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Practical ways to increase operability within Continuous Delivery

  • Queen Elizabeth II Centre Broad Sanctuary London, England United Kingdom (map)

A talk at Continuous Lifecycle London:

Practical ways to increase operability within Continuous Delivery - Matthew Skelton

Continuous Delivery practices and a focus on software operability are central to high-performing organisations. What techniques and practices are effective for an increased focus on operability in a Continuous Delivery context?

Over the past few years I have helped many organisations to increase the focus on software operability as part of a move to Continuous Delivery. I will share my experience and techniques for improving operability, including:

  • How and why to test logging in a deployment pipeline

  • The UX of the Production Support team

  • The discussion template at

  • Run Book dialogue sheets

  • Tracking time and effort on operational features


Team Guide to Software Operability

Learn more about software operability in the book Team Guide to Software Operability, co-authored by Matthew Skelton, Alex Moore, and Rob Thatcher: