Showing posts from July, 2015

Where I ramble about DevOps -> Agile -> Data-driven decisions

Jez Humble has a lot of really interesting ideas on how companies deliver value to their customers.  Let's start with that.  I've now probably spent a good 15-20 hours just listening/watching his talks (not to start a JH fanclub or anything...he just ties together the work of many into something that makes sense to me where I am today). Over the last year of this 'DevOps' journey, here is how my research/learning has progressed: Do monitoring stuff, start to look at 'application health' Realize there are more important things that need attention, so I give them attention (bottlenecks) DevOps Demystified w. Ben Rockwood, mind expands.  Understanding 'why' is super important.  Understanding 'flow' is super important. Analyze the flow! (build/deploy automation & test automation came up as candidates)   Fixed build/deploy by automating it!  In progress! Test automation! In progress! Read 'Continuous delivery', mind expands, ya