“Everyone thinks they can define or change culture. That they can formulate the culture they want in their organization after years of this thing growing organically,” said JP Morgenthal (@jpmorgenthal), Director, Cloud Computing Practice for Perficient.
I have been thinking recently about where DevOps comes from and how it is adopted. Most adoption for DevOps seems to come from Operations engineers. Adoption is hard and is slow - especially when it comes to culture.
DevOps is a marriage between tools and culture. If you are just using the tools that you heard about at a recent DevOps Days and not also embracing the culture (or at least working towards it) then you're not really "doing DevOps".
In my talk at Silicon Valley DevOpsDays last week, I wanted to bring about awareness, discuss some of the lessons learned, and offer some thoughts and tips about bringing DevOps to an organization. I've listed below five common barriers and ways to overcome them.