Helen Beal helps people practice DevOps principles in real-world organizations for Ranger4. She describes herself as a “DevOpsologist,” as her main role in her working life is to study the inputs and outputs of the thinking systems that make up DevOps and what value outcomes they deliver that we can measure. Helen is also a product owner and member of the Board of Regents at the DevOps Institute and a DevOps editor for InfoQ. Outside of DevOps, she is an ecologist and novelist. She once saw a flamingo lay an egg and has a particular fondness for llamas.