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Leading change with the Toyota Kata

UPDATE 23/03/2017: Video recording of the meetup presentation has been posted to youtube and embedded in this page.

I will demonstrate how Mike Rother's Toyota Kata Continuous Improvement and Continuous Coaching practices can be applied to IT organizations at the DevOps Melbourne Meetup.

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Continuous Software Development Life Cycle

Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Deployment, Continuous Feedback and Continuous Learning all have a common theme. Here's my first cut at the full continuous SDLC taking inspiration from Jez Humble and Martin Fowler. Here's the full Continuous SDLC with annotation to explain Continuous Integration, Delivery, Deployment, Feedback and Learning. Click the image to open full … Continue reading Continuous Software Development Life Cycle

Microsoft Teams Connector for meetup.com

I'm loving my time with Microsoft Teams, the latest Office 365 alternative to Slack and Skype for Business. I'm also loving the local community meetup groups. I am passionate about learning and encouraging others to grow. If we don't continuously learn and change (as an individual, a team and as an organisation) we'll be quickly left … Continue reading Microsoft Teams Connector for meetup.com

Lead an autonomous DevOps team at Scale: a true story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPH2E5xMYdM Microsoft Ignite 2016 conference Jose Rady Allende and Matthew Manela provide the next update to the Microsoft ALM story, sharing some screenshots of how they refined their use of Kanban boards as their agile experience and devops maturity grew stronger. Synopsis and Lessons Learnt Agile / Kanban / Scrum In the beginning development and … Continue reading Lead an autonomous DevOps team at Scale: a true story