Can’t-miss sessions for AWS Summit Chicago

Stackery

A Culture of Rapid Innovation with DevOps, Microservices, and Serverless. AWS Summit Chicago on the horizon, and while there’s no explicit serverless track, there are some amazing sessions to check out. Here are my top choices for the serverless sessions and a workshop you won’t want to miss: Workshop for Serverless Computing with AWS + Stackery + Epsagon.

Designing a team culture

Scrum.org

Such a culture in a team or organization must be created in a focused manner. What is the culture in a team or organization? . What this article is about. Teams are becoming the fundamental organizational entity, individual responsibility is being replaced by that of the team.

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How to Lead in a Caustic Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

To lead in a caustic culture, focus on your influence It’s a question we hear after every keynote we deliver: “I want to build a Courageous Culture, but I don’t know if it will work at my company. The post How to Lead in a Caustic Culture appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

What Makes A Developer Culture?

Scrum.org

The best experiences I’ve had with Scrum were with teams that lived a strong “Developer Culture”; a shared understanding of why software craftsmanship matters. where we shaped a strong “Developer Culture”. “I can tell how much this story means to you.

The Six Principles of Persuasion

Speaker: Michael Carducci, CTO, Mago:Tech

As senior tech leaders, we often fall prey to thinking that a “good idea” and logical case is sufficient to get the desired response and result. We might be trying to get our CEO on-board with investment in a new technology or a rearchitecture effort, or we might want culture or process changes by our team. Our “good idea” is simply the beginning. An idea must be communicated; a case must be made; and ultimately other people must be persuaded to get onboard. Michael Carducci brings a fascinating background to this webinar. He’s a technologist and regularly works to help senior leaders improve their results. He’s also a professional mentalist and has been a student of psychology, human behavior and the principles of influence for nearly two decades.

Toxic meeting culture

Erik Bernhardsson

But thinking back I think there was a number of things that absolutely completely sucked about the meeting culture. Rather than focusing on how to run meetings better, let’s try to backtrack the issues back to the organizational culture that created this mess? I suspect the biggest losers of these poorly run meetings are (a) introverts (b) people who combine lots of different signals into a single conclusion (aka foxes ) (c) people with language or cultural barriers.

My Experience With Growing A Developer Culture

Scrum.org

I’ve also worked for organizations where people struggled to create such a culture. Often, after only having worked shortly for such an organization, I already felt what the problem was: they lacked a “Developer Culture”. Examples of a Developer Culture.

Leading in a Caustic Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

How do you lead well when the culture around you is negative, apathetic, or abusive? The post Leading in a Caustic Culture appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. How do you lead well when the culture around you is negative, apathetic, or abusive?

Cultural needs designing bounded contexts

Xebia

The post Cultural needs designing bounded contexts appeared first on Xebia Blog. DDD Domain Driven Design Domain-Driven Design EventStorming socio-technical architecture visual collaboration bounded context collaborate modelling cultureWithout a doubt, the bounded context pattern from Eric Evans book is one of the more essential patterns for designing and building modern software.

A Culture-Driven Approach to DevOps Transformation

DevOps.com

The biggest challenge of DevOps is changing an organization’s culture and purpose. The post A Culture-Driven Approach to DevOps Transformation appeared first on DevOps.com. One of the most challenging aspects of a DevOps transformation isn’t automating and overhauling technology.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

The Best Leadership Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

You hear so much about the power of culture – so what is culture exactly? How do you get the power of culture working for you and your organization? The post The Best Leadership Culture appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Is there a best leadership culture?

Changing Organizational Culture

General Leadership

One of the greatest challenges that leaders can face is the task of cultural change in the organization. The post Changing Organizational Culture appeared first on General Leadership. Curator Posts Change culture Leadership Organizational friction Thornell

Culture, Not Changing Much in DevOps

DevOps.com

One of the things that has bemused me from day one of the DevOps movement is how culture is viewed with an odd dichotomy. DevOps wants to change culture. Cultures that are resistant […]. The post Culture, Not Changing Much in DevOps appeared first on DevOps.com.

Changing the Culture by Changing Habits

Agile Alliance

By Jutta Eckstein and John Buck We hear people often say that an Agile transformation implies a culture change and that this culture change refers actually to a change of the mindset.

Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk, David Bland, Founder and CEO, Precoil, and Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product LLC

If you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly. But to make progress, you can't let things slow to a crawl while you focus resources on gathering data. This is where continuous discovery and experimentation come in. Join Teresa Torres (Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk), David Bland (Founder, Precoil), and Hope Gurion (Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product) in a panel discussion as they cover how - and why - to build a culture of discovery and experimentation in your organization.

Toxic meeting culture

Erik Bernhardsson

But thinking back I think there was a number of things that absolutely completely sucked about the meeting culture. Rather than focusing on how to run meetings better, let’s try to backtrack the issues back to the organizational culture that created this mess?

Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up Culture Change

Dataiku

However, this year, organizational change moved up to the second place slot, suggesting that organizations have not yet overcome the culture change obstacles to data integration. organization Culture Data Transformation

Cross-Cultural Design

A List Apart

I pride myself on being a third-culture kid , meaning I was raised in a culture other than the country named on my passport. People visit sites that offer them no cultural mental models or visual framework to fall back on, and they end up stumbling through links and pages.

How SRE Creates a Blameless Culture

DevOps.com

The post How SRE Creates a Blameless Culture appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevOps Culture DevOps Practice automation devops site reliability engineering SREPeople in tech love to praise failure as essential to innovation.

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"

An Easy Way to Check on Your Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

Check your culture by looking at shared resources Is there anything more gross than a neglected break-room microwave oven? The post An Easy Way to Check on Your Culture appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Winning Well Culture leadership management tragedy of the commons

Motorola Solutions: Driving a Thriving Security Culture

DevOps.com

The post Motorola Solutions: Driving a Thriving Security Culture appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevSecOps Leadership Suite Cybersecurity developers devsecops Motorola Solutions security cultureIt’s crunch time in the cybersecurity industry.

Copy/Paste Culture

The Daily WTF

Mark F had just gone to production on the first project at his new job: create a billables reconciliation report that an end-user had requested a few years ago. It was clearly not a high priority, which was exactly why it was the perfect items to assign a new programmer. "Unfortunately,"

Synack: DevSecOps Being Accelerated by Cultural Shifts

DevOps.com

The post Synack: DevSecOps Being Accelerated by Cultural Shifts appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevOps Culture DevSecOps agile continuous delivery devops security testing tools

Build a Successful and Results-Driven Sales Culture

Speaker: Gary Galvin, CEO, Galvin Technologies

Every business asks the same question: How can we increase revenue? Gary Galvin is here to answer that question. He will help you define metrics to drive success, empower your sales team, and create a culture driven by results and accountability; because when your team clearly understands what path they’re on and why they’re on it, they are that much more likely to achieve results.

JFrog swampUP: DevOps Culture Is a Powerful Force

DevOps.com

The notion that culture is such an important part of DevOps and high-performing IT teams gets plenty of lip service, but not every organization really buys into it. The post JFrog swampUP: DevOps Culture Is a Powerful Force appeared first on DevOps.com.

How to Unlock the Hidden Power of Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

Does the Power of Culture Propel or Punish Your Team? I fell backward off the side of a boat and descended into the Pacific Ocean where I was about to get an incredible (and frightening) experience about the power of culture.

How to Rethink Sprint Retrospectives to Shape a Better Culture

DevOps.com

The post How to Rethink Sprint Retrospectives to Shape a Better Culture appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevOps Culture Enterprise DevOps Leadership Suite business alignment devops teams engineering culture Sprint retrospectives

7 Ways to Introduce DevOps in Your Work Culture

DevOps.com

The post 7 Ways to Introduce DevOps in Your Work Culture appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs Business of DevOps DevOps Culture DevOps Practice devops best practices devops culture devsecops open source

Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

Culture By Design 2.0

N2Growth Blog

Company culture is passed down from generation to generation of personnel through myth and legend. In fact, company culture is so deeply embedded into every organization that it often appears impossible to change. Culture By Design 2.0. Corporate CultureThere is no doubt!

6 Defining Values of a Leadership Culture

N2Growth Blog

Twelve years after launching culture change consulting services, I am finally sitting down to write about six defining values of a leadership culture. These are factors I’ve learned that define whether an organization can improve their Culture or not. David,” he asked, “can you build me an employee engagement survey that we can customize around the kind of culture I want to create?” How does that define one’s culture? In 2006 I launched the Culture Compass™.

How Systemic Approaches to ITOps Impact the Business Culture

DevOps.com

The post How Systemic Approaches to ITOps Impact the Business Culture appeared first on DevOps.com. AI Blogs DevOps Culture DevOps Practice Enterprise DevOps AIOps automation business culture IT operations ITOps system operators

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Best Practices for Adopting a DevOps Culture

The New Stack

DevOps is fast becoming a vital part of many company cultures for a number of very good reasons. DevOps is more than a job title or even a team of resources: it’s a culture of constant innovation. Promote cultural change — Address conflicting priorities between dev and ops head-on.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Resources or People? Building a human first corporate culture

CEO Insider

Peter Drucker once stated that “culture eats strategy for breakfast.” I couldn’t agree more!