Pipeline Driven
Pipeline Driven
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Last updated on 2019-06-10

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A Pipeline Driven Organization is operating around the idea that automated pipelines make the important IT decisions:

  • When is it OK to deploy a new version?
  • Is a feature working?
  • When and how to deploy a new environment
  • When to rollback (or forward) a new version
  • Are we compliant and secure?
  • Is the code releasable?
  • Are the infrastructure changes OK?

In traditional organizations, even though automated pipelines may exist, they do not make the important & continuous IT decisions. Humans do.

In a pipeline based organization, experts from various categories of work spend their time teaching the pipelines how to make proper decisions (using automated specialized tests). In this way they can trust the pipeline enough to let it make the decisions instead.

About the Author

Roy Osherove
Roy Osherove

Roy Osherove is the author of The Art Of Unit Testing, and has been in leadership roles for most of his professional life, acting as team lead, CTO and architect in many places. He's had many failures to learn from but also some great successes, that he likes to share by doing training courses and mentoring. You can read his blog at 5whys.com

Table of Contents

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      • About the Author
  • 1. Pipeline Troubles
    • 1.1 The Holy Grail of Continuous Delivery
    • 1.2 Pipelines
      • Tasks
      • CI/CD Servers
    • 1.3 Human Bottlenecks
      • Moving on Slowly
      • Different Folks, Different Strokes
      • Hot Potato Relay Race
    • 1.4 Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt
    • 1.5 What’s the Worst that could Happen?
    • 1.6 Where the buck stops
    • 1.7 Summary
  • 2. From Driving Pipelines to Pipeline-Driven
    • 2.1 What it’s not
    • 2.2 Definition
    • 2.3 Tactical vs. Strategic Judgements
      • Pipelines are Tactical
    • 2.4 Benefits
      • Faster Judgements
      • Reducing Stress & Anxiety
      • Enabling True Continuous Delivery
    • 2.5 You want me to let a pipeline make decisions?
    • 2.6 Teaching a Pipeline to Drive
    • 2.7 Red-Green Tactical Decisions
    • 2.8 No Middle Ground
    • 2.9 Summary
  • 3. New Skills for a New World
    • 3.1 Knowledge Silos & Skills
    • 3.2 Knowledge of combine rules, regulations and issues

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