It’s all too common for IT organizations to become compartmentalized. Each segment of the organization develops tunnel vision around their particular tasks and biases around their own tooling. For today’s fast-paced web businesses, the inability to effectively orchestrate all of it’s increasingly dynamic parts leads to slow and unreliable operations.
This presentation will examine, through examples of actual high performing organizations, what “well orchestrated operations” means and what it takes to achieve. We’ll examine both the cultural and tooling requirements as well as the necessary measurements for success.
1. What do we mean by “orchestration”.
2. What exactly are the boundaries of “Operations”?
3. Set a culture of orchestration: “You can’t incentivize what you can’t measure”.
4. Tooling and automation brings orchestration to life
5. A survey of current trends that are promoting orchestration:
John Willis has worked in the IT management industry for more than 30 years. Prior to joining Enstratius, Willis was the VP of Solutions for DTO Solutions where he led the transition to a new suite of automated infrastructure and DevOps solutions. Prior to DTO Solutions. Willis was the VP of Training & Services at Opscode where he formalized the training, evangelism, and professional services functions at the firm. Willis also founded Gulf Breeze Software, an award winning IBM business partner, which specializes in deploying Tivoli technology for the enterprise. Willis has authored six IBM Redbooks for IBM on enterprise systems management and was the founder and chief architect at Chain Bridge Systems.
President of DTO Solutions. Editor of dev2ops.org
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