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DevOps Traction

DevOps Traction

Why is nothing you try working? What can you do in your legacy, siloed org? What can you do to actually make some progress?


Steve Pereira

July 17, 2015

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  1. DevOps Traction @steveElsewhere

  2. Ok, so nobody has handed you a DevOps utopia @steveElsewhere

  3. Change vs. Stability Sharing Measurement Easy Wins @steveElsewhere

  4. Local change + holistic view is powerful @steveElsewhere

  5. Change vs. Stability Don't get burned. @steveElsewhere

  6. Is your company ready? @steveElsewhere

  7. Some orgs just don't see themselves as software companies yet

    That's ok. @steveElsewhere
  8. Do you know your company mission statement? Do you know

    your bosses key performance indicators? @steveElsewhere
  9. Influence is about incentive. @steveElsewhere

  10. The Golden Rule is a bit shit. @steveElsewhere

  11. Live the Platinum Rule. @steveElsewhere Do to others as they

    would do to themselves.
  12. Know thy audience @steveElsewhere

  13. Know thyself @steveElsewhere

  14. Beware DevOps @steveElsewhere

  15. Beware DevOps @steveElsewhere You don't have to call it DevOps

    Avoid misunderstanding and assumptions
  16. Beware DevOps @steveElsewhere Target your messaging, address incrementally: continuous integration

    team onboarding deployment automation chatops centralized logging
  17. Sharing and Measurement The tricks of the trade @steveElsewhere

  18. Nothing happens without sharing @steveElsewhere

  19. Do start with: Why Don’t start with: I want @steveElsewhere

  20. Form a guild @steveElsewhere

  21. Measurement @steveElsewhere

  22. @steveElsewhere Value stream mapping Change Stabilization Validation Release

  23. @steveElsewhere Code Commit Test Env The pipeline Production

  24. @steveElsewhere The whole #!

  25. Find your gaps @steveElsewhere

  26. Change something hypothesize, share, measure, share, implement, share, measure, share,

    repeat @steveElsewhere
  27. Low cost, high ROI The tools of the trade @steveElsewhere

  28. Whiteboard / Post-it notes - map your value stream, try

    out kanban or just for visualization Slack - no installation, no client, no money to build your guild StriderCD - npm installable CI server Vagrant/Boot2Docker - test infrastructure hypotheses, give staff a simple starting point Ansible - validate infrastructure, know your systems - agentless, use your own account @steveElsewhere
  29. The holy grail - continuous awesome @steveElsewhere j.mp/talkresources

  30. Thanks j.mp/talkresources @steveElsewhere