Practical Devops #2: On Shaming and Blaming

Finding the root cause As I often state when I do talks or courses on the topic of DevOps, I’m a firm believer that DevOps has very little to do with technology, and a whole lot to do with culture. We, as developers, are often very good at performing root cause analysis and present a conclusion whenever things go south. Usually, we’re also as good at pinning that mistake onto someone, whether it’s a colleague or ourselves.