Webinar: How to Measure Developer Productivity with Metrics and More

Sep 13 – How to Measure Developer Productivity with Metrics and More Coming up soon I’ll be moderating a panel about developer metrics. We’ll have three actual practitioners, so what I’m looking forward to is how they actually apply and don’t apply the common DevOps-y metrics, how they put them in place, and how they …

[Link] Quiet quitting is a trend taking over TikTok and possibly your workplace – “pro-boss propaganda”

The idea that you should only do the work you’re paid to do, and instead take all that extra work and time to focus on yourself and family. The argument against this (that you should still put in 110%, instead of just 100% or even 80%) is: “It’s part of an overwhelming trend of pro-boss …

[Link] Anthony Bourdain How to Travel – Anthony Bourdain on How to Fly

Much advice around, of course, food. Turning away the airplane food is a good idea. On longer flights, brining some of your own food is probably a good idea – one I haven’t really figured out too well. That said the food in business class is just fine. Getting sleeping pills would be great, but …

[Link] Gartner Blog Network

Big sales deals require aligning all the different people at the buyer. With IT stuff, there’s always conflicting priorities and desires across different groups. When they don’t align, it drives 6+ months of delay to the sale. Worse, post-sale you’ll have trouble showing value (leading to renewal, buying again, expansion) as those teams battle it …

How to learn cloud native? Check out VMware Explore 2022

If you’re doing anything with programming, apps, or the software you build and use to run your organization, check out the sessions we have at VMware Explore 2022, coming up August 29th to September 1st. (It’s the new name for VMworld, same conference, though.) Browse the content catalog, and register if you’re interested.

The CI/CD Bottleneck

Don’t have real CI/CD in place? Check out the Tanzu Application Platform. Transcript 05 – No CI/CD 14 reasons why your digital transformation strategy probably will go poorly: the fifth reason. You probably don’t have true continuous integration and continuous deployment in place. What this means is that you’re not only automating the way that …