Following our series of live interviews on DevOps Enterprise adoption, InfoQ has reached out to other technical leaders in large organizations to ask them about their DevOps initiatives. What challenges have they faced? Which improvements have they seen? What lies ahead? On this occasion we're talking with Pauly Comtois, Vice President of DevOps at Hearst Business Media.
Helen Walton interviews Places for People, this year’s winner of the Spark Award. By putting people at the heart of how the company operates, Places for People creates a highly innovative culture with an inspirational purpose that delivers outstanding business results.
In the book The Lean IT Field Guide Mike Orzen and Tom Paider explain how to initiate, execute, and sustain a Lean IT transformation. InfoQ interviewed them about how lean can be seen as a learning system, why managers should have both technical and social skills, how to assure that changes will sustain, and establishing a culture of engineering excellence and craftsmanship.
Moving your release cadence from months to weeks is not just about learning Agile practices and getting some automation tools. It involves people, tooling and a transition plan. 2
In this article Dragan Jojic explores “the agility challenge”: A company where employees are able to sense and respond to external inputs without managers having to tell them what to do. 1
A look at how Microsoft's Bing development team has implemented agile and continuous delivery methods to vastly improve their development workflow. 1
Leaders are responsible for many interactions and behaviors in a team. So if something is not going the way you want it, start looking at yourself and ask what is your role in this misconduct.
This third article in a series on peer feedback loops explores how feedback can be used to encourage a culture of continuous improvement.
Len Bass on the motivation for "DevOps: A Software Architect's Perspective", what does looking at DevOps from an architectural perspective mean, DevOps education, microservices and more. 1
InfoQ ran a series of interviews during the DevOps Enterprise Summit 2015, focusing on the DevOps transformations that many corporations are currently undertaking.
This article examines the agile culture and explores how it helps create a happy environment. It questions and challenges the practices and attitudes prevalent in some of the Tech Titans. 14
Banks score high in some challenging areas for DevOps adoption: culture, architectural readiness, agile maturity and technical best practices. They score lower in technical and process based areas. 5