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Driving DevOps with Value Stream Management

By : Cecil 'Gary' Rupp
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Driving DevOps with Value Stream Management

By: Cecil 'Gary' Rupp

Overview of this book

Value Stream Management (VSM) opens the door to maximizing your DevOps pipeline investments by improving flows and eliminating waste. VSM and DevOps together deliver value stream improvements across enterprises for a competitive advantage in the digital world. Driving DevOps with Value Stream Management provides a comprehensive review and analysis of industry-proven VSM methods and tools to integrate, streamline, and orchestrate activities within a DevOps-oriented value stream. You'll start with an introduction to the concepts of delivering value and understand how VSM methods and tools support improved value delivery from a Lean production perspective. The book covers the complexities of implementing modern CI/CD and DevOps pipelines and then guides you through an eight-step VSM methodology with the help of a use case showing an Agile team's efforts to install a CI/CD pipeline. Free from marketing hype or vendor bias, this book presents the current VSM tool vendors and customer use cases that showcase their products' strengths. As you advance through the book, you'll learn four approaches to implementing a DevOps pipeline and get guidance on choosing the best fit. By the end of this VSM book, you'll be ready to develop and execute a plan to streamline your software delivery pipelines and improve your organization's value stream delivery.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Section 1:Value Delivery
Section 2:VSM Methodology
Section 3:VSM Tool Vendors and Frameworks
Section 4:Applying VSM with DevOps

Dealing with corporate implementation mandates

DevOps is such a critical business enabler that chief and line of business executives may push the transition via a corporate mandate without taking sufficient time to plan, prepare, and budget the initiative to support an enterprise-scale deployment. When this occurs, the best DevOps implementation strategy is to go with DevSecOps as a Service (DaaS). The IT department does not need to implement DevOps tools and maintain integrated toolchains to get started. And, when driven by corporate mandate, the decision-makers may not be aware of the technical implementation options, tools and toolchain alternatives, configuration and integration requirements, costs, and other issues.

DaaS is a multitenancy implementation concept. The term software multitenancy refers to a software architecture in which the software runs on at least one server, but more often on many virtualized servers and serves multiple tenants (customers). DaaS examples include...