Have you ever been riding a bike when suddenly, you get speed wobbles? You feel like you’re going at warp speed. The bike seems to take on a life of its own. You can’t pedal any faster to get back on track.
On the surface, IT automation and cycling have nothing to do with each other. But automation without a thoughtful strategy is a lot like riding a bike with speed wobbles: In the race to go faster with automation, you have to slow down to regain control.
So, how do you automate with purpose? Here’s a three-step approach for creating a thoughtful automation strategy for a more enjoyable ride.