Extending DevOps Pipleline with DAVSC


Agile+DevOps – Extending the pipeline with DAVSC Take the  DAVSC Course Okay, maybe you have heard about, or started into the journey of DevOps, are your customers happier, your stakeholders delighted? I have some theories why this is not always the case and why for over five years I have spoken to folks at IBM, […]

Navigating DevOps Through Waterfalls – Book Launch

Book Launch – Past Event https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BI2-p-D_Srg&feature=youtu.be Navigating DevOps Through Waterfalls – Book Launch Our Book Launch as the publisher of Navigating DevOps Through Waterfalls with special Guests and Attendees! Get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this book and how this book can help your organization, with Scott Ambler, Donovan Brown, Jens Haeusser.   Hosted […]

Meet an Agent of Chaos, Agent #77

The Agents of Chaos describe Agent #77 as, the most congenial of the agents. He’s an industry expert which makes him the one that the CIOs/CEOs would really interact with. He’s the one who mostly represents the AoC to the outside world. He’s the business brain of the AoC because he’s a smooth operator. He’s […]

A Public Sector DevOps Story

A Public Sector DevOps Story A few years ago, several of my clients were engaged with “Agile” & “DevOps” projects with public sector Ministries.  Both my clients were consulting firms providing resources.  Both of the Ministries were under the assumption that Agile was working fast at a “special DevOps Lab location outside of their office,” […]

Tactec’s Agile+

Agile + To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines. Steve Jobs Organizations, whether a business, non-profit, or pubic service no longer continue to function as “Normal” as they have in the past. While Customers, Citizens, Consumers and Clients […]


Lifecycles Delivery Lifecycles what are they and why are they important? We need to be explicit about what we mean by a lifecycle, there is a lot of conflicting and overloaded stuff out there for words such as Agile, or DevOps or Lean or SCRUM and even the word lifecycle. When we say the word […]

Roles and Personas

Roles and Personas Roles There are many roles in Agile or DevOps teams, in our book we tackle a few roles and we use personas to understand from the user’s perspective the journey they are taking when using our software. Agent 77 (myself) and Agent 13 have different roles in our clients and organizations we […]