Anant Platform Playbook

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Platform management means people & technology management.


11. Setup

Setup procedures should be documented, scripted, and then automated.

  • Understanding current / future needs
  • Mapping a next viable architecture
  • Deciding on Infrastructure
  • Install & Stress Test
  • Orchestration Automation
  • Continuous Integration & Delivery

12. Training

Training materials should available or referenced in a central place.

  • Discovery : Understand skill gaps
  • Curriculum Planning
  • Architecture Training
  • Implementation Training
  • Operations Training
  • Ongoing mentoring

13. Administration

All administrative operations should be documented, scripted, and then automated.

  • Service management
  • Service transition
  • Incident management
  • Data / Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Continuous monitoring
  • Continuous testing

14. Customization

All customization or special configuration should be documented, and part of an automated devops process.

  • Self Service process
  • Testing environments
  • Service transition
  • Service strategy
  • Continuous testing
  • Change management

15. Knowledge

All knowledge should be kept up to date as part of each sprint.

  • Platform Architecture
  • Platform Operations Runbook
  • Platform Implementation Guide
  • Issue resolution knowledge
  • Public / Internal knowledge sources
  • Continuous knowledge creation

Anant Platform Playbook

Written by Rahul Singh