Categorie: Management

Building an Engineering Culture to Get Things Done

Building an Engineering Culture to Get Things Done

Now that we are in full transition from ‘Dev’ and ‘Ops’ as separate entities to the BizSecDevOps way of working, we will be able to empower platform and product teams to create a better IT experience. But with power comes responsibility. What we really need, is an engineering mindset focused on code as the basis …

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Agile is a mindset, not a religion

Agile is a mindset, not a religion

Quite a few organizations ‘preach’ agile. To be fair, results that have been achieved with agile – also at ING – speak for themselves. However, dogmatically sticking to agile rituals can backfire if it results in less flexibility. This is why we should occasionally ask ourselves the following question: why do we actually work agile? …

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2021 Puppet State of DevOps report; most organizations are “stuck in the middle” with their DevOps evolution.

2021 Puppet State of DevOps report; most organizations are “stuck in the middle” with their DevOps evolution.

The following write-up describes the impact of team structures and communication when it comes to DevOps transformation. I strongly agree with their statement that ‘Too often Agile and Continuous Delivery optimize the flow of work, not necessarily the flow of customer value. By themselves they lack a way to connect what you’re doing with why …

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DevOps Metrics and KPIs

DevOps Metrics and KPIs

The modern era of end-to-end DevOps calls for the careful integration of key performance indicators (KPIs). The right metrics can ensure that applications reach their peak potential. A nice overview of useful DevOps Metrics: https://phoenixnap.com/blog/devops-metrics-kpis