5 Steps to Successful DevOps Culture


The late business management guru Peter Drucker coined the phrase, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast,” and the phrase has endured through the years. But remember that company culture itself needs a strategy to […].

The Agile Culture gap


However, they miss the most important factor to make a change towards Agile successful: Culture. Leaders fail to create the right culture for Agile to thrive. Balanced team Culture. The organization structure provide a solid basis for the team-based culture to grow further.


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Changing Culture, Changing Conversations


Culture plays an integral role in your organization’s success or failure. Learn a four-step process to create a new culture or change an existing one. Cultures are patterns of human interaction that define the values and the behaviors that help groups accomplish a shared mission.

Management and Culture


The post Management and Culture appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB corporate benefits culture employee retention employee satisfaction IT Budgets Management

Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.

Frontline Festival: Leaders Share about Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

In this month’s Frontline Festival, top leadership experts share a variety of perspectives and insights on culture. We’ve also included some quotations from our newest book, Courageous Cultures: How to Build Teams of Micro-Innovators, Problem Solvers and Customer Advocates.

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.

Article: Cloud-Native Is about Culture, Not Containers

InfoQ Articles

At the QCon London last year, Holly Cummins innovation leader in IBM Corporate Strategy provided a session titled: Cloud-Native is about Culture, not Containers. In this article, Holly will discuss the role of culture in cloud-native architecture.

Article: Culture & Methods Trends Report March 2021

InfoQ Articles

The most significant impact on culture and methods in 2021 is the disruption caused by COVID-19. We see what's needed for good remote and the impact of bad remote bad, how management practices are evolving and the importance of people skills for technologists.

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What Is DevOps Culture?

Dzone - DevOps

At its essence, a DevOps culture involves closer collaboration and a shared responsibility between development and operations for the products they create and maintain. DevOps teams work autonomously and embrace a software engineering culture, workflow, and toolset that elevates operational requirements to the same level of importance as architecture, design and development. agile devops software agile methodologies work culture

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

On Culture: A Thought Leader’s Perspective

CEO Insider

License and Republishing: The views expressed in this article On Culture: A Thought Leader’s Perspective are those of the author James Kerr alone and not the CEOWORLD magazine.

A 6 Month Cultural Transformation with Scrum

Agile Alliance

2020 experience reports

Cultural needs designing bounded contexts


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.

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.

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.

Digital Transformation Is More About a BizDevOps Culture than Tech


Tech is certainly a part of it, but real digital transformation is also about changing company cultures and ways of working. The post Digital Transformation Is More About a BizDevOps Culture than Tech appeared first on DevOps.com.

Article: Innovation Startups Modeling Agile Culture

InfoQ Culture Methods

Machine Learning Data Analytics Agile Culture Startup Innovation Culture Culture & Methods AI, ML & Data Engineering articleInnovation is not only about the most advanced technology, management and processes are the new era of startups' innovation.

Through the Looking Glass: How Hiring For ‘Cultural Fit’ Works In A Remote World

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Remote Work Culture: ‘Cultural Fit’ Hiring. ’ When companies hire for ‘cultural fit,’ they’re doing the same thing on an organizational level. Monolithic Company Culture is Less Important During WFH.

How To Build a Culture of Resilience Through Good Habits


The post How To Build a Culture of Resilience Through Good Habits appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevOps Culture Leadership Suite devops culture resiliency SLO SREGood habits are hard to form.

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?"

How to Get Started Building a More Courageous Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

Want to build more innovation into your culture, but don’t know where to start? The post How to Get Started Building a More Courageous Culture appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. courageous cultures great cultures high-performance cultures workplace culture

7 Steps to Build a More Courageous, Innovative Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

Are you looking to build a more courageous, innovative culture? Do you want an innovative culture where the default is to speak up – where everyone at every level consistently shares ideas and best practices? A courageous, innovative culture where: Teams at […].

Diagnosing and changing organizational culture


One of the main aspects of any agile transformation program is cultural change. This framework gives us a model with the purpose to help change agents identify effective ways of diagnosing and changing culture in order to enhance organizational performance. By Konrad Pogorzala.

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?

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.

Antibodies: Individual Stars Can Destroy Culture

N2Growth Blog

Even if there is a genius scientist that we have had our eye on for years, we will take a pass if he or she doesn’t fit into our corporate culture.” Have you ever worked with a superstar who didn’t fit your team’s culture? Leadership Opinion Culture Top Talent Leadership Icons

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. courageous cultures Winning Well courage Culture leadership management

How to Build Accessibility-First Design Culture


The post How to Build Accessibility-First Design Culture appeared first on DevOps.com. When it comes to digital experiences, every one of us can recount a frustrating interaction with a website or app.

Successful DevOps Initiatives Start With Company Culture


The post Successful DevOps Initiatives Start With Company Culture appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevOps Culture DevOps Practice Enterprise DevOps Leadership Suite agile culture culture alignment devops devops culture leadershipWhat initially drove the need for embarking on the DevOps journey in your team or at your company in the first place? Was it: Market shift? New leadership or an acquisition? New product or service idea? Cost savings or consolidation?

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.

KubeCon Coverage: Incentivizing the DevSecOps Culture


The post KubeCon Coverage: Incentivizing the DevSecOps Culture appeared first on DevOps.com. Just as DevOps set to de-silo development and operations teams, the DevSecOps movement is bringing security to the same table. A shift-left security mindset is permeating much discussion of late.

Keeping Culture Alive: What Recruiters Can Do While Hiring Remotely

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

With COVID came a new crisis – the inability to showcase our company culture the way we were used to. A company’s culture is way more than games and funny graffiti. Many think that company culture takes effect only when an employee joins work.

Designing a team culture


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. But responsibility does not come about all by itself. To create it we need transparency, as well as conditions in which team members can give one another honest and open feedback.

Recovering Your Company Culture


Company culture is one of the most widely discussed parts of the recruiting process, and takes strong leadership from the top to course-correct when things have gone astray.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Nurturing Design in Your Software Engineering Culture

Strategic Tech

In my experience, the culture is better and the results are better in orgs where engineers and architects obsess over the design of code and architecture. In orgs where it’s all about delivering tickets as quickly as possible or obsessing over technology, the culture and results are poorer.

7 New Ways Cloudera Is Investing in Our Culture


Our plan is to adapt the amazing workplace culture we have at Cloudera to our new remote workstyle. . As we keep our fingers on the pulse of our company culture, we continue to roll out new initiatives to help meet our employees’ needs. Culture Cloudera Culture

A Culture-Driven Approach to DevOps Transformation


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. Blogs DevOps Culture DevOps Practice Enterprise DevOps developers devops culture DevOps transformation IT operations software delivery processOne of the most challenging aspects of a DevOps transformation isn’t automating and overhauling technology.

Changing Organizational Culture

General Leadership

One of the greatest challenges that leaders can face is the task of cultural change in the organization. Sometimes, the organizations we are working in and leading have a culture that has not kept up with modern times or has “strayed” from the path of the organizational charter, mission statement, core values, or road to excellence. The post Changing Organizational Culture appeared first on General Leadership.

A DevOps Guide for Product Managers

Speaker: Suzie Prince, Head of DevOps, Atlassian

In an ever changing world Product Managers are being pushed now, more than ever, to keep up with business and customer demands. At the same time they, and their engineering teams, are struggling to adapt to work in new all remote ways. Luckily, the culture of DevOps and the practice of Continuous Delivery supports product managers and their teams as modern software development evolves at a rapid pace. Join Suzie Prince, Head of Product for DevOps at Atlassian, and make sure your software team never misses a beat during the pandemic.