We are summarizing few of the case studies from DEVOPS CASE STUDIES: The Journey to Positive Business Outcomes by IT Revolution. What case studies you have? Post in the comments below.
Technology Practice Journey:
APIs>Full Agile Practice Stack>Automation>CI/TDD>Lean, Concepts
Culture of stopping changes whenever something broke.
IT organization was too complex, with silos inside of silos
Server provisions took many teams, and there was no end-to-end accountability
Large amount of technology debt
Journey: 4 Stages.
Enabling and unleashing change agents,
cultivating and growing a grassroots movement,
getting top-down alignment,
figuring out how to scale across the enterprise.
What IT Leadership did?
Started internal DevOps Program
Engineers started to talk about infrastructure as a code
Did branding around technology
Bottom-up matched with top down.
DevOps and Agile started to become core talking points in townhalls
aligned with Thoughtworks’ CI/CD Maturity Model to baseline measure products
moved from a COBIT-based, highly-segmented model, to a product and service model
Shifted their delivery model from waterfall and project-based to product-based using Scrum and Kanban models.
Modern tech architecture: API based, loosely coupled, lightweight tooling, self-service, and optimized for cloud based and CI/CD practices.
converging the Agile and DevOps movements
Traditional training combined with hands-on immersive experiences.
They also created an internal incubator environment, like a transformation emergence center, called the Dojo, which became the place they went to practice their craft
Ref: DEVOPS CASE STUDIES: The Journey to Positive Business Outcomes by IT Revolution. https://itrevolution.com
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