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Dispatch from the Scenius: Tempo, Maneuverability, and Initiative Subtitle: Micheal Nygard’s 2016 DevOps Enterprise Summit Presentation with Commentary from Gene Kim

from The Idealcast with Gene Kim by IT Revolution | Published 8/27/2020

In the latest Dispatch from the Scenius, Gene Kim provides original commentary on Michael Nygard’s 2016 DevOps Enterprise Summit presentation Tempo, Maneuverability, and InitiativeDevOps has been and continues to be part of a larger shift in organizational structure, system architecture, infrastructure, and process design. In order to be successful, each of these must change together to achieve a high tempo. In this presentation, Nygard talks about maneuverability and how to get teams, and teams of teams, working toward a common objective. And he provides principles and patterns for how large organizations can overcome the pitfalls they so often face.In this presentation, Nygard provides several real-life examples of failed and successful transformation efforts through a lens of tempo, maneuver warfare, and initiative. Bio:Michael Nygard strives to raise the bar and ease the pain for developers around the world. He shares his passion and energy for improvement with everyone he meets, sometimes even with their permission. Living with systems in production taught Michael about the importance of operations and writing production-ready software. Highly-available, highly-scalable commerce systems are his forte.Michael has written and co-authored several books, including 97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know and the bestseller Release It!, a book about building software that survives the real world. He is a highly sought speaker who addresses developers, architects, and technology leaders around the world.Michael is currently Senior Vice President, Travel Solutions Platform Development Enterprise Architecture, for Sabre, the company reimagining the business of travel.Twitter: @mtnygardLinkedIn:’ll Learn About:John Boyd’s energy maneuverability theory and maneuver warfareArchitect elevatorEdge of InstabilityDisposable infrastructureHorizontal and vertical integrityRESOURCESRelease It!: Design and Deploy Production-Ready Software (Pragmatic Programmers) by Michael T. NygardArchitect Elevator by Gregor HohpeGregor Hohpe’s presentation at SummerSOC 2019DevOps Enterprise Summit Las Vegas - VirtualTIMESTAMPS[00:07] Intro[01:20] Mike Nygard’s speech[02:29] A story of despair and hope[03:55] Gene explains the joke[04:15] Back to Mike’s story[09:17] Military concept: manoeuvrability[14:12] Architect Elevator[16:50] Edge of Instability[17:55] DevOps Enterprise Summit 2020[19:32] War of attrition[20:47] Disposable infrastructure[22:59] Studying tempo[24:57] Horizontal and vertical integrity[28:52] What is the intent[32:44] Gene’s last observations[36:46] Outro

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