Outcomes / Plans / Actions

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVEWdatM8Uk&t=707s This is a reaction to "What Will The Next 10 Years Of Continuous Delivery Look Like?" by Dave Farley and Jez Humble, linked above. I adore Jez's books including "Accelerate", so I was thrilled to find a video they posted recently as part of the DeliveryConf conference. In life (and production deployments) we want specific Outcomes, so we have Plans to get the outcomes, which are a series of Actions. Unfortunately there's gaps everywhere. Our Actions don't necessarily result in the Outcomes we want. Our Outcomes give us information -- but very little -- to apply to another round of Plans. And so forth.So if we can't plan our way to get what we want, what do we do?We do everything (have Outcomes, via Plans, which are a list…
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tradeoffs of having a distributed company

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if y'all have a company and are considering making it mostly remote/distributed, track down talks by Mitchell "Hashicorp" Hashimoto. His co makes Vagrant and Terraform and Packer and Vault. Anyway he gave a talk in which he talked about having a mostly-distributed company. He said a lot of things were much cheaper (renting offices), but a lot of things were more expensive/awkward (per-site licensing for video equipment). Overall he called it "a wash" Here's the talk, recorded at Replicated in Culver City, CA => https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iV5doaYReyU
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