How do you change your culture to accept DevOps?
September 1, 2021Doing DevOpsy things begins to transform your culture for you.
We hear a lot that “DevOps is a mindset” or “DevOps is about culture.”
If that’s true, then how do we adjust our organizational culture so that it can benefit from DevOps?
Well, according to the authors of Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps the question itself implies a reveral of cause and effect.
Lean management along with … continuous delivery, do in fact impact culture.
You can act your way to a better culture by implementing these practices in technology.
To simplify: Doing DevOpsy things begins to transform your culture for you.
This is one of the core reasons I advocate implementing continous delivery as soon as possible in your organization, even before automating testing.
Scrum is great in theory, but "it will never work in the real world"
I think there are two "real worlds", and they often clash. One where Agile, Scrum, XP, and DevOps make perfect sense. Another where they don't.
Pick a methodology: Scrum, Kanban, XP, Lean or DevOps?
None of these items directly replaces or conflicts with any of the others. In fact, you can use them all simultaneously.
Is Lean really relevant to software development?
Can a manufacturing methodology really apply to other industries?