Failure is Always An Option: How a Blameless Culture Leads to Better Results

After his podcast interview about blameless postmortems with Richard Campbell of RunAsRadio, DevOps evangelist Jason Hand sat down with me to talk more about blame, the benefits of transparency, and the problems with root cause analysis. JK: In the podcast, you discuss the concept of a blameless culture. What takeaways would you share? JH: The concepts of a “blameless culture” or a “just culture” are part of the same conversation. We talk about those ideas a lot within our industry, but they are even more prevalent…
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Continuous Support: An Important But Overlooked Part of the DevOps Lifecycle

The world of software development, delivery, and support has changed radically in the past 15 years. Though Agile was initially a huge conceptual, procedural, and cultural leap, today it is widely accepted as the standard process for software development. Agile’s rapid build and deployment cycles deliver the most valuable functionality more quickly. However, it places new stresses on the people and systems responsible for quality and uptime. Enter DevOps. DevOps is a large, loosely defined set of processes that promote the collaboration of development and…
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AWS re:Invent

The largest global cloud computing conference. Re:Invent 2016 will give increased opportunities to connect, engage, and learn about AWS solutions. The conference will take place Monday November 28 to Friday December 2, 2016 at the Encore, The Mirage, and The Venetian. Click here to learn more   

DevOpsDays Nashville

DevOpsDays is coming to Nashville! There will be two days of great talks and breakout sessions. The conference will take place Thursday November 10 and Friday November 11, 2016 at the aVenue. Click here to learn more 

DevOps Enterprise Summit

DevOps Enterprise Summit is a conference for the leaders of large, complex organizations implementing DevOps principles and practices. The goal is to give leaders the tools and practices they need to develop and deploy software faster and to win in the marketplace. Click here to learn more   

DevOpsDays Madison

DevOps Days is coming to Madison, WI! Click here to learn more

DevOpsDays Ohio

DevOps Days will be coming to Shadowbox Live in Columbus, Ohio! Click here to learn more

DevOpsDays Philadelphia

DevOpsDays is coming to Philadelphia! With ignite talks, Open Space breakout sessions, and talks these two days will be full of content! The conference will take place Wednesday October 26 and Thursday October 27, 2016 at the Chemical Heritage Foundation. Click here to learn more 

DevOpsDays Kansas City

DevOpsDays is coming to Musial Theater Heritage in Kansas City! Where large enterprise software companies and a growing startup community are fueled by the fastest internet in the world. The conference will take place Thursday October 20 and Friday October 21, 2016 at the Musical Theater Heritage. Click here to learn more


PuppetConf is a unparalleled opportunity to hang out with the amazing team behind the products you use every day. Learn from your Puppet community members how to drive change across your infrastructure, your team, and your organization’s culture. Click here to learn more