When OpenOrg meets DevOps

Exploring cultures of agility and blamelessness

In October, the OpenOrg and DevOps communities joined forces for an #OpenOrgChat.

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October's #OpenOrgChat brought together members of the open organization and DevOps communities for rapid-fire discussion of the ways organizational cultures are changing. Miss it? Read the recap below.

Q1: How would you describe DevOps in a single tweet?

Q2: What is "agility" and why is it so important to teams and orgs today?

Q3: What the relationship between your team's tools and its culture?

Q4: What is a culture of "blamelessness" and why is it important today?

Q5: What important lessons can TheOpenOrg learn from teams practicing DevOps?

Q6: What role does management play in implementing a more bottom-up approach to IT?

Q7: What strategies for lowering barriers to collaboration have you found to be most effective?

Q8: TheOpenOrg reacts to hierarchy; DevOps reacts to waterfall. What do these outmoded systems have in common?

Q9: How can you act as an effective change agent in your organization?

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The Open Organization - The Open Organization aims to reshape the future of management and collaboration in companies and organizations who want to transform the way they do business. Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst wrote The Open Organization: Igniting Passion and Performance about his leadership transition from...