Top 4 plays for building a DevOps culture
Practice communicating, collaborating, and brainstorming with colleagues from other areas of the company.
Roles and Responsibilities
Now that development and operations are collaborating closely, it's time to clarify who does what, plus identify any skill gaps. Run this play early in your DevOps journey, as well as any time your team's membership changes.
Rules of Engagement
Whether you're a united DevOps team, or a cross-team working group, you'll work better together if you explicitly define how you'll work together. Run this play to set or refresh your social contract every 6-12 months.
What's better than doing root cause analysis on an incident? Anticipating risks so you can solve for them while there's still time! Run this play in the early phases of a project and before big releases.
This classic agile technique is critical for creating a culture of continuous improvement and learning. Retrospectives provide a safe space to discuss what's working, what's not, and what needs to change. Run them regularly (we recommend bi-weekly or monthly).
Service Team Health Monitor
Use the Health Monitor to self-assess against eight attributes common amongst high-performing teams, then track your progress over time.
Bring in development, IT/ops, support, QA, design, and marketing for an honest discussion about how you're working together.
Because building a DevOps culture is one task that is never "done".
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