Stop missing out on collaboration opportunities by creating situation awareness

Yesterday, I was waiting for the train to arrive for my daily commute. After it pulled up to the station, a mother with a baby carriage tried to disembark. She struggled with the carriage while carrying a heavy bag, a second child pulling her arm. Naturally, I jumped in to help out and she was … Continue reading Stop missing out on collaboration opportunities by creating situation awareness

DevOps: Why Silos Suck And How To Break Them

Divide and conquer, Caesar's strategy to break huge problems down into smaller parts, is an outdated model for structuring teams and organizations. Breaking teams apart by area like development, QA, operations, product management, etc, creates silo like divisions of labor. Unfortunately, these divisions create so many "walls of confusion" between the silos that your speed … Continue reading DevOps: Why Silos Suck And How To Break Them