I’ve spent most of my career studying how organizations improve their software and trying to share it with outers. Nowadays, I also try to hustle up interest in Pivotal, of course.
Here’s what I’ve found so far, in different forms:
- A book that collects together the stories and successful tactics large organizations are using to get better at software. See also formal excerpts and the previous version (also in Chinese).
- A presentation - putting everything into one talk is impossible, but I speak on this topic frequently anyhow. There’s several versions, by length:
- Rethinking Enterprise Architecture - the role of enterprise architects is ill-defined in all of this, but vital for success. Here’s my rough notes on the part EAs play and how they need to change: recording and slides.
- What even is “culture”? - a large part of transformation is changing your culture, we’re told. What exactly is that and, more importantly, what are some tactics for doing it? Recording and slides.
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