3 ways to sync up Development and Operations' dependencies


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Bringing visibility to dependencies between teams is key. This webinar looks at three ways to do just that. Because different teams have their own rhythm and rhyme, it's useful to look at options for discovering the one right for you.

Watch this informative webinar by Dominica DeGrandis, recognized expert in the application of Lean and Kanban in IT/ DevOps - and get your DevOps teams to work better! Invite your business colleagues to collaboratively use Kanban for improving throughput, quality and other business benefits throughout the enterprise.

For more details visit: http://www.swift-kanban.com

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3 ways to sync up Development and Operations' dependencies

  1. 1. Three ways to sync up dev and ops dependencies Dominica DeGrandis www.ddegrandis.com @dominicad Sponsored and hosted by – Swift-Kanban Mountain View, CA Sep 5th, 2012
  2. 2. Agenda:• Introductions• A Quick word from the Sponsor• Three Ways to Sync-up Dev and Ops Dependencies• Q&A• Wrap-up
  3. 3. Today’s Panelists• Dominica DeGrandisHost• Mahesh Singh, Co-founder, Sr. VP – Product, Digite, Inc.
  4. 4. A Quick Overview• A Pioneer in Web-based Collaborative Products/ Solutions for Geographically Distributed Teams• Headquartered in Mountain View, CA• Nearly 300,000 users in the Americas, Europe, Asia/ Pacific• Products that cover Lean/ Kanban, Agile ALM, Project/ Portfolio Management• Swift-Kanban is our flagship Lean/ Kanban product.• Named by Gartner in ALM Market Scope report and other ALM documents
  5. 5. Partial list of Digité Customers Key Customers5
  6. 6. Audience QuestionsPlease request for the Microphone using the “Ask for Mic” icon.Moderator will pass Microphone to you in the sequence in which Mic is requested.Please stay on “Mute” while others are speaking for best audio quality!Thank you for your help and cooperation!!
  7. 7. problem“Um, we just discovered you need to…”
  8. 8. another problem“Sorry, project x is a higher priority...”
  9. 9. problems1. Emergencies from unknown dependencies2. Dependencies are not considered a priority from another department or vendor.
  10. 10. 1. Add dependent tasksfrom another team to your kanban board
  11. 11. Duplicate ticket from otherteams board placed on Opsboard. Courtesy David Lutz
  12. 12. Dependency tags
  13. 13. Input Design Data Test Deliver work item tagged as impacting Ops team.
  14. 14. 3. Waiting …
  15. 15. 4. Special boxed area Courtesy Mike Burrows
  16. 16. #5Dependencymatrix
  17. 17. How will we know?120100 On hold Proposed 80 Prioritised Ready for Dev Dev 60 Testing Ready for Release 40 Released Implemented 20 0 Courtesy Mike Burrows
  18. 18. How will we know? projects emergencies Maintenance/ improvements
  19. 19. How will we know? projects emergencies Maintenance/ improvements
  20. 20. 3 5 ways to sync up dev and ops dependencies1. Add tasks directly to other teams kanban board.2. Dependency tags on each others boards.3. Waiting queue4. Special boxed area5. Dependency matrix for large orgs or external vendors.
  21. 21. Questions?
  22. 22. 3 5 ways to sync up dev and ops dependenciesKanban Buffet: Pick and choose what works for you and leavethe rest behind. Dominica DeGrandis www.ddegrandis.com @dominicad
  23. 23. Thank You!Dominica DeGrandis Swift-KanbanVisit us at – Visit us at –http://www.ddegrandis.com/ www.swift-kanban.comWrite to us at – Write to us at –dominica@ddgrandis.com sales@digite.com