When someone says DevOps, you probably think of tools: parsers, scanners, compilers, version controllers, and more. Or you may think of a cross-disciplined team with mix of skills to take a product from idea to deployment and maintenance. While DevOps does include both, tools and skilled staff are a fraction of what is needed to be successful. In this session, we will present the main ingredient for gaining the full benefits of DevOps: Psychological Safety. Unfortunately, Psychological Safety is often overlooked or over-simplified. If spoken about, it is often addressed in binary terms –...
Principal Software Engineer and Group Lead
Deanna Stanley has had a diverse career in software engineering, starting with developing protocols for the first internet telecommunications equipment to the present where she helps government organizations adopt agile and DevSecOps processes. She has been the only female engineer in her company and is very happy to see the growth of women in the computer science industry. She believes psychological safety is the most important cultural step an organization can take, and necessary for employe retention. Deanna considers herself a PowerPoint artist and evangelizes "fluffifying" your presentations.