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Automate? Always! - Lean Agile Limerick (LAL) Meetup

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Lean Agile Limerick (LAL) Meetup, 2 August 2018
Some provoking thoughts why it can be good to always automate

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Automate? Always! - Lean Agile Limerick (LAL) Meetup

  1. 1. Automate? Always! Giulio Vian giuliovdev@hotmail.com @giulio_vian http://blog.casavian.eu/
  2. 2. Talk structure Common thinking Provoking thoughts Discussion
  3. 3. Bio in pictures 3 giulio.dev@casavian.eu @giulio_vian http://blog.casavian.eu/ https://tfsaggregator.github.io Hardware spec: 1KB RAM (upg. 16KB) 4KB ROM
  4. 4. Thursday 18th @ Workbench What did I learn trying to migrate teams from legacy to modern Matteo Emili @limerickdotnet https:// www.meetup.com/Limerick-DotNet https://www.papercall.io/ldna
  5. 5. Context
  6. 6. Common thinking “our goal should be to automate all the activities that are repeated while creating and maintaining the system” Priti Biyani, ThoughtWorks emphasis mine
  7. 7. https://xkcd.com/1205/
  8. 8. Why? To save time To gain consistency To gain speed, momentum and velocity To schedule tasks To reduce boring or less fun tasks To keep sysadmins and developers happy Mattias Geniar
  9. 9. And also To reduce errors To reduce costs To improve quality To achieve more
  10. 10. https://xkcd.com/1319/
  11. 11. Exploring
  12. 12. Improvement
  13. 13. Ripple Effect
  14. 14. Satisfaction
  15. 15. Learning
  16. 16. Validate
  17. 17. Track
  18. 18. “Automate ALL the things” — Chris Jones et al.
  19. 19. that is…
  20. 20. References https://www.thoughtworks.com/insights/blog/when -to-automate-and-why https://ma.ttias.be/why-do-we-automate/ https://www.thoughtworks.com/insights/blog/funct ional-tests-how-decide-what-automate Niall Murphy et al., Site Reliability Engineering, O′Reilly 2016 or https://landing.google.com/sre/book/index.html
  21. 21. Discussion Exploring Improvement Ripple Effect Satisfaction Learning Validate Track

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