This post is based on my recent presentation at DevOps Summit Silicon Valley
in November 2016. You can see the entire presentation here.
We call it DevOps but much of the time there's a lot more discussion about
the needs and concerns of developers than there is about other groups.
There's a focus on improved and less isolated developer workflows. There are
many discussions around collaboration, continuous integration and delivery,
issue tracking, source code control, code review, IDEs, and xPaaS - and all
the tools that enable those things. Changes in developer practices may come
up - such as developers taking ownership of code and pulling pager duty.
We also talk about culture a great deal in the context of developers and
DevOps. About touchy-feely topics like empathy, trust, learning, cooperation,
and responsibility. It can all be a bit kumbaya.
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