DevOps is hot. But just how does one in a leadership position go about driving adoption of DevOps application release and deployment in an organization?
In web searches, DevOps has caught, and now tracks evenly with agile development. Many customers are realizing value from its holistic, collaborative and orchestrated approach to deliver software based innovation faster to end users. Application deployment automation and release management is one of the four key segments of DevOps, supporting a rapid, continuous software delivery pipeline.
This session will explore the emerging best practices for leading organizational change to adopt application release and deployment. A variety of principles & practices will be described and illustrated through actual client cases, including:
- shaping the culture,
- technical & management team engagement,
- importance of change agents,
- approach to the journey,
- organizational buy in,
- tools and automation (not rules),
- investments & returns (ROI),
- key metrics,
- establishing pilots and quick wins,
- considerations for stakeholder communication & expectations
- key DevOps application release and deploy practices.
Dibbe Edwards leads IBM Rational’s product development organization and their DevOps adoption journey. Peter Spung is the IBM integration executive for UrbanCode. This session will combine presentation of the points above, an interview with Dibbe about her own DevOps journey and leadership experiences, and Q&A.
Learn the best practices for leading organizational change to adopt application release and deployment.