Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Podcast: Episode 54 – Special Episode with Gene Kim and the DOES16 Speakers #3

This morning we had our third in a series of special episodes of our Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) podcast with Gene Kim and the DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES16) speakers.

Our speakers shared a bit about their upcoming talk at DOES and some learnings from their experience implementing DevOps in large enterprises. Each speaker also shared their favorite DevOps pattern that is most effective for ensuring your journey is successful.

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This episode features:

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Gene Kim
DevOps enthusiast, The Phoenix Project co-author, Tripwire founder, Visible Ops co-author, IT Ops/Security Researcher, Theory of Constraints Jonah, rabid UX fan.
@RealGeneKim |
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Ann Marie Fred
Software Engineer and Manager at IBM. DevOps Evangelist. Continuous Delivery, [I|P|S]aaS development.
@DukeAMO |
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Kaimar Karu
Head of Product Strategy and Development @ AXELOS || Co-author of ITIL Practitioner Guidance (2016) || President at #itSMFest
@kaimarkaru |
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Steve Mayner
Agile coach, mentor, thought leader, strategist. Builder of high performance teams that deliver great software.
@stevemayner |
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Jeffery Payne
Software leader focused on agile engineering, DevOps, and sw security. Founder of Coveros and co-founder of Cigital
@jefferyepayne |
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Julia Wester
Developer and manager turned coach who is passionate about helping teams and leaders achieve greatness!
@EverydayKanban |


On the next episode of Continuous Discussions:

Episode 55: Our 4th special episode with Gene Kim and the DOES16 speakers

Join us Tuesday, October 25, at 11:30am PT to hear from Gene Kim and some of the speakers at the upcoming DevOps Enterprise Summit in SF about tips and best practices for DevOps in large enterprises.

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This episode will feature:

gene-kimGene Kim

Gene Kim is a multi-award winning CTO, researcher and author. He is the founder of Tripwire and served as CTO for 13 years. He has written three books: “The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win,” “The Visible Ops Handbook” and “The DevOps Handbook.”

Gene is a huge fan of IT operations, and how it can enable developers to maximize throughput of features from “code complete” to “in production” without causing chaos and disruption to the IT environment. He has worked with some of the top Internet companies on improving deployment flow and increasing the rigor around IT operational processes. In 2007, “ComputerWorld” added Gene to the “40 Innovative IT People to Watch, Under the Age of 40” list, and he was named a Computer Science Outstanding Alumnus by Purdue University for achievement and leadership in the profession.

@RealGeneKim |

ashish-kuthialaAshish Kuthiala

Ashish Kuthiala is Sr. Director at Hewlett Packard Enterprise leading Strategy and Marketing for HPE’s DevOps portfolio offerings. Prior to this role, Ashish was VP, Marketing at Electric Cloud, a DevOps automation company, led Product Marketing at AccelOps and spent a decade at HP leading product development, product management, and R&D teams. Previously, Kuthiala was a software developer at ReplayTV (acquired by DIRECTV) and Alltel (acquired by Fidelity Information Services). Born in Buenos Aires, Ashish has a diverse international background having grown up in 7 countries and fluent in multiple languages. Based in Austin, TX, Ashish has an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and holds MS and BS degrees in Computer Science and Engineering.


rosalind-radcliffeRosalind Radcliffe  

Rosalind Radcliffe is an IBM Distinguished Engineer. As Chief Architect for DevOps for Enterprise Systems she is responsible for driving the technical direction of IBM’s products to support DevOps practices. In addition she works with clients on their transformations.

@RosalindRad |

jayne-grollJayne Groll

Jayne Groll is a co-founder and Board Member of the DevOps Institute (DOI) whose mission is to establish a global learning community focused on emerging DevOps practices. Jayne is also President of ITSM Academy, an ITSM training company. Jayne’s IT career spans over 30 years of senior IT Service Management roles across a wide range of vertical markets including legal, financial, retail and non-profit. Jayne is a frequent presenter at local, national and virtual DevOps, ITSM and Agile events and is the author of the Agile Service Management Guide.

@ITSM_Jayne |

paula-thrasherPaula Thrasher

Paula is an Application Delivery Lead at CSC. She has over 18 years’ experience in information technology and works in the federal market leading agencies and teams towards Agile and DevOps. Paula’s first Agile project was in 2001, since then she has led over 15 programs and projects as an Agile developer, technical lead, Scrum master, or Agile coach.

@paula_thrasher  |

tyler-underwoodTyler Underwood

Tyler has a passion for automating components related to the SDLC (Systems Development Life Cycle) of applications and believes in giving more autonomy and empowerment to developers. He was instrumental in automating the build/deployment process for his previous employer and has carried those same DevOps ideologies and practices to Quicken Loans. While his co-workers will be the first to admit their concern with Tyler’s style choices at times, he believes that full Christmas suits, tiger-style onesie pajamas and jorts are fashion staples. When not sitting behind a computer screen or strategizing about new ideas, you can commonly find Tyler competing as an above-average recreation league athlete.

@QuickenLoans |


And, as always, the podcast will be moderated by our own Anders Wallgren and Sam Fell.


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You can also watch the first 2 DOES16 video chats here and here.

Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) podcasts air every other Tuesday. See all episodes here.

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Sam Fell

Sam Fell is responsible for Product Marketing at Electric Cloud. He is a Dad, a DevOps enthusiast, a technology enthusiast, a “doing things right” enthusiast and an enthusiasm enthusiast.
Sam Fell

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