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Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Podcast: Episode 35

Modern software delivery involves many teams, each with their own preferred "tools of the trade" for building, testing and deploying code.

This morning on #c9d9, we talked about the value of integrating these teams and tools in a way that provides shared visibility and control across the end-to-end process with.... (drum roll please) orchestration!

We talked about the differences between orchestration and automation, the value that orchestration provides in regulated industries, and how to foster CAMS (culture, automation, measurement and sharing) within your teams. Michael added a letter to that now-famous acronym... a P... for patience! "If you don't start this with the understanding it will be a long process," Michael said, you are in for a disappointment."  So, is PCAMS (or "CAMPS") now a thing...?

Along the way we had a bunch of other interesting quotes come up... this one in particular is one that I use all the time and nicely sums up the value of creating a reliable, predictable pathway to production.

"Reward firefighting and you'll create a culture of arsonists"

And finally, I promised to find an image that captured the most essential message we talked about on the program... to whit:

in-soviet-russia-the-internet-logs-on-to-you in-soviet-russia-computers-program-you

Watch the replay of the episode:

This episode features:

chris riley Chris Riley
Helping bringing #DevOps to the enterprise. Analyst @fixateio
@HoardingInfodevops.com/author/chrisriley/

Max Gorbatenko Max Gorbatenko
Max dreams software, optimizes development process, creates photographs and tells stories.
@maxgorbatenkoblog.musclecomputing.com

michaelMichael Chletsos Michael has been straddling the world of Dev and Ops, now working remotely with teams across the world to help improve their workflows. @mpchlets


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On the next episodes of Continuous Discussions:

We have two outstanding episodes lined up for you:

This Thursday, February 25, at 9am we have a special episode of #c9d9- talking with Patrick Debois, Etsy and AWS about Mobile App DeliveryCheck it out!

Then, on March 8th we're talking about ITIL and DevOps:

ITIL-and-DevOps

Episode 36: ITIL and DevOps

Join us on Tuesday, March 8, to discuss he relationship between ITIL and DevOps, and how you can combine and foster DevOps in large ITIL-based organizations.

This episode will feature:

jan joost Jan-Joost Bauman
Jan-Joost works at ING as ITSM process owner, adapting ITIL to an Agile Way of Work. Previously he worked in various roles in systems development.
@JanJoostBouwman

Jeff Sussna Jeff Sussna
Consultant | Writer | Speaker. Design Thinking + DevOps. Author of ‘Designing Delivery: Rethinking IT In the Digital Service Economy'http://designingdelivery.com
@effsussnamedium.com/@jeffsussna

kaimar karuKaimar Karu
Head of ITSM at AXELOS - custodians of ITIL & PRINCE2 / President at #itSMFEstonia / Service Management enthusiast / Beer Sommelier / Food Writer@aimarkaruwww.axelos.com/news/blogs/

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Anders Wallgren is Chief Technology Officer of Electric Cloud. Anders brings with him over 25 years of in-depth experience designing and building commercial software. Prior to joining Electric Cloud, Anders held executive positions at Aceva, Archistra, and Impresse. Anders also held management positions at Macromedia (MACR), Common Ground Software and Verity (VRTY), where he played critical technical leadership roles in delivering award winning technologies such as Macromedia’s Director 7 and various Shockwave products.

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