Continuous Integration Toolkit

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Review the acceptance criteria with the Team (Software Engineers and Test Engineers) to ensure agreement on testability so the team can drive toward getting the right tests automated to support Continuous Integration.

More Uses of the Continuous Integration Toolkit:

  • Warrant that your planning helps the team to identify and implement tools to support Configuration Management, code health, Continuous Integration, automated deployment and production monitoring.

  • Devise: partner with platform and Engineering teams to integrate security controls into Continuous Integration, delivery and deployment processes.

  • Be accountable for managing Development Teams to build and deploy Micro Services based applications in cloud with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment tools and processes.

  • Methodize: design and develop automation to support Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration processes, analyze client workflows, and determine the best solutions for a successful enterprise Azure infrastructure.

  • Ensure you involve; collaborate with teams for implementing software best practices like Test Automation, Continuous Integration and deployment, and Test Driven Development.

  • Provide engineering mastery in operating service oriented architectures, Infrastructure as Code, Continuous Integration, continuous deployment, and continuous (resilient) operations.

  • Develop software and systems on Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration practices; establish monitoring and automation processes.

  • Ensure you control; understand and apply quality techniques and practices (automated unit testing, Test Driven Design/Development, Continuous Integration).

  • Provide technical and architectural guidance towards the automation solution that supports Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and Agile practices.

  • Be accountable for leveraging DevOps techniques and practices like Continuous Integration, continuous deployment, Test Automation, build automation and Test Driven Development to enable the rapid delivery of end user capabilities.

  • Drive: Identity and Access management application deployment / Continuous Integration identity federation Directory Services server infrastructure.

  • Investigate and introduce new technologies for enhancement of the performance, scalability, security and stability of the environment.

  • Be part of the maturation from Process Optimization through to developing automation to support Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration.

  • Carry out daily health check activities involving application checks, system checks, and database checks and related on production systems / servers.

  • Improve processes to lower failure rates of new releases and improve tools and processes to create a Continuous Integration environment.

  • Manage work with in the collaboration with developers to design and deploy new features Support the configuration deployment of the new tool releases.

  • Enable Digital Transformation by mentoring and training internal and client teams in Agile processes and other new skills to increase predictability, collaboration, and quality practices.

  • Support the rest of the engineering team in growing and maintaining the Infrastructure as Code / Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery.

  • Use your technical expertise and development skills to help implement the automation framework, develop related tools and scripts, integrate the system and tools with a Continuous Integration system.

  • Create strategies for building or improvement of Continuous Integration, Test Driven Development and production deployment frameworks.

  • Ensure you raise; build and maintain tooling that integrates with Open Source Version Control, Continuous Integration, Deployment management and container management systems.

  • Provide support to Software Development group, by contributing to implementation of a Continuous Integration process and automating manual processes.

  • Direct: Scrum, Kanban, DevOps, Continuous Integration, and how practical implementation can contribute to positive outcomes for your organization.

  • Ensure you have created and delivered workshops/training leading to organizational mindset shift in Agile practices and transformation with successful outcomes.

  • Support DevOps techniques as Continuous Improvement, Release Planning, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, continuous testing, and Continuous Monitoring and feedback.

  • Formulate: leverage automation to implement and manage security solutions that support Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery and security as code.

  • Provide leadership, business stakeholders and Product Management to ensure Engineering teams deliver on Business Needs in a consistent and predictable way.

  • Be accountable for maintaining an active Continuous Integration environment, developing system Configuration Management, good security practices and supporting production applications.

  • Ensure proper technology, tools, and testing processes (manual and automated) are in place and followed to allow Continuous Integration, testing and rapid delivery.

  • Be knowledgeable with Agile methodology and successful Agile techniques as User Stories, Continuous Integration, Agile estimation, etc.

 

Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Continuous Integration Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Continuous Integration related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Continuous Integration specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Continuous Integration Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a Data Driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...


STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Continuous Integration improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Is there an established Change Management process?

  2. How often will data be collected for measures?

  3. How do you define the solutions' scope?

  4. Is it possible to estimate the impact of unanticipated complexity such as wrong or failed assumptions, feedback, etc. on proposed reforms?

  5. Who should receive measurement reports?

  6. What training and capacity building actions are needed to implement proposed reforms?

  7. How do you identify the kinds of information that you will need?

  8. How do you maintain Continuous Integration's Integrity?

  9. What activities does the governance board need to consider?

  10. Are all Key Stakeholders present at all Structured Walkthroughs?


Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Continuous Integration book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Continuous Integration self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Continuous Integration Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Continuous Integration areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Continuous Integration Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline Data Protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:

 

STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Continuous Integration projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Continuous Integration Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Continuous Integration project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Continuous Integration project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Continuous Integration project team have enough people to execute the Continuous Integration project plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Continuous Integration project plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

 
Step-by-step and complete Continuous Integration Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Continuous Integration project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:


3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log


4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Continuous Integration project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance


5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Continuous Integration project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Continuous Integration project with this in-depth Continuous Integration Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Continuous Integration projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Continuous Integration and put Process Design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Continuous Integration investments work better.

This Continuous Integration All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.

 

Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.