Dave Mangot

Contributor

Dave Mangot is the principal at Mangoteque, and has successfully led DevOps transformations and operational maturity achievement at companies like Salesforce, Cable & Wireless and SolarWinds. He's held roles from system engineer to architect, and from tech lead to global director. He continues to help organizations making these transitions.

Not content to work only with unicorns, Dave has tackled some of the major cultural and structural impediments to Dev and Ops collaboration, and has been successful coaching organizations to new models of delivery, resulting in cost reductions, resiliency, efficiency, and much faster time to market. Between those and his best-selling video course, Mastering DevOps, he's improved the lives of thousands of IT professionals around the world.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Dave Mangot and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Managing work from the front

Make it a spreadsheet problem

Make it a spreadsheet problem

Making data-driven business decisions can change the entire equation.

How to bring order to chaos

How to bring order to chaos

When taking charge of an organization characterized by chaos, use these principles to help quickly turn the ship get things under control.

Organizing around the value stream

Organizing around the value stream

When working on multiple projects at once, it is hard to make good progress. If we organize around the value stream, then we can help the work to flow through our system.

Engineering the hiring of engineers

Engineering the hiring of engineers

Engineering is much more than just writing code – it’s about improving a system. By re-engineering our hiring processes, we can bring much-needed efficiency and results to the system.

Gedistribueerd, niet op afstand

Elk bedrijf kan een softwarebedrijf zijn, maar veel softwarebedrijven worden nu gedistribueerde softwarebedrijven.

Distributed, not remote

Distributed, not remote

Every company may be a software company, but many software companies are now becoming distributed software companies. By adopting an everyone remote culture, we can hire, empower, and enable employees, wherever they happen to be.

Plan the work, execute the work

Plan the work, execute the work

In our jobs, it’s not enough to be busy, we need to be productive. By being deliberate about choosing what to work on, we can make real strides for our product, our businesses and ourselves.

Maak van de juiste manier de makkelijkste manier

Vertel mensen niet wat ze moeten doen, laat ze het doen.

Maak van de juiste manier de makkelijke manier

A number of years ago, I had just started a new job in a leadership role, and I attended a senior leaders discussion, led by the Chief Information Security Office (CISO) of the company. There were various topics being covered, but...

Make the right way the easy way

Make the right way the easy way

If we want teams that are empowered to move quickly and safely, instead of giving them strict instructions on how to perform their jobs, we can make the right way the easy way, and allow the business to thrive.

Moving operations to ‘Simple’ with Cynefin

Moving operations to ‘Simple’ with Cynefin

Part of the responsibility of high-performing Operations teams is to keep the developers moving as fast as possible. Using the Cynefin framework, we have a way of characterizing our initiatives and shaping their outcomes, to achieve...

Load More