Who DOES DevOps? Watch the Replay of the Video Chat with Gene Kim and the Speakers of DevOps Enterprise Summit

Earlier today I had the pleasure of joining Gene Kim and my fellow speakers at the upcoming DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES15) for a live video chat.

After quick introductions, Gene walked us through the top 5 problems facing the DevOps community today – which also form the key focus areas for this year’s DevOps Enterprise Summit:

  1. How do we deal with automated testing, specifically for legacy environments
  2. How to address culture and leadership issues, particularly around transitioning and transformation
  3. Organizational design of roles and responsibilities
  4. How to address IT security and compliance issues – to get your Security team on board with your DevOps plans
  5. What metrics should organizations be using to track their DevOps implementation and performance.

We shared some examples of how the ‘horses’ are doing DevOps – everything from Mainframe, government, financial services, and other highly regulated industries and large scale enterprises. Our speakers shared how their DevOps journey has evolved, and how do their organizations address these challenges.

Watch the replay to learn more, and to get a taste for what’s to come at DevOps Enterprise Summit in October.

Watch the Replay of the Video Chat:

The DOES15 speakers participating in this video chat are:

CarmenDeArdo1Carmen DeArdo | DevOps Technology Leader, Nationwide Insurance
Attend Carmen’s talk at DOES15: How DevOps is Enabling Lean Application Development

Carmen presented at DOES2014 and was so great, we had to have him back! His personal DevOps success (including an 80 reduction in critical defects and a 70 overall increase in system availability) will drive his presentation.


chris-sandicoChris Sandico | Manager, Deloitte 
Attend Chris’ talk at DOES15: Play to the Enterprise, Not the Geeks.

Chris is an experienced DevOps pro, and has seen incredible benefits from his DevOps initiatives including a 35 increase in team efficiency due to automation. Chris’ presentation will include key practices such as Application Portability, Dynamic Environments and On-the-Fly testing techniques.


JanJoostBouwman1Jan-Joost Bouwman | Enterprise Process Owner Change Management, ING
Attend Jan-Joost’ talk at DOES15: ITIL and DevOps Can Be Friends.

Jan-Joost has watched DevOps transform his business, resulting in much shorter cycle times and, ultimately, happier customers. Jan’s presentation will focus on the adaptations his team has made to their ITSM processes in order to accommodate the requirements of an Agile/Scrum way of work.


JasonCorman1Joshua Corman | CTO, Sonatype
Attend Joshua’s talk at DOES15: Continuous Acceleration: Why Continuous Everything Needs a Software Supply Chain Approach

Joshua is a seasoned DevOps veteran and his past experience includes work at Akamai, The 451 Group, and IBM Internet Security Systems. Through DevOps, Josh has seen increased empathy and alignment of shared goals across his team, faster MTTRs and better visibility and instrumentation.


PaulaThrasher1Paula Thrasher | Application Delivery Lead, CSC
Attend Chris’ talk at DOES15: 10 Ways to DevOps Fail (And Three Keys to Success)

Paula is the Application Delivery Lead at CSC and has more than 18 years of experience in the IT world. Paula’s DevOps success is resounding, including taking a development process that took six hours to complete and getting it down to under two minutes.


Ross ClantonRoss Clanton | Senior Group Manager, Target
Attend Ross’ talk at DOES15: (Re)building an Engineering Culture: DevOps at Target

Ross is the Senior Group Manager at Target and is a DevOps enthusiast with over 17 years of experience in the IT field. He cites DevOps as a key contributor to a more engaged workforce and an increase in speed and quality of his team’s technology service delivery.


ScottPrughScott Prugh | Chief Architect, CSG International
Attend Scott’s talk at DOES15: Conway & Taylor Meet the Strangler (v2.0)

Scott’s talk will explore his goals to further accelerate his team’s delivery and detail some of the principles they use to align their vision and execution, and explain how he has seen DevOps give his team a stunning 90 improvement in the quality and impact of their releases.


Anders WallgrenAnders Wallgren | Chief Technology Officer, Electric Cloud
Attend Anders’ talk at DOES15: Continuous Delivery of Microservices: Patterns and Processes, and a panel discussion with Gary Grver, Jez Humble and others on DevOps and Continuous Delivery for Embedded and IoT.
Anders Wallgren is the CTO of Electric Cloud (co-host of the DOES15 conference). Anders has a rich background in the DevOps world, with over 20 years of in-depth experience designing and building software.


The DevOps Enterprise Summit 2015 (or DOES15) is rapidly approaching, taking place on October 19-21, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in beautiful San Francisco, California. This incredible conference will bring together some of the most innovative minds from across the globe to explore Agile, Continuous Delivery, and DevOps in new and game-changing ways. We hope you can join us in October for what is guaranteed to be an eye-opening  and thought provoking experience. If you have not purchased your tickets yet, we’re running a limited-time promotion until 8/2:

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Anders Wallgren

Anders Wallgren is Chief Technical Officer of Electric Cloud. Anders brings with him over 25 years of in-depth experience designing and building commercial software. Previously, Anders held executive and management positions at Aceva, Archistra, Impresse, Macromedia (MACR), Common Ground Software and Verity (VRTY). Anders holds a B.SC from MIT.

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