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  • Q&A on Agendashift with Mike Burrows

    by Ben Linders on  Nov 09, 2015

    Agendashift is a values-based Kanban approach to organizational transformation, covering delivery, change and leadership. An interview with Mike Burrows on how Kanban and Agendashift can strengthen each other, making changes stick in organizations, the depth of Kanban survey, the value of Kanban practices, end-to-end process views, leadership, and doing sustainable change with Kanban.

  • The Five Qualities of Application Delivery Done Right

    by Kevin Fishner on  Oct 19, 2015

    This article explains the goals of proper application delivery using immutable infrastructure: automated, flexible, scalable, secure and transparent; and how to take gradual steps toward those goals.

  • Build Quality In Book Review and Interview

    by Manuel Pais on  Sep 30, 2015

    Book review and interview with Steve Smith and Matthew Skelton, authors of "Build Quality In", a collection of experience reports (including their own) on Continuous Delivery and DevOps initiatives, by authors ranging from in-house technical and process leaders to external consultants implementing technical and organizational improvements.

Infrastructure Code Reviews

Posted by Chris Burroughs on  Sep 24, 2015

As infrastructure becomes code, reviewing (and testing) provides the confidence necessary for refactoring systems. Reviews also help spread consistent best practices throughout the organization.

Article Series: Patterns of DevOps Culture

Posted by Manuel Pais on  Sep 18, 2015

This series explores some of the patterns of behavior of healthy organizations through testimonies from their practitioners and through analysis by consultants in the field.

Q&A with Jez Humble, Joanne Molesky and Barry O’Reilly on Lean Enterprise

Posted by Manuel Pais on  Aug 20, 2015

The "Lean Enterprise" book authors discuss how traditional management practices fail to balance innovation and product exploitation as they require very different sets of capabilities.

Self-service Delivery Platform at Tuenti

Posted by Óscar San José on  Jul 31, 2015

Óscar San José, technical lead at Tuenti (largest Spanish social network) explains how and why their in-house Flow deployment system allowed developer teams to be more independent and deliver faster.

The Practice and Future of Release Engineering

Posted by Bram Adams Stephany Bellomo Christian Bird Tamara Marshall-Keim Foutse Khomh Kim Moir on  Jul 19, 2015

This article features highlights from interviews on the state of practice and challenges in release engineering space. Interview questions cover topics like metrics, continuous delivery's benefits. 2

Book Review and Q&A on Agile IT Organization Design

Posted by Savita Pahuja on  Jul 17, 2015

Sriram Narayan’s book – Agile IT Organization Design, provides a basis for reviewing and reshaping the IT organization to equip it better for the digital age.

Lessons Learned Adopting Microservices at Gilt, Hailo and nearForm

Posted by Abel Avram on  Jul 07, 2015

This article contains an extensive interview on the microservices adoption process, the benefits and difficulties of implementing microservices, with representatives from Gilt, Hailo and nearForm. 5

Q&A with Paul Swartout on the Evolution of Continuous Delivery and DevOps

Posted by Manuel Pais on  Jun 26, 2015

Book author Paul Swartout shares his view on cultural challenges to DevOps adoption and how the rise of mobile and microservices impacts Continuous Delivery approaches, among other topics.

Q&A with Benjamin Wootton on DevOps Landscape in 2015

Posted by Manuel Pais on  May 30, 2015

Benjamin Wootton, DevOps consultant, shares his view of the DevOps landscape in 2015. What's the low hanging fruit to kickstart DevOps transformations, how to leverage cloud and containers and more. 1

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