Don't automate all the things
Do DevOps. Then automate only what makes sense.
DevOps isn't about automation
Regadless of how much automation you have (or don't have), if you have hand-offs, you're not doing DevOps.
Should your builds run on autopilot?
Some projects obviously need automated builds. Others obviously don't. Where do you draw the line?
Unsure? Browse the archive.
Humans are Turing complete
Any task we can automate can be performed by a human. This is probably pretty obvious, but has some interesting implications.
Before you automate anything, use a checklist
Not everything can be automated. Or at least not yet. What can you do? Use a checklist!