Successful tool adoption - low friction, high impact
11 Mar 2020
High performing teams & culture
Using Advanced’s adoption of Harness as an example the talk will cover the techniques and strategies used to drive adoption of the tool with minimal disruption to the teams while delivering the benefits of the tool and benefiting from shared knowledge, patterns and practices. After selecting Harness as our CD tool, we had the challenge of driving adoption of the tool across 100+, using over 20 programming languages from C, C++, Cobol, Progress to NodeJS, C#, Java and so many more. The talk will cover tips and techniques to successfully adopt new tooling in a way that drives success and realises the benefits quickly. How to ensure that teams feel empowered to adopt and use the tool in a way that both fits their own challenges while still using good practices and patterns from the wider community. How to drive adoption though communication and small success shared.
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