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[Slides] In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in DesOps World B.B.Autonomus College, Chandikhol (2018)

This is a paper presented by Samir Dash at Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur, Odisha (http://bbmchandikhole.org/) on 16 July 2018 This UGC seminar session was an attempt to understand, from a non-traditional lens, the relevance of critical theory in context to today’s ever-changing technology space that is …
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Introduction to DesOps: Design thinking as a way of life [Source: Open-Org]

A successor to DevOps would place design at the center of value creation. Call it “DesOps.” In general, though, the tighter integration of design principles into all phases of development processes is becoming more common—something we might call “DesOps.” This mode of thinking, “Design Operations,” is a mindset that some …
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DesOps is “DevOps 2.0” [Source: RHD Blog]

Any typical software product that is delivered involves many complex as well as divergent technologies, processes, people, and visions. Though software delivery mostly happens with team members segmented into two major groups—developers and designers—ultimately, the best outcome always depends on how the two teams communicate with each other and how efficiently …
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DesOps – The Next Wave in Design [Source: RHD Blog]

DesOps, aka. DesignOps, refers to an approach to design that is inspired by the culture of DevOps. In this and the following posts, we will explore, the practical approaches for:
  • How to prepare for the next wave in design that compliments the DevOpsconcepts of a cultural shift, collaboration, and automation.
  • We will also see what solutions …
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DesOps Culture is Essentially a Culture of the Open Organization

Almost 18 years back, while being at a Arts collage with with specialization in Critical Theory, I was first introduced to the idea how multiple disciplines converge together, in order to make more meaningful contribution towards the areas like literature and poetry and films, which touches and excites human emotions …
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Talk at DevConf’18 : DesignOps – Prepare Today for Future of Design!

Topic: DesignOps – Prepare Today for Future of Design! Date & Time: 2:15PM – 2:45PM on 5 August 2018 Venue:  Christ University – Bengaluru, India Event: DevConf.in 2018 is the second free annual community conference sponsored by Red Hat for Developers, System admins, DevOps engineers, Testers, Documentation writers and other contributors to open source technologies. It …
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In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in DesOps World

Topic: In Search of Truth: At the Crossroad of Critical Theory and Technology in DesOps world Date: 16 July 2018 Venue: Department of English, Baba Bhairabananda Autonomous Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur, Odisha (http://bbmchandikhole.org/) Abstract: The session is an attempt to understand, from a non-traditional lens, the relevance of critical theory in context to today’s ever-changing technology space …
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External Post – DesOps is “DevOps 2.0”

DesOps is “DevOps 2.0” . Read it at Red Hat Developers Blog here – https://t.co/sBBhKsSpoQ … With recent software delivery processes, for example, the Agile process and Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD)of code, the DevOps approach provided a faster highway to ensure faster delivery with low risks. So the …
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[Paperback ]: The DesOps Enterprise -Re-invent Your Organization  : (Volume 1) The Overview & Culture

Paperback on DesOps  The DesOps Enterprise -Re-invent Your Organization  : (Volume 1) The Overview & Culture By Samir Dash Published on : 5 June 2018 Get the paperback from:  http://a.co/cdPAwPU In this three-part book series, we will be touching upon the practical approaches on how to prepare for this next-wave in service-design …
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New Book – The DesOps Enterprise: [Volume 1] The Overview & Culture (Paperback & Kindle)

To be available on Amazon on 5th June 2018 The DesOps Enterprise: The Overview & Culture – Re-invent Your Organization By Samir Dash In this three-parts book series, we will be touching upon the practical approaches on how to prepare for this next-wave in service-design of that compliments DevOps in the …
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Team’s Vicious Circle and Avoiding the Organization Turning into a Pack of Zombies

On the theoretical level, the interaction can be modelled based on various entities like tasks(i.e. activities users perform to reach their goals), dialogues (i.e. interaction between user with users and machines and vice versa ), rules or instructions (i.e collection of behavioural instructions ) and states (i.e. conditions present in the system ) etc. Broadly, the interactions in …
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Infographic: The Full-Stack Roles in DesOps

Infographic: The Full-stack Roles in DesOps : DesOps.io from Samir Dash ©2018,”The Full-stack Roles in DesOps” by Samir Dash. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International License. Download PDF from https://www.slideshare.net/MobileWish/infographic-the-fullstack-roles-in-desops-desopsio Typically the phrase “full-stack” (or full-stack developer) refers to someone who is someone comfortable and could single-handedly tackle every …
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Engineering and Design Processes: Usability Engineering vs. Usability Design

(Originally first published on July 2, 2014 at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20140702065138-9377042-engineering-and-design-processes-usability-engineering-vs-usability-design/ ) Also, this article is a part of the title UX Simplified: Models & Methodologies by Samir Dash (ISBN: 978-1-3115-9110-4 / ASIN: B00LPQ22O0 ).  Available at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LPQ22O0/ Usability Engineering Usability Engineering began to emerge as a distinct set of “professional practice” in the mid- to late 1980s. The majority …
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User-Centered Systems Design (UCSD)

(Originally first published on July 2, 2014 at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20140702065559-9377042-user-centered-systems-design-ucsd/ ) Also, this article is a part of the title UX Simplified: Models & Methodologies by Samir Dash (ISBN: 978-1-3115-9110-4 / ASIN: B00LPQ22O0 ).  Available at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LPQ22O0/ User-Centered Systems Design (UCSD) is set of “usability design” process focusing on usability throughout “the entire development process and further throughout the …
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Usability Design and User-Centered Design (UCD)

(Originally first published on July 2, 2014 at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20140702070557-9377042-usability-design-and-user-centered-design-ucd/  ) Also, this article is a part of the title UX Simplified: Models & Methodologies by Samir Dash (ISBN: 978-1-3115-9110-4 / ASIN: B00LPQ22O0 ).  Available at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LPQ22O0/ The Usability Design is roughly a subset of the UCSD process that matches the “Do Iterative UCSD” step of the UCSD process. The …
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The ABCs of UX: The Diverse Disciplines (Part 3/3)

(Originally first published on July 4, 2014 at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20140704153044-9377042-the-abcs-of-ux-the-diverse-disciplines-part-3-3/ ) Also, this article is a part of the title UX Simplified: Models & Methodologies by Samir Dash (ISBN: 978-1-3115-9110-4 / ASIN: B00LPQ22O0 ).  Available at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LPQ22O0/ The current post is the 3rd in the series of 3 posts, where I would like to clarify the definitions and …
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The ABCs of UX: The Diverse Disciplines (Part 2/3)

(Originally first published on July 4, 2014 at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20140704151444-9377042-the-abcs-of-ux-the-diverse-disciplines-part-2-3/ Also, this article is a part of the title UX Simplified: Models & Methodologies by Samir Dash (ISBN: 978-1-3115-9110-4 / ASIN: B00LPQ22O0 ).  Available at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LPQ22O0/ The current post is the 2nd in the series of 3 posts, where I would like to clarify the definitions and …
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The ABCs of UX: The Diverse Disciplines (Part 1/3)

(Originally first published on July 4, 2014 at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20140704013122-9377042-the-abcs-of-ux-the-diverse-disciplines-part-1-3/ ) Also, this article is a part of the title UX Simplified: Models & Methodologies by Samir Dash (ISBN: 978-1-3115-9110-4 / ASIN: B00LPQ22O0 ).  Available at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LPQ22O0/ “To understand what the user is looking for in the things he is looking at.” The current post is the …
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