Do you think like a lawyer, a scientist, or an engineer?

Originally published in InfoQ Key Takeaways The challenge in tech and business is to collectively improve our understanding and ability to act for the benefit of ourselves and others. Therefore, the intellectual humility of a scientist, the ethical sensibilities of a lawyer, and the creativity of an engineer are all …

DevSecOps Can Address the Challenges of Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC)

Originally Published in The New Stack It’s easy to see DevOps as something relevant only within IT. But DevOps can be a key aspect of supporting GRC (governance, risk, compliance) needs for the broader organization. This gives context to IT improvements and gives IT a seat at the table in …

The Cases for DevOps

Originally published in DigitalisationWorld Organisations continually hold in tension innovation and stability. Every business needs to innovate and develop new functionality for their customers and employees. To do this, they build and customise applications. This is the role of the Development team (Dev). Those same organisations also need existing systems …

Checklist for Debugging Salesforce Deployment Errors

Originally published on Salesforce Ben Knowing how to resolve deployment errors is a critical skill for any Salesforce Developer because they are both frequent and time-consuming to debug. Deployment errors are extremely common. When deployments are delegated to one or two people, they naturally develop this skill. But when adopting …

What makes great DevOps teams tick?

Originally ghost-written as Sanjay Gidwani for the Enterprisers Project The principles of DevOps go beyond just improving software development processes. They also help foster stronger, more productive teams Perhaps the most influential development philosophy of the last decade, DevOps brings together insights in psychology, sociology, technology, and economics, enabling IT teams to …