What happens when teams integrate their work?

Integration is the real thing. It is when rubber meets the road. Your teams can do their work in isolation but it has limited value until it is integrated with your application. The whole DevOps(CI/CD) movement is about integration. You want to integrate often and deliver value faster to the customer. You can’t deliver value if you don’t integrate. 

It is sad that in 2022 still we are struggling to integrate our work. We have all the tools and processes that promote integration yet I work with so many teams struggling to integrate their work. 

In this post I will cover things that are uncovered when you integrate. I am not giving any advice on how to integrate. The only advice on how part is that you have to make it your top priority and do it. The sooner you do the better. 

Let’s come back to the main topic of this post. Following is a list of things that I see happen when teams integrate their work.

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