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DevOps Consulting Overview 

Navigating the Complexities with Expert Guidance 

When I embarked on my journey as a DevOps consultant, I discovered that the vast landscape of DevOps could be as complex as it is fascinating. Brimming with potential for transformative change, this field is more than just a set of practices; it’s a gateway to operational excellence. 🚀 

Embarking on the DevOps Journey 🧭 

In 2010, my odyssey began when I moved to the US and joined a boutique consulting firm. Fast forward to today, and I’m still unravelling the intricacies of DevOps, only now I’m sharing this knowledge directly with you. 

Understanding DevOps: It’s Not Just Tooling 🛠️💡  

DevOps isn’t solely about the tools we use; it’s about the culture, the processes, and how these elements harmonise to produce better software faster and more reliably. From conducting workshops to having deep-dive conversations, the aim is to foster an understanding that resonates at all levels of an organisation. 

Tailored DevOps Consulting: Your Needs, Our Expertise 👨‍🏫🎯  

Here’s a snapshot of what my DevOps consulting can look like: 

  • Interactive Workshops: Immersive experiences to get teams hands-on with DevOps principles. 
  • Leadership Alignment: Facilitating conversations with leadership teams to drive top-down transformation. 
  • Azure DevOps Specialisation: Leveraging my experience as a Microsoft MVP to help those ingrained in the Microsoft ecosystem. 

Broadening Horizons Beyond Microsoft 🌐✨  

Yes, there’s often a ‘Microsoft tint’ to the work due to my background, but DevOps is agnostic. Jira, TeamCity, and Jenkins – these are tools I’ve danced with, and the principles applied remain consistent across the board. 

State of Your DevOps: The Report Card 📊📝  

Some organisations seek clarity on where they stand. That’s where I step in with an analysis akin to a ‘DevOps report card’, identifying strengths, opportunities for improvement, and the critical next steps to elevate your practices. 

Provoking Positive Change 🔄🌟 

Consulting isn’t about prescriptive advice; it’s about conversation and provocation. Whether it’s a Swiss manufacturing giant or a fledgling startup, the essence of my role is to engage, question, and challenge, steering you towards better outcomes. 

Technical Support & Code Writing: Yes, I Still Do It! 👨‍💻🔧 

I’ve not left my coding days behind. I continue to support and innovate with tools that facilitate data migration in Azure DevOps, ensuring that your data works for you, not against you. 

The Essence of DevOps Consulting: Broad, Deep, and Personal 🌊🤝 

In essence, my approach to DevOps consulting is as varied as the needs of my clients: 

  • Technical Troubleshooting: From the nitty-gritty of CI/CD pipelines to deployment strategies. 
  • Cultural Shifts: Navigating the people aspect, which is as crucial as the technical. 
  • Continued Learning: Engaging in ongoing dialogues to refine and adapt practices. 

Why Choose DevOps Consulting? 🤷‍♂️💡 

 Why invest in DevOps consulting? Because it’s about making lasting improvements, building robust processes, and fostering a culture where continuous delivery and improvement aren’t just buzzwords; they’re a reality. 

If you’re looking to harness the full power of DevOps, remember it’s not just about installing a tool or ticking a box. It’s a journey of improvement, efficiency, and cultural change.  

And that journey, as your DevOps consultant, is one I’m here to navigate with you. 

OUR TEAM

We believe that every company deserves high quality software delivered on a regular cadence that meets its customers needs. Our goal is to help you reduce your cycle time, improve your time to market, and minimise any organisational friction in achieving your goals.

naked Agility Limited is a professional company that offers training, coaching, mentoring, and facilitation to help people and teams evolve, integrate, and continuously improve.

We recognise the positive impact that a happy AND motivated workforce, that has purpose, has on client experience. We help change mindsets towards a people-first culture where everyone encourages others to learn and grow. The resulting divergent thinking leads to many different ideas and opportunities for the success of the organisation.