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Empowered technologists | Rachel Laycock

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Create the capability to deliver value faster

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Empowered technologists | Rachel Laycock

  1. 1. EMPOWERED TECHNOLOGISTS R AC H E L L AYCO C K
  2. 2. Create the capability to deliver value faster
  3. 3. THE NEW WORLD Cross-Functional Product Teams Teams Push Changes Continuously Product Teams For IaaS/PaaS Customers Service DeskOps Management PRODUCTS/SERVICES OPERATIONS Infrastructure/ Platform-as-a-Service
  4. 4. MOTIVATE AND ENGAGE PEOPLE AUTONOMY MASTERY PURPOSE
  5. 5. What is in your way?
  6. 6. TECHNOLOGY
  7. 7. PROCESS
  8. 8. “Organisations which design systems… are constrained to produce designs which are copies of the communication structures of these organisations.” MELVIN CONWAY
  9. 9. EXPECTED LAND MINES • Organizational Silos • Bureaucracy • Infrastructure • The Unknown • Communication
  10. 10. PEOPLE
  11. 11. “…it isn’t the methodologies that succeed or fail, it’s the teams that succeed or fail. Taking on a process can help a team raise it’s game, but in the end it’s the team that matters and carries the responsibility to do what works for them.” MARTIN FOWLER (Flaccid Scrum, 2009)
  12. 12. THE SUCCESS IMPERATIVE • High performance IT doubles your chance to exceed profitability, market share and productivity goals. • DevOps practices strongly correlates with IT performance • Culture matters. Collaboration and experimentation contribute to organizational performance. • Job satisfaction is the No. 1 predictor of performance.
  13. 13. MOTIVATE AND ENGAGE PEOPLE AUTONOMY The urge to direct our own lives
  14. 14. AS A DEVELOPER, I WANT… • The ability to be productive • The ability to contribute • The ability to deploy easily
  15. 15. MASTERY The desire to get better and better at something that matters MOTIVATE AND ENGAGE PEOPLE
  16. 16. Continuous Learning Environment
  17. 17. MOTIVATE AND ENGAGE PEOPLE PURPOSE The yearning to do 
what we do in the service of something larger than ourselves.
  18. 18. WHAT IS IN YOUR WAY? Executive sponsorship is critical. Caution toward the Frozen Middle. Change impacts all areas of the organization, not just IT. You may need to rethink your strategy for winning the war for talent.
  19. 19. THANKS

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