Ranger4 DevOps Blog

The Phoenix Project Game: Learning Outcomes

Posted by Helen Beal on Fri, Jun 14, 2019 @ 12:06 PM

It's a game, it's fun, it's playing, it's my favourite thing to do! It's not work then, is it? I mean, how can playing be serious and useful and result in a practical improvement? Here's how:

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Topics: Enterprise DevOps, DevOps Game, The Phoenix Project, Simulation Game, The Phoenix Project Game, Experiential learning

10 Top Tips for DevOps Cultural Change

Posted by Helen Beal on Tue, Nov 18, 2014 @ 11:11 AM

DevOps is commonly recognised to be primarily about creating a culture of effective and seamless collaboration but this is often the hardest piece to enact when it involves changing an existing culture (as opposed to creating a culture from scratch in a startup type environment and having the luxury of hiring individuals with certain mindsets and defining working practices from day one). So how can you change culture? Here are our top ten tips:

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Topics: DevOps Cultures, Enterprise DevOps, DevOps

Launching a DevOps Initiative in a Day

Posted by Helen Beal on Mon, Sep 22, 2014 @ 13:09 PM

We've developed a facilitated DevOps LiftOff Workshop to help organisations:

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Topics: Enterprise DevOps, DevOps

Enterprise DevOps: The Three H's

Posted by Helen Beal on Tue, Apr 8, 2014 @ 10:04 AM

Sure, there are examples of killer companies that are already DevOps Happy - but most of them were born that way. The Googles, Amazons, Facebooks, eBays and Etsys of the world were lucky to start their businesses at a time when they could build the technology in from day one. Other enterprises though have business models that didn’t start out being internet companies, even though they may be increasingly evolving that way.

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Topics: DevOps Cultures, DevOps Maturity, Enterprise DevOps