Continuous Discussions (#c9d9): Episode 20 Recap – DevOps and CD KPIs – With Gene Kim

Earlier today I had the pleasure of speaking with Gene Kim, Patkós Csaba and my colleague Sam Fell on our bi-weekly c9d9 video chat. It was great we had DevOps Guru, Gene, joining us for this episode – where we discussed the key metrics and KPIs that you should pay attention to on your DevOps and CD journey.

Having worked with a lot of large enterprises on optimizing their software delivery pipeline, I can attest that every software organization is different, and that not all pipelines are the same. We know your process is complex, touches many stakeholders with varied requirements and responsibilities. So how do you – for your specific organization – measure agility? reliability? efficiency? quality? success?!

What does the ideal dashboard look like for Dev, for Ops, and for the Business?

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Check out the recording of the episode to see what we shared during the live chat, and feel free to share your own top metrics in the comments below.

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This episode features:

gene kimGene Kim
DevOps enthusiast, researcher and co-author of the best-selling book “The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win,” and the founder of IT Revolution.
@RealGeneKim |
patkosPatkós Csaba
Head of the software department at Syneto. Software developer at FeedXL. Writer, speaker, sci-fi fan in his free time.
@PatkosCsaba |


On the next episode of Continuous Discussions:


Episode 21: Implementing a DevOps Culture

Join us on July 14 to discuss real-world examples of navigating the cultural shift to Agile, DevOps & CD.

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This episode will feature:

Aaron LeeAaron Lee
VP of Transformation Services at Pythian. DevOps practitioner committed to creating successful business outcomes for clients.
@observator |
alon beckerAlon Becker
DevOps Architect at AOL. Alon is involved in DevOps transformation at several companies, both Start Ups and Enterprises.
@alonbecker |
Mike KavisMike Kavis
VP/PrincipaI Architect @ CloudTP Analyst at Forbes & The Virtualization Practice. Author of Architecting the Cloud. No hype, just lessons learned.
@madgreek65 |
Randy BiasRandy Bias
Randy Bias, VP Technology, EMC former founder of Cloudscaling (acquired by EMC) and Director at the OpenStack Foundation.
@randybias |
Robert KalweitRobert Kalweit
Certified ScrumMaster with 7 yrs experience and an agile mindset that helps to execute tasks efficiently, on time and with personal heartiness.

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Also, Gene will be back on #c9d9 on July 28th, when we’ll be discussing the ROI of DevOps and CDBe sure to join us on that episode as well!

Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) is a bi-weekly series. See all episodes here.

Anders Wallgren

Anders Wallgren is Chief Technical Officer of Electric Cloud. Anders brings with him over 25 years of in-depth experience designing and building commercial software. Previously, Anders held executive and management positions at Aceva, Archistra, Impresse, Macromedia (MACR), Common Ground Software and Verity (VRTY). Anders holds a B.SC from MIT.

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