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Agile is a set of practices to make software development move quickly and easily. These practices value Individuals and interactions over processes and tools, Working software over comprehensive documentation, Customer collaboration over contract negotiation and Responding to change over following a plan.

HashiConf-EU-2019

Recap of HashiConf EU 2019 – going multi*

Did you enjoy HashiConf EU 2019 just as much as I did? The 3-day conference was great from the start on Monday 8th of July until the end at Wednesday 10th....

Analyzing the 2019 Accelerate State of Devops Report: 3 key findings

Nicole Forsgren and her DORA team at Google have published the 2019 Accelerate State of DevOps report. DevOps has crossed the Chasm That's a pretty bold statement. It's the major conclusion by the...
Learn to fail or fail to learn

Learn to fail or fail to learn

There are a lot of websites dedicated to DevOps nowadays. The topic is trending,  it is being highlighted in a lot of talks at webinars and conferences all around the world....
Defining the Shape Using CALMS with Jason Lee

Defining the Shape Using CALMS with Jason Lee

At DevOpsDays Amsterdam 2019, Jason Lee shared a story about the shifting shape of the IJ over time to explain how, using the CALMS model, DevOps in your organization will change...
The importance of Agile Leadership for successful digital transformations

The importance of Agile Leadership for successful digital transformations

With the rapidly changing technology landscape towards easier, less inert, more flexible and less siloed IT environments, IT practitioners are learning new ways to cooperate, develop and release applications and operate...
Site Reliability Engineering and the IT product

Why SRE is important for your applications

In the article “learn to fail or fail to learn” I briefly touched on the importance of learning from failures. In short: a development team should learn it is inevitable that...
When Team Autonomy is a bit too much

Too much team autonomy can hurt your organization

DevOps initiatives are everywhere. You can’t go to a meetup or conference without being exposed to at least 1 track about DevOps. Companies share...
Why CICD and team metrics matter for your business

Why CI/CD and team metrics matter for your business

With the ever-increasing popularity of containerized microservices in the public cloud, deployments have become more complex. Because changes are deployed quickly and often, how these services behave in production is not...
Stakeholder management in a DevOps world dos and donts

Stakeholder management in a DevOps world – do’s and dont’s

Every software development organization runs a series of software projects. These projects result in applications. Those applications require great features to be successful. Agile teams push those applications from source code...

Shifting right: testing in production

Every day, more and more companies shift to the DevOps way of working. Applications are delivered more frequently and with higher quality. But how well do these applications and their subcomponents...