Slides for the Ignite talk "Seven Habits of Highly Effective DevOps", delivered at DevOpsDays Minneapolis on July 18, 2014, by Dave Stagner, founder of Congruence.
1.Seven Habits of Highly Effective DevOps Dave Stagner, Congruence http://congruence.io @davestagner
2. Inspired by Stephen Coveys Seven Habits of Highly Effective People 3. What does this have to do with DevOps? 4. Production and Production Capability 5. The Seven Habits (Independence) Habit 1: Be Proactive Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind Habit 3: Put First Things First 6. The Seven Habits (interdependence) Habit 4: Think Win-Win Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then Be Understood Habit 6: Synergize 7. The Seven Habits (Continuous Improvement) Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw 8. DevOps is a human process 9. Independence 10. Habit 1: Be Proactive Circle of concern Circle of influence 11. Habit 2: Begin with the end in mind Imagination and conscience 12. Habit 3: Put First Things First Urgent Not Urgent Important Crisis Planning Not Important Interruptions Distractions 13. Interdependence 14. Habit 4: Think Win-Win Integrity Maturity Abundance Mentality 15. Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then Be Understood Empathic Listening 16. Habit 6: Synergize The whole is greater than the sum of its parts 17. Continuous Improvement 18. Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw The Upward Spiral: Learn, Commit, Do 19. We are techies. Its more comfortable to focus on technical solutions. DevOps is a team effort. Focus on interpersonal skills. 20. -Stephen Covey Manage from the left, lead from the right.