Agile + DevOps West 2019 Concurrent Session : You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello: Bridging the Gap Between Dev and Ops

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Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello: Bridging the Gap Between Dev and Ops

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Getting quality software into production quickly and efficiently is a major priority for organizations of all types. Yet many find that development teams’ focus on “innovation and experimentation” conflicts with Ops’ mandate to mitigate risk and increase predictability. This cultural and organizational mismatch puts transformation success at risk and generates a constant state of “release anxiety.” However, breaking down these silos and implementing new trends in organizational structures, value stream mapping, and pipeline monitoring and tracking can help get development and operations speaking the same language. In this session, Anders will share top lessons learned from large organizations and concrete tips for bridging the gap between Dev and Ops. He will show how you can increase delivery velocity, while also improving quality, security, and auditability at large-scale organizations. During this presentation, you will learn the hidden downside of “two-pizza teams,” patterns for embracing shared automation and metrics to facilitate collaboration between Biz, Dev and Ops, best practices for self-service pipelines to enable Dev and Ops to move faster and easily adopt new technology, patterns for incorporating InfoSec into DevOps, and more.

Anders Wallgren
Electric Cloud

Chief technology officer of Electric Cloud, Anders Wallgren has more than twenty-five years of in-depth experience designing and building commercial software. Previously, Anders held executive positions at Aceva, Archistra, and Impresse; and management positions at Macromedia, Common Ground Software, and Verity, where he played critical technical leadership roles in delivering award-winning technologies including Macromedia’s Director 7 and various Shockwave products. He is a frequent speaker at leading IT industry conferences and a contributor to IT publications including InformationWeek, SD Times, and WIRED. Reach Anders on Twitter @anders_wallgren and on LinkedIn.