Does migrating to the cloud require a mindset change of your team?

via GIPHY We’ve all heard the success stories at firms that have grappled with automation. The dividends are legendary. Take Amazon themselves for example. By decoupling their teams, allowing each to grow independently and at their own pace, they’ve been able to scale massively. Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. One …

How organizations can move faster with devops – a16z Sonal Chokshi interviews Nicole Forsgren & Jez Humble

via GIPHY We hear a lot about devops these days, and the promise is temendous. It originally evolved out of Agile operations. But how to get those benefits at *my* organization? Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. How do we become a high performing organization, to move faster and build more …

Is a dangerous anti-ops movement gaining momentum?

I was talking with a colleague recently. He asked me … What do you think of the #no-ops movement that seems to be gaining ground? How is it related to devops? It’s an interesting question. With technologies like lambda & docker containers, the role & responsibilities & challenges of operations are definitely changing quickly. Join …

5 things I learned from Gif Constable about Talking to Humans

I was just scanning through AVC.com, Fred Wilson’s popular blog, and hit on a post about great reading material. In it was mentioned a free e-book by Gif Constable called Talking to Humans. Gif developed the Lean Launchpad curriculum, taught at Stanford, UC Berkeley, Columbia, UCSF, NYU & now hundreds of other universities worldwide. Join …

5 Things Frans Johansson says about innovation

You may not have heard of Medici before, but you’ve probably heard of the renaissance. The medici family hosted the round tables, the meetups, the social gatherings & mixers. They brought diverse artisans engineers & thinkers together, and the world hasn’t been the same since! b>Join 16,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. …

25 Rumsfelds Rules for Startups

Join 12,100 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. While we are still deep in the woods of a government shutdown, I thought it would be interesting to sum up some of our former Defense Secretary’s words of wisdom. Rumsfeld may not have done everything right, but some of his quotes are priceless. What’s …