Agile + DevOps West - Conference Speaker: David Bujard

David Bujard

Blackstone Federal
David Bujard

David Bujard has served as a development team lead, scrum master, and enterprise coach in over two decades in IT, including over 18 years contracting at the Department of Homeland Security and its legacy components. David works as an agile coach and Senior Strategist at Blackstone Federal. At DHS, David is part of an innovative quality metrics team redefining how agile IV&V can deliver value, by using metrics to foster improvement, making visible trends in program health, and sharing successful practices pioneered by delivery teams. Such successes include the DevOps technology and collaboration practices David observes as part of the USCIS Transformation program, including agile contracting, team managed daily deployments, CI/CD using feature toggles, intensive production monitoring, and collaborative team culture. As part of USCIS Agile Training, David leads classes in Agile metrics and measurement, Kanban, Scrum and product ownership. David shares government agility success stories and lessons learned in regular remote Agile learning sessions for the DHS Office of the Chief Information Officer. David’s classes are enlivened by his love of games, as he constantly tests and adapts tabletop games to drive home agile concepts.