Microservices for Managers: Part 1, System Thinking

Jul 17, 2019 by Riccardo Cefala

For consumers, the speed of technological progress is magical, because of what’s suddenly become possible: self-driving cars, same-day delivery, movies and television shows streamed to us anywhere, anytime.

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Microservices for Managers: Part 2, Amplify Feedback Loops

Jul 17, 2019 by Riccardo Cefala

As I described in my previous blog post on the key principles to guide a microservices project, the efficiency of the value chain determines costs, affects profit, and ultimately decides whether a business will reach its goals. It becomes very important to know if the changes we apply to the system—for example, the introduction of a microservice to implement a value-chain step—have positive or negative consequences on the overall system.

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Microservices for Managers: Part 3, a Culture of Experimentation and Learning

Jul 17, 2019 by Riccardo Cefala

In my previous two blog posts, I explored two principles that are at the heart of DevOps: systems thinking and amplifying feedback loops. In this post, we’ll discuss the third and final principle, a culture of experimentation and learning, which is the direct and most compelling effect of the first two principles.

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Why the 10x Engineer Myth Needs to Go

Jul 15, 2019 by Jamie Dobson

 

There was a whole kerfuffle on Twitter this weekend because someone posted about 10X engineers. I didn’t give it much thought. However, over the weekend, the noise just didn’t seem to stop, which got me thinking about the olden days and where this idea of a 10X engineer came from.

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How Your CI/CD Pipeline Reflects Your Organisation’s Structure

Jul 1, 2019 by Rafael Portela
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