Culture, Not Changing Much in DevOps

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

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.

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.

Changing the Status Quo: How to Create a Culture of Accountability in your Org


NEW POST] Changing the Status Quo: How to Create a Culture of Accountability in your Org [link] Culture of Accountability. It is time for a change…in culture. Today, there is little dispute that software is indeed eating the world.

Build a Successful and Results-Driven Sales Culture

Speaker: Gary Galvin, CEO, Galvin Technologies

Likewise, it’s even more important to shape your sales culture into one that is positive, accountable, and metric-driven. Gary Galvin will help you define metrics to drive success, empower your sales team, and create a culture driven by results and accountability.

[2018 Dev vs. Ops Survey] Why is DevOps Culture Creating Chaos in Enterprises?


2018 Dev vs. Ops Survey Results Why is DevOps Culture Creating Chaos in Enterprises? There has long been a divide between development and operations teams.

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Culture — Make it an explicit element of digital transformation

Cutter Consortium

But to be successful, every digital transformation requires hitting cultural milestones, too. Cultural transformation is a necessary component to digital transformation, argues Frank Khan Sullivan in his recent Cutter Consortium Executive Update , “ A Culture Transformed ”.

TNS Context: The Culture of Technology, Self-Provisioning Kubernetes

The New Stack

This week on TNS Context , our weekly news wrap-up podcast, we speak with our technology culture reporter David Cassel, who has been filing stories each weekend about the weirder cultural edges of technology and the Internet. Culture Kubernetes Podcasts The New Stack Context

Changing the Status Quo: How to Create a Culture of Accountability in your Org


NEW POST] Changing the Status Quo: How to Create a Culture of Accountability in your Org [link] Culture of Accountability. It is time for a change…in culture. Today, there is little dispute that software is indeed eating the world.

Scaling Company Culture


However, very few organizations put thought into how they will scale their company culture. If you do not make an effort to preserve this company culture, even as change represents the only norm, then you may lose one of the factors that made your business special to begin with. In this article, we will offer useful ideas that can help you retain the company culture that got you where you are. Make culture an item of discussion. Consider culture before hiring.

How To Build Data-Informed Products

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Director, iridion

Do you just do it anyway, because your company's product culture requires that you have those numbers? How to create a product culture which is data-informed , not data-driven.

Changing organizational culture at Siemens Digital Factory


Our approach in cases like this is to study the culture to see whether the changes have been internalized. If you are doing it right, you should see your company culture change in the appropriate direction.

Don't Panic Series (Part 2): How does culture change?


Fundamentally, changing culture is going to require some pretty significant changes. Continuing with the Don’t Panic series , Dave Sharrock and Melissa Boggs will explain how culture changes as well as discuss the technique of storytelling. How does culture change?

Don't Panic Series (Part 3): How can you change organizational culture through stories?


All of these story types play an essential role in cultural change. Continuing with the Don't Panic series, Dave Sharrock and Melissa Boggs will provide examples for each story type and how they can be used to change the organizational culture.

Don't Panic Series (Part 1): What is culture?


Kicking off the Don’t Panic series , Dave Sharrock and Melissa Boggs will provide a definition of culture, explain the purpose that culture serves, and share a number of stories about how culture can be changed through storytelling. What is culture?

How King Crushes New Product Development using Data-Driven Insights

Speaker: Ian Thompson, Head of Business Intelligence at King, and Zara Wells, Strategic Customer Success Manager at Looker

Taking a "human approach" to creating an organization wide data culture.

An Idea for Creating a Change-Welcoming Culture: Intrapreneurship

Cutter Consortium

By taking a human-centric approach — involving people and winning their loyalty — it becomes easier for organizations to identify and drive tough changes within a company.

3 Cloud Native Challenges to Address Now: Culture, Code and Cloud

The New Stack

It’s not easy to retrain and transition larger development teams to a DevOps culture or take existing applications and rewrite them for the cloud using new open source technologies. The Three C’s: Culture, Code and Cloud.

5 Ways to Create a Culture of Innovation


Talk about creating “culture of innovation” is common among corporate leaders. But many act as though innovative culture is brought to a company by some form of organizational fairy. Many are unaware of the power they have to change their company’s culture and instead imitate fads and trends alone. But looking like your company has innovative culture and actually having it are completely different. True corporate culture influences the way employees act and think.

Build a Strong Work Culture with Big Data


Harnessing the limitless data your business itself generates can create better business practices and, most importantly, a strong work culture for your employees. A strong work culture calls for trust, solidarity, and belief in a vision. What does this do for strong work culture? Rick Delgado.

7 DevOps Lessons in 2018: The Path to DevOps Success in 2019

Blogs Continuous Delivery DevOps Culture DevOps Practice News culture devops implementation lessons learned processes toolsWe all learn from mistakes, right? But it would be better if we learned faster and didn’t repeat them in our future exercises.

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4 Tips to Create a Culture of Innovation that Flourishes


Although the word “innovation” is arguably overused these days, it still remains true that building a culture of innovation is at the top of most corporations’ lists. But with some organizations, attempts to build a culture of innovation fall flat. Below are some strategies that have been proven to successfully build a culture of innovation within various industries. Open communication works wonders when it comes to fostering a culture of innovation.

Microsoft fights ransomware, Instagram hacked, Scary biometric database, Cybersecurity culture


The following are some of the cybersecurity topics we are tracking: OneDrive can now automatically backup your PC’s documents, pictures, and desktop folders Windows 10 users can now get additional file protection thanks to Microsoft's new initiative. Microsoft today began rolling out OneDrive's new folder protection feature that automatically backs up your PC's documents, pictures, … News Microsoft

Bob Flores on Developing A Culture of Cybersecurity


Mitigating enterprise cyber risk requires broad awareness and action in a way best described as having a culture of cybersecurity. You have to develop a culture of security in the company. It takes a comprehensive effort, hence the need for a culture of cybersecurity.

End-user security requires a shift in corporate culture

Haft of the Spear

An internal culture change can help organizations put end-user security on the front burner. If an organization only addresses security once a problem arises, it’s already too late. But it’s common for companies, especially startups, to overlook security because it can get in the way of productivity. ( TechTarget ). Organizations that take security seriously are the ones who make security a part of the every-day routine.

DevOps: The Ultimate Way to Break Down Silos

Blogs DevOps Culture collaboration communication devops culture silos Let’s imagine Jim works on the development team for a food company and his colleague, Julie, works on the operations team.

DevOps 101

Attend To Culture. Excerpt from “Adopting SAFe® for Your Organization: Achieving Business Agility from Small to Mid-Scale” book 2 in the FLEX series

Net Objectives

One must address the culture of the organization when attempting to improve it. Culture affects Lean-Agile adoptions in several ways. The … Continue reading "Attend To Culture. These include: How attached people are to their roles. Scrum and SAFe require new roles for people. The rate that people want to move forward. If slow, Scrum and SAFe may pose a problem.


On Building a “Data Culture” in a Real Organization


In How to build a sustainable, value-focused data culture , Jodi Morton and Robert Parr discuss the role of the Chief Data Officer (CDO) in financial services firms. Regulation-driven data governance, they say, needs to be followed by actions that make data governance part of the organization’s culture. Dennis D. McDonald.

In Digital Transformation, Culture Change Goes Hand in Hand with Tech Change

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

Generally, I’ve found that the best method is to employ heuristics on an established framework that takes an organization’s industry traits, cultural inclinations, organizational strengths/weaknesses and uses a generative process to create a starting point for change.

DevOps Video Chat: DevOps Transformation with Tasktop’s Carmen DeArdo

Blogs DevOps Chat DevOps Culture Features Carmen DeArdo devops culture DevOps processes DevOps transformationCarmen DeArdo is well-known in the DevOps space mostly because of his work at Nationwide, where he was DevOps leader and technology director.

Leveraging The FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool (CAT) To Improve Corporate Culture and Raise Security Posture


Bob Gourley.

The Ultimate Remote Team Culture


At Toptal, we’re building a software product that aims to revolutionize team creation, contracting, and human resources. Our team is completely distributed: we have no office, and we work from all around the globe.

Demystifying Crucial Phases of Project Management

Blogs DevOps Culture DevOps Practice business process management devops culture devops performance process improvement project management project planning

Want a Successful Software Build? Just Say No

Blogs DevOps Practice Features business culture business requirements culture question requirements

Should Your Company Hire Remote Full-Stack Developers?

Blogs DevOps Culture Doin' DevOps Leadership Suite developers devops devops culture full-stack developers remote workers Is your company seeking to hire a qualified full-stack developer?

Report of HackerEarth’s 400 global hackathons 2018 [Infographic]

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Universities across the globe hosted their own hackathons to promote innovation and programming culture while creating an efficient hiring platform at the same time. Community Culture Hackathons Innovation Management

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Report to HackerEarth’s 400 global hackathons 2018 [Infographic]

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Universities across the globe hosted their own hackathons to promote innovation and programming culture while creating an efficient hiring platform at the same time. Community Culture Hackathons Innovation Management

3 reasons DevOps initiatives fail


And, indeed, as organizations adopt DevOps ways of working, many are failing because of culture issues. DevOps, DevOps Culture, DevOps Culture, DevOps Transformation, Pink Conference, Pink19 ConferenceDevOps has evolved in response to a growing demand for greater business agility. It is, as the late Robert Stroud described it, an imperative for survival. But changing institutionalized behavior, he said, is the "toughest of all management challenges."

Database DevOps: Why you need it—and how to do it


DevOps, DevOps Culture, DevOps Culture, DatabaseDevOps attempts to bridge the gap between an enterprise's development and operations teams. But DevOps is not just about breaking down the silos between these two. For DevOps to be successful, each manual operation in the delivery pipeline should be evaluated for potential automation. This includes how you work with databases.

Implementing DevOps? Start with a Strategy

Blogs DevOps Culture DevOps Practice CI/CD pipeline devops implementation DevOps planning metrics StrategyOrganizations today are focused on improving the IT delivery process and taking it to the next level. DevOps plays a key role in achieving this goal, if it’s done right.