DevOps for the Modern Enterprise: Winning Practices to Transform Legacy IT Organizations

October 30, 2020
DevOps for the Modern Enterprise: Winning Practices to Transform Legacy IT Organizations

Many organizations are facing the uphill battle of modernizingtheir legacy IT infrastructure. Most have evolved over the years bytaking lessons from traditional or legacy manufacturing: creating aproduction process that puts the emphasis on the process instead ofthe people performing the tasks, allowing the organization to treatpeople like resources to try to achieve high-quality outcomes. Butthose practices and ideas are failing modern IT, wherecollaboration and creativeness are required to achievehigh-performing, high-quality success. Mirco Hering, a thoughtleader in managing IT within legacy organizations, lays out aroadmap to success for IT managers, showing them how to create theright ecosystem, how to empower people to bring their best to workevery day, and how to put the right technology in the driver's seatto propel their organization to success. But just having the rightmethods and tools will not magically transform an organization; thecultural change that is the hardest is also the most impactful.Using principles from Agile, Lean, and DevOps as well as first-handexamples from the enterprise world, Hering addresses the differentchallenges that legacy organizations face as they transform intomodern IT departments.