Modern software delivery involves many teams, each with their own preferred “tools of the trade” for building, testing and deploying code.
This morning on #c9d9, we talked about the value of integrating these teams and tools in a way that provides shared visibility and control across the end-to-end process with…. (drum roll please) orchestration!
We talked about the differences between orchestration and automation, the value that orchestration provides in regulated industries, and how to foster CAMS (culture, automation, measurement and sharing) within your teams. Michael added a letter to that now-famous acronym… a P… for patience! “If you don’t start this with the understanding it will be a long process,” Michael said, you are in for a disappointment.” So, is PCAMS (or “CAMPS”) now a thing…?
Along the way we had a bunch of other interesting quotes come up… this one in particular is one that I use all the time and nicely sums up the value of creating a reliable, predictable pathway to production.
And finally, I promised to find an image that captured the most essential message we talked about on the program… to whit:
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We have two outstanding episodes lined up for you:
This Thursday, February 25, at 9am we have a special episode of #c9d9- talking with Patrick Debois, Etsy and AWS about Mobile App Delivery– Check it out!
Then, on March 8th we’re talking about ITIL and DevOps:
Join us on Tuesday, March 8, to discuss he relationship between ITIL and DevOps, and how you can combine and foster DevOps in large ITIL-based organizations.
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Jan-Joost works at ING as ITSM process owner, adapting ITIL to an Agile Way of Work. Previously he worked in various roles in systems development.
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