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How I Built A Self-Service Automation Platform

The current buzz in the industry is how DevOps is changing the world and how the traditional role of operations is changing. Part of these discussions lead to building self-service automation tools which enable developers to actually deploy and support their own code. I want to discuss a little bit about the work I did at a previous company and how it changed the way the company did business.
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Managing A DevOps Team

Well first off I figured I would make that the title since that’s probably what people think I do these days, I manage a DevOps team. Well first off all if you have been following the DevOps movement there is no such thing as a DevOps team, so while it might help my resume to put “Manager of DevOps” it simply isn’t so, and I try not to lie about my work history. So why would I make a blog about “Managing A DevOps Team” when obviously I have no experience in doing so? Well I will tell you why…..

Today I was waiting around and doing some harmless googling and came across a great article called Devops Consulting: Why I Don’t I suggest if you haven’t read it yet you take out some time and do it and it gave me some great ideas for my next blog post.

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