Driving DevOps with Value Stream Management
Value Stream Management (VSM) opens the door to maximizing the ROI on your DevOps pipeline investments by improving flows and eliminating waste. Most importantly, VSM and DevOps together deliver value stream improvements across enterprises for a competitive advantage in our digital world. Driving DevOps with Value Stream Management provides a comprehensive review and analysis of industry-proven VSM methods and tools to integrate, streamline, and orchestrate activities within a DevOps-oriented value stream.
You’ll start with an introduction to the concepts of delivering value and understand how VSM methods and tools support improved value delivery from a Lean production perspective. Next, the book covers the complexities of implementing modern CI/CD and DevOps pipelines and then guides you through an eight-step VSM methodology with the help of a use case showing an Agile team’s efforts to install a CI/CD pipeline.
This book is free from marketing hype, or vendor bias yet introduces the leading VSM tool vendors and the customer use cases that showcase their products’ strengths. As you advance through the book, you’ll learn four approaches to implementing a DevOps pipeline and get guidance on choosing the best fit.
Finally, you’ll learn how to apply VSM practices to identify improvement opportunities across all development and operational value streams to discover areas where digital innovations can help drive competitive advantage.