Date published • 31st July 2018
Let's start with a couple of conversation topics (bear with me if you know them already, comment if you don't agree, feel free!):
Now, in the Salesforce world, there's a big lack of motivation embracing the DevOps culture, and I'll use this post to reason out why I think this happens. Please add to the comments and I'll keep updating.
For me, the major reason is that the culture is not there yet. As I mentioned earlier in the post, DevOps is mostly culture and ways of working, and for Salesforce, unfortunately, things are not there yet, and it's hard to implement the culture as a whole.
In my opinion, some causes for this lack of DevOps culture are the following:
After writing that list, things seem to be very bleak, but that's really not the case, as most of those are changing!
Below is a list of things everyone should do, in order to make it happen (I know I try to do this):
In the next parts of this series, I'll go deeper in the tools (part 2) and processes (part 3). Later on, I'll talk in more detail about DX and overall limitations, to finish up with my personal wish list and how I see the future, let's see how it goes, hope it's interesting for everyone.
Ivan, Head of Architecture
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