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Part 4: Process Mining to Implement Better DevOps

Part 4:  Process Mining to Implement Better DevOps In the previous articles, we introduced process mining, reviewed a case study, and examined the benefits realized by organizations, projects, and teams using process mining tools to understand their process mining tools. Here’s another real-life example from a successful project: The Scenario:  A large Department of Defense…

Part 3: Process Mining to Implement Better DevOps

Part 3:  Process Mining to Implement Better DevOps As a software project manager or developer, you know that to really understand what is going on, you need the details. Process mining delivers the details automatically using information collected from your project’s tools. In the previous articles on process mining, we looked at a specific example…

Guide to CMMI

All About CMMI Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) is a bit of a mouthful. The tongue-twisting pronunciation isn’t exactly helped by an equally tangled list of concepts, definitions, and associations. In most industry guides to CMMI, you find terms like “generic practice elaborations,” “discipline amplification,” “subpractice”, and “staged and continuous representations” — terms that sound…

Part 2: Process Mining to Implement Better DevOps

Part 2:  Process Mining to Implement Better DevOps In part 1 of this series, we looked at how mining and analyzing process data automatically captured from the toolchain can help a project improve its performance and implement DevOps. Here’s a real-life case study that illustrates the benefits of process mining. The Scenario—A program that is…

Process Mining to Implement Better DevOps

Part 1: Process Mining to Implement Better DevOps Sage business gurus tell us that what gets measured gets done.  But how, exactly, to measure success?  Agreeing on what and how to measure is challenging.  Even more so, turning measurement into action without producing unwanted side-effects is . . . almost impossible. In this four-part series,…

Guide to Process Improvement

All About Process Improvement If there were a process-improvement star to wish upon, it would likely hear a lot of the following: How can I nurture more productivity, efficiency, and innovation across my organization — yet do so realistically, with changes beneficial for all? Wishful thinking–be gone! A business process improvement strategy will connect the…

Guide to DevOps

DevOps Plenty of software companies strive to employ best practices to integrate team processes, patch glitches, and ultimately create a superior product. These companies aim to do these things, but they achieve those goals with varying degrees of success. That’s where DevOps steps in. How to define DevOps? Focused on a systematic approach to integrating…

All About Business Process Consulting

Business Process Consulting You hear the words so often, you can’t help but begin to drown them out. Streamlining systems. Leveraging resources. Pivoting outputs. Strengthening core competencies.  Value.  Right the first time and every time.  These business buzzwords might be easy to parody, yet their omnipresence across industries speaks to an undeniable significance. What’s going…

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