Tag: Enablement

Story Time

As more organisations move toward an agile way of working, user stories are increasingly being used as the preferred technique for capturing requirements

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Get Baking

As the number of AWS accounts a team uses increases, so does the headache of access and credential management. Identity accounts can help. We called ours Bakery.

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It’s Showtime!

Showcases are part of the regular Agile development cadence. However I’ve worked at organisations that are ‘Agile’ yet don’t do them. Despite its name, showcases can have greater benefits than simply showing work.

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Evolving Team Leadership

There is much written about the changing roles of Development and Operations staff when organisations undergo agile/devops transformations. But what about the changing role of the Team Leader? In pre-agile environments, as a Team Lead, your role is one of structure and co-ordination, it is through you that work routes. You know the skills and capacity of your team and are regularly making decisions about what can and can’t be done. You might find yourself asking “Do we need Team Lead’s in an agile/devops culture?” and If so “What value can I provide?”

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The Four Values of a DevOps Transformation

Just like the agile transformations of the past, there is a difference between ‘Doing Agile’, and ‘Being Agile’. ‘We do standups’ – therefore we are Agile. With the increase in adoption of devops practices, are we ‘Doing devops’ or are we ‘Being devops’? In this post we look into the four values that support a successful devops transformation.

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