First showcased in a 2014 blog entry, and later the same year the artwork was pulled into the excellent Lean Enterprise: How High Performance Organizations Innovate at Scale book by Jez Humble, Barry O’Reilly, and Joanne Molesky.
Thinking of going direct to CD from your one release every hundred days starting position? That is a very challenging transition, so here’s what I normally do for clients:
Below is the 22-category PDF version of the chart zoomed out and ghosted, with the before and after depicted again:
All versions of this PDF (most recent first).
|Sep 15, 2017||2.8||lots of small improvements|
|Sep 4, 2017||2.7||Binary dependencies & integration sections added, and other small improvements|
|Aug 25, 2017||2.6||Major/minor branching model expanded and clarified, and other small improvements|
|Aug 10, 2017||2.5||Code freeze, pre-prod environments redone, note about pairing, sign-offs, build cops, release prep|
|Aug 7, 2017||2.4.2||Too many to list|
|Aug 8, 2014||1.0||Initial version (a page not a PDF)|
Make sure to check back as this is an ongoing project.