Tag: project management

DevOps: Process

This article is part two of a multi-part series focused on looking at DevOps through the People, Process, Technology framework. In part one, we looked at DevOps through a people or organizational lens. While shifting to a DevOps model does require some reorganization of existing team members, the more significant change happens in the underlying […]

Pick up the phone!

Technology helps make us more efficient than we have ever been. It allows us to end debates with our friends at a dinner table instantly – we Google the answer right then and there. Services like Spotify and Netflix allow us to no longer worry about renting movies or finding music we will enjoy – […]

DevOps: People

DevOps, like many of the terms we have seen over the years in the evolution of IT, is not a new concept. The term comes from joining the words Development and Operations. In most IT organizations, one team is responsible for developing software and a separate team is responsible for supporting the operations once the […]

DevOps: Should you care?

Although the term DevOps originated in 2009, in 2015 it hit an all time high in popularity. Organizations of all sizes shifted focus towards DevOps so they could make the claim that they were operating a DevOps environment and thus claim they were faster to market with their releases. Sound familiar?  Think back to the following […]

The Ample Budget Conundrum – 4 Reasons Why too much Cash Is a Problem!

As we end the year, I want to discuss a phenomenon that came up during the fourth quarter at several information technology organizations I have worked with – an abundance of cash. Either through extra funding directly allocated to an IT department or funding allocated through a PMO, many organizations found themselves entering September/October with […]