Coordination: Traditional vs DevOps

Working in a DevOps team is extremely different from any other environments. In almost every aspect it’s different: culture, organization, roles, decisions and coordination. In this blog, I will zoom in one of these aspects. I will discuss the dimension of coordination.

Before talking about coordination in DevOps teams specifically, let’s have a deeper look in how activities are coordinated in an organization.

Essentially, we can say that there are two basic concepts on how we coordinate. In the below figure, professor Julian Birkinshaw, of the London Business School, shows these two aspects:

  1. Coordination achieved through Bureaucracy;
  2. Coordination achieved through Emergence.[...]

To read the whole post and interact, please visit the SogetiLabs blog: Coordination: Traditional vs DevOps

Ahmed Alarieqi
Ahmed Alarieqi
Test & Quality Engineer
+31 886 606 600