Appendix B. Where Am I on the Evolutionary Scale?
It's sometimes difficult to ascertain where your business sits on the CD and DevOps evolutionary scale; however, some simple questions can help you get a rough idea. For example, in relation to your business:
- Does it favor process over people?
- We don't have any processes worth mentioning, so I suppose it's people
- Do immoveable deadlines in project plans take precedence over delivering quality solutions incrementally?
- Yes, meeting deadlines is the only thing that matters
- We have flexibility to make small changes and replan to ensure that quality doesn't suffer
- We do whatever is needed to keep the customer happy
- Are your projects run with fixed timescales, fixed resources, and fixed scope, ...