Used and Abused Figures of DevOps

In the world of Agile and DevOps we use many figures, charts and diagrams to argue and reason about our world and how we prioritize and make choices. You can’t say Agile without having drawn at least a few quadrants with axes scaling from “good” to “bad” or from “good” to “could have been better”.

Unfortunately many of these important visualizations are misunderstood at best and abused at worst. We go through coming figures and check our cognitive biases. For each figure we cover the misunderstanding, the consequence and ways to address this.




Johan Abildskov

I am a Continuous Delivery and DevOps consultant and teacher. I did not write the book on DevOps, but I did write the song for DevOpsDays Copenhagen. I help companies both with process and culture, ...