- Weisbach: "when I took over Mercury Quality Center & ALM: 20 yr product, over 300 engineers, most w/10+ yrs on product: avg release 1.5yrs;
- Weisbach: "engineers were organized by tech: biz logic, UI, platform; yes, the way we used to do things..." (laughter)
- Weisbach is Ruly Weisbach, Director of R&D, HPE; "Octane was SaaS first, MVP, 6 months; 2 week prod push
- @RulyWeisbach: "My experience: best way to build: vertical teams, each responsible for specific domain; I tried to explain the benefits of reorg
@DOESEUR: #ALM Octane at @HPESoftware @RulyWeisbach #does17 https://t.co/ladKbu6Phq
- @Ruly_Weisbach: "I explained: it will be better than building software layer by layer, will drive culture change, within and between teams..."
- @RulyWeisbach: "My managers were unwilling to accept the change; refused to change; - RT @DOESEUR: .@RulyWeisbach faced some push back when trying to change the model @HPESoftware #does17 #devops https://t.co/Nu6rniSb0k
- - RT @simonejomoore: When they realise Agile in a layered model is not as fun as they thought…Enter @Ruly_Weisbach to make it better! #DOES17 London
- RT @cb160: Trying to do agile without changing teams is a challenge #DOES17 https://t.co/YP34C9dfqV
- @Ruly_Weisbach: "Even tiniest functionality took 2 hour meeting with 12 managers: UI, biz logic, platform, architects..."
- @Ruly_Weisbach: "Most of our time is not how to build best software: instead, we talked about how to manage ourselves...
- @Ruly_Weisbach: "2 months later, I started to visit our devs teams... they said, 'Rudy, can you please take us off this project
- @Ruly_Weisbach: "Ruly, we're not coding fun things; we're in meetings all day. it's like an assembly line we don't understand anything
- @Ruly_Weisbach: "Rush, you are probably the worst manager we've ever had."
- @RulyWeisbach: "Engineers wanted the change; it was the managers that were the problem."- RT @GBartolini_: RT @Donkdanks: How hard can it be 😂 #DOES17 https://t.co/8tnj3Z5cPR
- @Ruly_Weisbach: "After reorg, productivity doubled; engineers were happy"
- Gershoni: "The big infosec divide: Builders vs. Defenders
Gershoni: "Our analysis for big builders/defenders disconnect: big contributing factor: we didn't share the same tools- RT @rvodden: RT @cb160: Next up: Applying Devops to the core of the UK's biggest it estate with Mayank Prakash #DOES17 https://t.co/Fe1YFsjEHV
Prakash: "Whopping amount of money we manage: 1.7 trillion GBP; 50 million lines of code, written over decades; 200 million phone calls
Prakash: "DWP: higher sense of purpose brings 90K fellow employees to work, among highest rates of employee satisfaction
@MayankPrakash showing value DWP provides to citizens, some of the most vulnerable parts of the population
RT @simonejomoore: Fabulous that @MayankPrakash shows real value of what they do thru the mouth of truth - their customers! #Does17
@MayankPrakash: "- RT @julian_wood: Department of Work and Pensions has 90,000 desktops, £176b budget. Largest govt department. #DOES17
@MayankPrakash: "I find myself thinking I'm the luckiest person on planet: overlap between being being a geek & my passion; nothing against lawyers in world
@MayankPrakash: "My ultimate wish: never use the words 'the business', that disqualifies us from the org that we serve; we own biz outcomes- RT @theitskeptic: Remove the "and" from "business and technology".
@MayankPrakash: "We've always broken ground; in 1950s, among first to use business machines (now called computers); now doing the same w/DevOps principles
@MayankPrakash: Keep Calm and Love Badgers: (sign of banner hanging out in UK DWP offices)
@MayankPrakash: "DevOps has unleashed chaos in our organization; but we anchor everything in our 4 DWP core values
@MayankPrakash: "DWP core values: Curious to learn; Inclusive across teams; Outcomes focused; Design thinking