Chapter NineSPOC Step 1: Pipelines Objectives

In SPOC Step 1, Pipelines Objectives, you set the groundwork for a successful pipelines implementation. In many software projects this step is often skimped or overlooked entirely. But without a clear set of objectives—objectives that relate to your business—you’ll have no guidepost for your project, no way to focus your organization’s efforts, and no measuring stick to verify if you succeeded. This is all the more true when you’re considering an optimization methodology such as SPOC.

This step doesn’t have to be time-consuming. The time it takes depends on your project and its scope. However, it is critical, and not only will it ensure the success of your project, it will also ensure the ...

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