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Michael Cote

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What can you do when the pup of programming becomes the black dog of...

The DevOps community is focused on this thing called "culture". By this, I always take them to mean the processes, norms, and HR policy that an organization has in...

AIOps they did it again, played with your heart, new acronym shame

“So, let me ask you,” he said, smoothing out his goatee with one hand. “Five planes have been circling for hours, delayed. You can land one.” A long pause....

You’re in charge of change, and now you need to talk about DevOps hater...

Here you are, doing the DevOps so hard you've broken the spine of your DevOps Handbook, but Robin won't get with the whole "culture thing". Robin sits in the stand-up...

Great, we’re going to get DevOps-ed. So, 15 years of planning processes – for...

In large organisations, the question is rarely “what are these newfangled practices and technologies,” but more “how could we actually do them here?” DevOps* has been here nigh on 10...

The many-faced god of operational excellence, DevOps and now ‘site reliability engineering’

Someone's been kicking up the "NoOps" ant pile again. There it was, sitting there finally rebuilt after the annual upturning, and The Lord of Cartography, Simon Wardley says: "I...

‘Do the DevOps?’ No thanks! Not until a ‘blameless post-mortem’ really is one

What drives organisations to change their ways? What's the match that lights the powder keg of actually doing something new and different in IT? That's the question I usually...