Maximize your Software Delivery Velocity + Value
You're aiming for DevOps nirvana, but do you know what's most affecting your Dev and Ops workflow, right now? Spoiler: It's not that you're missing a tool. You need visibility into what's slowing you down before you can automate your way through it.
Improvement needs to start where you are, so it's essential to visualize your current workflow in order to know where and how to invest. This is where The Visible Value Delivery System comes in. You'll get a clear picture of your unique value stream flow, top risks, gaps and opportunities and guidance towards your ideal future state. Ignore the unicorns, best practices and benchmarks. Let's get you improving from where you are right now.
Your team can deliver faster, happier, and with less friction.
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Value Delivery for Project and Product Teams
Streamline decisions, approvals and process toil
Boost buy-in, alignment and engagement
Build a culture of sharing, innovation and learning
Leverage the latest technology, where you'll see results
See results in hours, with no tool lock-in
Start seeing improvement instead of friction
full-service guidance and coaching for project and product teams
Let's talk results
Production Release And Rollback: 5 Hours Cut to 10 Mins
Production Deployment: Zero Automation to 80% Auto
Customer Onboarding: 1 Week dropped to 1 Hour
Customer Onboarding (Data/Integration): 6 Weeks Reduced to 4 Days
Capability Mapping: Removing Capacity Risk of 5 Teams in 1 Week
From startups to Fortune 100 companies
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We provide simple, powerful tools, and experienced, proven guidance tailored for large, complex, and complicated software organizations:
Value Stream Definition and Optimization
Actionable, clear Roadmaps
In-depth, Personalized Coaching
Value Stream Management
Org Capability + Health Dashboards
Team Capbility Dashboards
"I've worked here 16 years, this is the first time I've seen our real workflow end-to-end"
- Program Manager, Fortune 100 Healthcare Company
You can dramatically exceed your expectations
VISIBLE IS AN EXPERT IMPROVEMENT TEAM LED BY STEVE PEREIRA
Steve has been obsessed with process, optimization and visual learning my whole life. Over his long and varied career in tech he came to realize Value Streams are the key focus to unlock team alignment, velocity, value and sustainability. Paired with DevOps principles he has created an incredible toolset for continuous improvement.
20 YEARS in Tech:
Automation / Scale / Leadership / Compliance / Security
5 years DevOps consulting for Enterprise and Startup teams
Founding SaaS CTO:
Statflo (to $12M Series A, $5M ARR, 60 staff and SOC2/ISO)
Due diligence for enterprise deals in Telecom, Finance and Retail
Salesforce ISV partnership qualification + Accelerator alum
Top 10 Great Place to Work 2018
The DevOps Checklist (2014-)
"I highly recommend Steve for any organization or team who would like to hire his service as a DevOps influencer or DevOps consultant." Lakshmi - Director of Engineering, Leonardo Worldwide
What drives us:
SIMPLICITY - Minimal investment for maximum ROI
LEARNING - Consideration and experience for improvement
SHARING - Openly teaching, coaching and partnering
THE VISIBLE MISSION: Continuous value delivery for ambitious teams
full-service guidance and coaching for ambitious project and product teams
WE DELIVER VISIBLE SUCCESS
Visible specializes in elevating team performance with collaborative, clear and sustainable practices and tools that work incredibly well with agile, improving teams, and even better with struggling siloed teams.
Our goal is to move our clients ever higher in the success pyramid towards continuous adaptability, which will provide you agility, responsiveness and velocity beyond anything you've ever seen.
We'll take you from Red to Green faster than you ever thought possible, with the Visible Value Delivery System.
DEFINING VISIBLE SUCCESS
The Visible Value Delivery System provides not only the map of your current position, but the guidance to arrive at your desired future state, as quickly and effectively as possible. It’s like having Google Maps GPS instructions, for your improvement efforts.
The focus of everything Visible provides is Visible Success. We provide valuable, shareable outcomes from the very first meeting, with a unique emphasis on visibility and your current state. Most partners will rely on possible futures to convince you of an approach, ours is the only one that delivers positive ROI in minutes, hours and days. That focus on visible, immediate and continuous success is the core of what we offer.
The three primary contributions to that success are:
Value Delivered: Real, valuable improvements for every stakeholder and customer of your organization
Increased Alignment: Shared visibility and clarity combined with inclusive engagement and holistic improvement leaves participants feeling more aligned, empowered and energized to collaborate
Increased Performance: Waste and toil elimination is one of the immediate benefits of our approach, but as we progress, improvement targeted at your unique and immediate bottlenecks delivers dramatic results
We achieve those outcomes using 3 unique product and service offerings:
Value Stream Definition: Illustrating the flow and measurement of your software delivery current state
Capability Mapping: Defining and measuring your key capabilities, dependencies, risks and skill levels - directly linked to your value streams
Future State Definition: Creating a future state flow based on where you are and what you're capable of achieving in the next 2 quarters - directly linked to your current state and capabilities
Finally, Visible's 9 unique capabilities power our service offerings and your success:
Value Stream Definiton
Digitized Streams and Measurement
Opportunity + Risk Discovery
Skill Analysis + Ownership
Future State Definition
Defined + Illustrated Vision
Future Capability Planning
SEE THE VISIBLE VALUE DELIVERY SYSTEM
Initial Stream Assessment
Start your improvement effort in the right direction!
- Value Stream Thinking webinar
- Value Stream Identification videoconference
- Assessment Report of your value delivery environment:
— Team HealthCheck + capability overview
— Current value stream or process docs, assets, tools
Current State Value Stream Map
We work together to build out:
- Visible Stream Definition Workshop
- Digitized Value Stream:
— Step illustration
— Value Stream Detail: Ownership, Activities, Tooling, Artifacts + more
Measurement + Analysis
We run the numbers and dig into:
- Baseline metrics
- AVG/MAX Step timing + Lag
- Clear identification of your top 3 challenges/opportunities
Future State Delivery Coaching
I coach and guide your iteration towards your goals
- Leverage my lean improvement system and favourite tools
- Regular check-ins insure you keep making progress
- White glove introductions and special rates from my partners
- 20 years of transformation experience - 1 call away
VISIBLY TACKLE YOUR UNIQUE CHALLENGES
Visualize Your Next Win
How many people in your team know how and where you create value? How many could share it with other teams they depend on?
When it comes to making improvements, the biggest wins are often where we'd least expect, or dependent on others.
VALUE, FLOW, SUSTAINABILITY
A value stream map draws a clear picture, supported by data, to help you identify and share what's blocking or driving your efforts. Visible works with you to create a clear picture of workflow and timing to target waste and give you confidence to improve where it matters most.
Visible's Value Delivery System is a lean practice incorporating our unique approach to Value Stream Mapping, Capability Mapping and several other incredible techniques for delivering value faster and more effectively. It's specifically tailored to teams struggling through digital and DevOps transformation, but can drive huge improvements in digital and cloud-native businesses as well.
SHARE THE BIG PICTURE
By looking at both the big picture and detail of your value streams, we can identify what's holding you back, and what could make a huge impact on your bottom line. Often teams decide to automate or improve either what feels right or what industry leaders suggest, but your bottlenecks and challenges are unique to you, right now.
The Visible Value Delivery System is the best way to create dramatic improvements in workflow, tailored exactly to your unique set of current challenges.
Find out how your workflow and processes can level you up.
SEE WHERE IMPROVEMENTS AND AUTOMATION WILL MATTER
Reveal your next opportunity, and share it clearly
Get To Great
Read more about Value Streams and Value Stream Mapping on our Visible Thinking site
It seems everyone in the Agile, DevOps and Tech scene are talking about Value Streams in 2020, and for good reasons. Business and manufacturing folks have focused on value streams for decades...
I've always been a visual person, and used flow charts, swim lane diagrams and every other technique to analyze and share information. It's easy to look at a typical diagram and dismiss it as overly simplistic, idealistic or inaccurate...
As DevOps, systems thinking and continuous improvement become more common knowledge, more and more people are looking beyond those foundations to how they can be best applied...
This talk is the Value Stream Mapping 101 you never knew you needed for Software Development. I'll share the who, what, where, why, when and especially how of VSM.
Working in software can seem like wandering in the wilderness 😬
How do you know you're heading in the right direction?
With 70% of transformation efforts failing it pays to understand your surroundings, strengths, and gaps before you invest in what's next.
Read, see and watch more about Value Streams and Value Stream Mapping on our Visible Thinking site
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