“As federal agencies approach DevSecOps adoption in their organizations, IT leaders across the government are encouraging a variety of approaches to change the cultural mindset behind the transformation…”
“On top of building a culture that fosters communication, NASA Applications Associate CIO Shenandoah Speers said training can also be valuable in getting teams on the same page.
‘Training is vital to any Agile, DevSecOps transformation, or any transformation really, because … we’re asking people to change the way they’ve operated for many years, and so having a training plan is absolutely necessary,’ Speers said. ‘We’ve adopted a framework called Scaled Agile Framework for Lean Enterprises, or SAFe, and within that framework it has a training plan that is outlined, so we have been following that training plan, both in adoption of our Agile, as well as DevSecOps culture and the mindset.’…”
“As part of team empowerment, enabling and embracing failure as a leader is also important.
‘Allow [your team] to hypothesize and test things and be okay with failure,’ Speers said. ‘Let them know that you are there with them as you go through this transformation. It’s okay that you don’t have all the answers. It’s okay that things don’t work out the way you think they’re going to work out at the beginning. As long as you learn from that failure. That’s the important thing, is learning from your failure, dust yourself off, reevaluate, and try again.’…” Read the full article here.
Source: How to Promote Adoption of DevSecOps Culture – By Melissa Harris, May 19, 2021. GovernmentCIO.
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