operations

The Unintended Consequenses of Too Many Choices

You Too May Be A Victim Of Developaralysis | TechCrunch. Great article, told from a coder’s viewpoint. So many languages, libraries and frameworks is a real problem. What it missed is the effect on operations. Here’s a common scenario for large, nimble organizations. Let’s say there are 300 developers, in 50 teams, in 5 divisions […]

Staff All Crazy & Burning Out? Get SAFe – Scaled Agile Framework

I just went through a day of information gathering to see what this SAFe thing was all about and have come away with real, actionable, well balanced knowledge about large scale digital work management. The Scaled Agile Framework is just that, a framework, and like ITIL should only be used as a framework to start […]

Optimizing Your App? Remember the Unstated Features

Good requirements are key to the success of your apps. We all know that and spend a ton of time figuring out how to ensure that this happens, from the gathering of the requirements to the User Acceptance Testing done either by your test team or your customers. To be sure that your sponsors and […]

Ouch! Pennywise and Pound Foolish ?

Here are some companies who have had some “extra fun” this Black Friday – Best Buy Best Buy’s Website BestBuy.com Crashes and Goes Down on Black Friday | Re/code.- Best Buy released a statement saying the outage was caused by a sudden severe spike in mobile traffic. “If you intend to be one of the leaders among […]

DevOps Includes Performance Testing

A quick post about this today. More posts over time… DevOps. Cute word and a nice concept. Embed your operations into your Software Development LifeCycle, and that SDLC is almost certainly some kind of Continuous Deployment job flow. So what does performance testing have to do with it? Many people think that performance testing is […]