Tag Archives: DevOps

Upstream

By Dick Stark I took a few days off last week to visit family and started Dan Heath’s latest book, Upstream,I’m a Chip and Dan Heath fan, having previously read Switch (how to change things when change is hard) and Made to Stick (about … Continue reading

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Agile Conversations

By Dick Stark Just out is “Agile Conversations,” by Douglas Squirrel and Jeffrey Fredrick, a book that “brings a practical, step-by-step guide to using the human power of conversation to build effective, high-performing teams to achieve truly Agile results.” As … Continue reading

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The Unicorn Project, Part 3

By Dick Stark In case you missed my previous blog articles, Part 1 of the Unicorn Project reviewed the early failures of “Phoenix” from the Dev rather than the Ops perspective. (Remember the Phoenix Project is Gene Kim’s prior book … Continue reading

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The Unicorn Project, Part 2

By Dick Stark To refresh, Part 1 of the Unicorn Project reviewed the early failures of “Phoenix” from the Dev rather than the Ops perspective. Here the main character is Maxine, a very successful architect/developer who has just been “exiled” … Continue reading

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Report from the ATARC DevOps Working Group Launch

By Dick Stark Last week I attended the ATARC DevOps Working Group Launch at the Department of the Interior. ATARC brings government practitioners together with Industry to discuss topics such as the role of security in DevOps, and cultural and … Continue reading

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Agile Change Management

By Dick Stark Last Week, RightStar emailed its customer base a Forrester Report, “Change Management: Let’s Get Back to Basics,” by Forrester Analyst Charles Betz. Given the focus on Agile and Continuous Deployment, Change is not the Change Management of … Continue reading

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MarsLander: Finding Value

By Dick Stark On Thursday, RightStar hosted our first MarsLander simulation training session. Based upon ITIL 4, this role base simulation is highly realistic and leverages game dynamics to provide a vision of successful ITIL 4/DevOps practices and the resultant … Continue reading

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State of DevOps

By Dick Stark Earlier this year, BMC commissioned Salvatore Salamone to produce a 2019 State of DevOps Report summarizing the findings of an Interop / Information Week survey of 150 IT and application development professionals across all industries. Although similar … Continue reading

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MarsLander Simulation Training

By Dick Stark About a week ago, RightStar hosted a MarsLander session attended by customers and prospects.  Based upon ITIL 4, this role base simulation is highly realistic and leverages game dynamics to provide a vision of successful ITIL 4/DevOps … Continue reading

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ITIL 4: Ready to Launch

By Dick Stark Last week I set in on a webinar presented by ITpreneurs and AXELOS that described the ITIL 4 upcoming launch, and its new courseware and curriculum. AXELOS is the organization responsible for developing and enhancing the ITIL … Continue reading

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