Agile + DevOps West 2019 Concurrent Session : DevOps: A Journey of Automation—It's Worth the Wait


Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 11:45am to 12:45pm

DevOps: A Journey of Automation—It's Worth the Wait

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Continuous delivery is really about one thing: “quickly respond to market changes”. As with many teams, Shareen Gurley and Narasimha Yalamala journey began with automation which seemed “never-ending”. To be effective with your DevOps implementation, you need to have solid technical and quality practices to ensure your code is always in a deployable state. If you don’t know exactly where you are going, how will you know when you get there? In this talk, join Shareen and Narasimha as they share the prerequisites for creating effective development delivery pipelines, integrated with critical compliance controls. They will provide insights and a model that can help with your DevOps journey, learn which ideas worked and discuss some common challenges. You’ll see a live demo of how continuous delivery makes releases less painful and leave with the strategies and tools necessary to envision and build a DevOps culture powered by pre-approved delivery pipelines.

Shareen Gurley
Capital One

Shareen Gurley is an experienced agile coach/Scrum Master at Capital One with a track record of enabling development teams delivering outstanding software with shortest lead time using strong lean/agile principles.

Capital One

Narasimha Yalamala is an experienced Lead Developer / Master Software Engineer at Capital One responsible for full stack development including application development and cloud infrastructure development on AWS using automated scripts such as Chef, Jenkins, Docker, and Kubernetes. He is a certified AWS developer and architect associate with sound knowledge in AWS services and expertise in developing fully resilient applications in the cloud with fully automated infrastructure.