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How to Grow DevOps Across Every Role in Your Organization
As the adoption of DevOps principles becomes more mainstream across nearly every industry, it's becoming increasingly clear that culture plays a vital role in a companies DevOps success.
Things like deploying more frequently, lowering change failure rates, implementing changes, and decreasing time to recover from incidents, are proven measurements of DevOps success. But to get there in an enterprise environment, the automation and standardization of software delivery processes needs to be spread across the entire pipeline, to all stakeholders.
So, how do you nurture all the various roles in your organization, enabling your DevOps practices to thrive and your IT team to grow as one?
At XebiaLabs, we firmly believe that in order to undergo a successful DevOps transformation, everyone in the pipeline, from DevOps engineers to product managers, must be able to quickly access the information they need, in the manner in which they prefer.
Simply put, DevOps needs to be lifted out of the exclusive domain of Development and Operations and placed into the rest of the organization.
In this on-demand webinar, Amy Johnston, Senior Product Manager at XebiaLabs, and Rob Vanstone, Technical Director at XebiaLabs, look at the four key personas in enterprise software delivery environments and examine their unique needs when it comes to DevOps. The webinar also includes a demo of the XebiaLabs DevOps Platform and how it specifically benefits all of the people working in these roles.
DevOps for Everyone
Rapidly delivering a quality software feature is about more than Dev and Ops pushing it through an automated release pipeline. Enterprise DevOps success requires the input of Product Management, UX, Marketing, VPs, executives, and more. Let’s take a closer look at the following roles and what each requires from the feature delivery process:
Product owners come at the delivery process from the business perspective. They need to keep executive management informed on the status of their features in the delivery pipeline and therefore, they need to be able to monitor those features as they move from code to Production.
DevOps Team Member
The members of the DevOps team are not just writing application code, they also need to get their applications in front of customers. For developers and DevOps engineers, removing waste from the software delivery process is crucial to being effective. They need automated processes to ensure that feature delivery is repeatable and reliable.
Release managers are responsible for planning and tracking progress, ensuring features are delivered on time and correctly––or rolled back.
DevOps stakeholders at the executive level need solid analytics, but they're working at a higher level. They're typically looking to ensure that all of the teams that are adopting DevOps practices are meeting their KPIs.