We recently hosted a thought-provoking discussion about continuous delivery for DevOps with author Gene Kim; Senior Director of Engineering, John Skovron; and Tooling Chief Architect with HP, Steven Witkop.
Companies need this kind of collaboration and coming together in their IT departments so development and operations teams can make processes more efficient. Everyone thinks they have the answers, but it takes balance and listening to different viewpoints to make DevOps a great solution that will add value to an organization.
Ops is a constraint
When it comes to starting an IT project, there can be some large roadblocks to development and constraints to the value stream. People often think any improvement not made at the constraint is an illusion — not an actual solution to the problem. If a company fixes something before the constraint, they only create more work piled up before the actual constraint. If something is fixed after the constraint, the company will be starved for work. [Read more...]