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On Tuesday, August 7 I facilitated a workshop about Database DevOps at the Agile 2018 conference in San Diego.  I promised the group that I would write up the results here in the blog. This was an easy promise to Read more…


We’re happy to announce that our new book, Introduction to Disciplined Agile Delivery 2nd Edition: A Small Team’s Journey from Scrum to Disciplined DevOps, is now available. The 111 page book sells for $9.99 US for the paperback edition and Read more…


In this continuing series about how the Disciplined Agile (DA) toolkit supports and enhances DevOps, we overview several strategies to help your organization adopt a Disciplined DevOps strategy: Invest in your people.  In our experience 80 to 90% of your overall Read more…


This article describes a disciplined approach to DevOps. It begins by defining DevOps, no small task given the continued debate within the DevOps community, as well as what a disciplined approach to DevOps entails. We go on to show how Read more…


In this posting we briefly explore why both you and your organization should consider adopting a Disciplined DevOps mindset.  For yourself as an individual there are several interesting benefits.  First, you become more productive as an IT professional, increasing your chance at Read more…


The Disciplined Agile (DA) toolkit explicitly includes architecture-related activities, the role of Architecture Owner, and promotes the philosophy of enterprise awareness. Our experience is that agile enterprise architecture proves to be a key enabler for organizations in the process of Read more…


In the Disciplined Agile (DA) toolkit data management is a Run (operational) activity that focuses on the execution of data-oriented architectures, policies, and processes. Note that the long-term planning efforts around data-oriented aspects of your organization are part of your Read more…


In addition to the general release management strategies described previously, the general DevOps strategies, and the construction-focused DevOps strategies (including continuous deployment) there are several other release management strategies that support DevOps: Integrated deployment planning.  From the point of view of Read more…


In this blog posting we describe four general release management strategies that support DevOps. These strategies, from least effective to most effective, are: Release windows (slow cadence). A release window is a period of time during which one or more Read more…


In this blog posting we describe two issues for organizing your release management strategy: How to scope release management and how to organize the team. There are two fundamental issues to consider when scoping your release management efforts: Paradigm support. Read more…

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