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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

Chapter 15: Defining the Appropriate DevOps Platform Strategy

  1. "Instill the mindset that DevOps is a cultural movement for the whole organization and design value stream teams that practice DevOps."
  2. Solution delivery, DevSecOps, data DevOps, Multi solutions support, Common IT operations, and business operations.
  3. Chief or line of business executives support the funding of the initiatives, allocate sufficient resources, and hold people responsible for achieving identifiable and measurable outcomes with timeframes, budgets, and ROIs that justify the effort.
  4. How their IT managers and executives are tired of spending money on IT without showing value across the rest of the organization.
  5. In CI/CD and DevOps pipelines, we can automate the deployment of new releases through configurations implemented as code in the form of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and Configuration as Code (CaC).
  6. Building a custom DevOps platform, purchasing a cloud-based DevOps-as-a-Service...