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The U-Shaped Cell
The Toyota Production System's U-Shaped Cell is a favorite DevOps analogy: Put all the tools within reach of a single developer.
The problem with "DevOps" (and what happened to the podcast?)
Imagine telling your CEO, "What you need is some DevOps." How would that go?
When Theory of Constraints fails
Theory of Constraints is powerful, but like all models, sometimes wrong.
Give your teams a private Slack channel
Why I prefer every team has their own public and private Slack channel.
No, "Project Management" is not anti-agile
Even the manifesto talks about projects. So where did this idea come from?
Cross-team dependencies should be low-context
Cross-functional teams or highly specialized teams? Both can work, but the latter requires low-context dependencies.
How unplanned work affects flow vs batches
How does your team respond to unplanned work? Does it lead to crunch time?
Adventures in DevOps 119: How to Navigate the Job Market in DevOps
We discuss various aspects of the current DevOps job market, starting a new job, and growing your career.
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Introducing the Micro-PR
Traditionall PRs quickly snowball out of control. Maybe the Micro-PR can help.
We don't want heroics
The hero is the one who stays until 8pm when customers can't log in.
Where do you find the confidence to release your software?
Think of the time you released software to production...
How can we measure risk?
First, why do you want to measure risk?