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Struggling with DevOps? Remove silos and embrace change


DevOps can accelerate software delivery, but many organizations still struggle with it because of ineffective processes and resistance to change. Organizations that "do DevOps right" are those that eliminate silos, automate, embrace change, and communicate effectively.

DevOps: Why it's hard and strategies to make it easier

DevOps can help make software delivery faster and more flexible. However, many organizations still struggle to effectively implement DevOps at scale. The reasons are myriad, but they may include a combination of siloed operations, too much "toil" in operations, and trying to apply old processes to new capabilities. In this episode of the podcast, Mike Kavis and guest, Puppet’s Alanna Brown, discuss how organizations implement DevOps successfully and get more value from their software delivery cycles. According to Alanna, success strategies include improving collaboration to remove silos, embracing change, automating what you can, and improving communication between IT and the business.

Disclaimer: As referenced in this podcast, “Amazon” refers to AWS (Amazon Web Services) and “Google” refers to GCP (Google Cloud Platform).

This is about fundamentally changing how all of these teams work together and how they collaborate.Alanna Brown is the mastermind behind the State of DevOps Report, which has become the most widely referenced body of DevOps research available. She brings an informed perspective on IT performance, DevOps practices, culture, organizational performance and other elements that affect business outcomes.

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