SELF CONTROL RESEMBLE A MUSCLE? AMERICAN PHSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
  32. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH AWARENESS IS THE GREATEST AGENT FOR CHANGE -

    EKHARD TOLLE
  33. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH IF YOU CAN’T CHANGE YOUR PEOPLE, CHANGE YOUR

    PEOPLE - BAD MANAGER
  34. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH LET’S TAKE A MORE HUMAN APPROACH TO DEVOPS

  35. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH 1. YOU HELP CREATE CULTURE 2. BLAME IS

    BARRIER TO CHANGE 3. TRUST IS SOMETHING YOU DO 4. TECH CAN REMOVE STRESS
  36. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH THIS IS NOT SOMEONE ELSE’S JOB (SORRY!)

  37. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH HAVE PATIENCE. ALL THINGS ARE DIFFICULT BEFORE THEY

    BECOME EASY - SAADI
  38. @HannahFoxwell #DevOpsDaysZH THANK YOU! TALK TO ME ABOUT: • HUMANOPS

    • DEVOPSDAYS LONDON • MAKING LIFE ON-CALL SUCK LESS