Ranger4 DevOps Maturity Assessment


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The Ranger4 DevOps Maturity Assessment is a short (4-10 day) piece of work that baselines an organization's current state of DevOps using the Ranger4 DMI (DevOps Maturity Index) and produces a roadmap to a desired future assessment.

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Ranger4 DevOps Maturity Assessment

  1. 1. Ranger4 DevOps Maturity Assessment www.ranger4.com DevOpstastic
  2. 2. The Goal of the DevOps Maturity Assessment Aligning business strategy with investment in software •  Increase  visibility   •  Monitor  and  improve   performance   •  Report  on  actual   business  outcomes   Through IT process analysis and improvement •  Assess  current  state   and  readiness   •  Iden8fy  and  ar8culate   business  impact   •  Quan8fy  results   Measurement   www.ranger4.com DevOpstastic
  3. 3. What does high performance look like? •  •  •  •  •  •  Deploy more often Fewer failures Recover faster from failure React quicker to business requests Deeper understanding of system metrics Reduced complexity www.ranger4.com DevOpstastic
  4. 4. The Assessment Process 1   • Iden8fy  business  drivers  and  outcomes   2   • Assess  current  state   3   • Visualize  future  desired  state   4   • Iden8fy  poten8al  inhibitors  and  roadblocks   5   • Establish  roadmap  to  adop8on   6   • Iden8fy  trackable  metrics   7   • Execute  and  measure   www.ranger4.com DevOpstastic
  5. 5. Identifying Business Drivers and Outcomes Project  Kick  Off  with  Key  Stakeholders   Interviews  with  IT  &  Business   Resources   Document  Assessment  Findings  in   Report   Present  Findings  to  Stakeholders  with   Recommenda8ons  and  Next  Steps   www.ranger4.com DevOpstastic
  6. 6. Assess Current State People   Process   Tools   •  Organiza8onal   structure   •  Resources:   roles  &   responsibili8es   •  Goals  and   mo8va8ons     •  Each  step  of  AL   •  Maturity  of   exis8ng   DevOps   processes   •  Areas  of   improvement     •  Target   environments   •  Exis8ng   toolchain   •  Exis8ng   ‘DevOps’   tooling           Change  Management   www.ranger4.com DevOpstastic
  7. 7. Changes  to   process   Changes  to   tools   www.ranger4.com Priori8ze   Value   Speed   Impact   Iden8fy  Inhibitors   An8cipated   impact   Fit  Assessment   Statement  of  Inten8on   Visualize Future / Desired State Budget   People   Technology   Culture   Change   DevOpstastic
  8. 8. Fit  Assessment   Cultural  Ini8a8ves   Architectural   Impera8ves   Process  Ini8a8ves   DevOps  Reorganiza8on   Cultural  Change  Program   Deployment  Process  Automa8on   ARA  Tools  Implementa8on   Test  Process  Review   Service  Virtualiza8on   Quan8fied  Value   Organiza8onal   Ini8a8ves   Approved  Project  Plan   Priori8za8on   Vision  of  Desired  Future  State   Baseline  Assessment  &  Metrics   Establish Roadmap to Adoption GO   Con8nuous  Delivery   LIVE   APM  Rollout   Technology   Ini8a8ves   www.ranger4.com DevOpstastic
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  10. 10. Where do all these things fit together? Diagram  by  Colllabnet   www.ranger4.com DevOpstastic
  11. 11. Identify Trackable Metrics Ranger4   DMI*   score   *  DevOps  Maturity  Index   www.ranger4.com DevOpstastic
  12. 12. DevOps Barriers •  •  •  •  •  Resistance to change Lack of buy-in Value not clearly understood Old habits getting in the way Silos www.ranger4.com DevOpstastic
  13. 13. Doing DevOps •  On Board Key Influencers •  Always be evangelizing •  Celebrate and advertise all wins –  And incremental success stories •  Carry success metrics as proof points •  Challenge the way you do things today •  Don’t automate legacy practices •  Be patient and pragmatic •  Never lose sight of the future state www.ranger4.com DevOpstastic
  14. 14. Forrester’s 7 DevOps Habits 1.  Getting the two sides to talk to each other 2.  Taking an outside-in approach to everything 3.  Automating the build, test and release processes so they contain less human error 4.  Simplifying and standardizing the development and production environments 5.  Instilling a culture of systems engineering across both development and operations 6.  Implementing feedback and feed-forward loops 7.  Putting developers on the front line of support www.ranger4.com DevOpstastic
  15. 15. Want to get started on your DevOps journey? Go to: www.ranger4.com www.ranger4.com DevOpstastic