Manuel Edwards on building DevOps momentum across the company with an initial success story and top-down support. Also how to empower self-supporting teams by providing them the tools to do their job.
Paula Thrasher's lessons learned in federal agencies, how to get business to trust IT, living with bureaucracy, and getting teams to a DevOps mentality of learning and collaboration.
Evelijn Van Leeuwen (manager) and Kris Buytaert (external consultant) on how the top-down DevOps mandate at ING bank helped bring the organization closer together to deliver faster and with higher quality. Realizing IT is their primary process kickstarted an engineering culture.
Carmen DeArdo on how agile transformation paved the way for DevOps transformation at Nationwide and the need for everyone to opt-in the journey and reduce variance for organization wide improvements.
Sherry Chang talks about how DevOps got started at Intel, the impact on the organization and how they're scaling it. She shares some success stories as well as challenges ahead.
Aimee Bechtle talks about how MITRE corporation's DevOps journey started from grassroots, what were the specific challenges they faced as a not-for-profit organization and how automation can help strengthen ITIL processes.
David Mole talks about implementing Spotify inspired squads and tribes at Trade Me, as well as the results of experiments in self-selection of teams and inspiration from the work of Daniel Pink.
Dominica DeGrandis talks about bringing visibility to the workflow, reducing cycle time, setting priorities right, what is real firefighting, and how Kanban and DevOps are the perfect marriage.
Dan Craig talks us through the process of bringing a federal agency up to speed on build, test and application release automation. And how to navigate the inherent cultural and political challenges.
Everybody is talking about Conway’s Law these days - tear down organizational boundaries where they are not useful. Etsy did so in the space of mobile development: there are no longer dedicated mobile dev teams, but every developer is trained on mobile and every team is doing mobile development. We talk to Hannah Mittelstaedt about the benefits and drawbacks of such a transformation.
Roy Rapoport, Insight Engineering Manager at Netflix, talks about how decisions are delegated to the lowest level possible; how open sourcing takes place and how sharing success criteria leads to team and business/IT aligment.
Steve Thair on introducing DevOps in large organizations, the particular challenges they face (from ROI based finance models to technical debt to improving communication) and how to address them.