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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.
When waterfall isn't waterfall
Frequently, when I hear someone defending "waterfall", and dig deeper they're actually talking about small-a agile.
Your ball team doesn't do 360 reviews
If your team is surprised by their 360 review, this should be seen as a big problem.
What are good KPIs for a dev team?
So some of the bad KPIs, like lines of code, are easy to detect. But how do we choose a good KPI?
Tiny DevOps episode #48 Oshri Cohen — What kind of CTO do you need?
Oshri Cohen is a fractional CTO with a diverse background, currently working with four companies. He joins me on the show to cut through some of the confusion surrounding the Chief Technical Officer role.
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So when SHOULD you hire?
Only hire after identifying your constraints, and determining that a new person is the likely solution.
Bloated headcount isn't just a Big Tech problem
Musk thought Twitter was bloated with engineers. I expect he's right, because most companies are.
CI we ignore is not CI
CI is as CI does. If you aren't continuously integration, you don't do CI.
Transistor.fm to the rescue
Based on my customer service experience, Transistor.fm is truly agile. Not necissarily "Agile", but agile.
What a waste
Slow software delivery processes are such a waste.
The uncertainty of software development bites again
A task I expected would take an hour has taken 10, with no end in sight.
Not every product or change needs a sprint demo
Demos are far from the only way to receive timely feedback.