Presentation: You can't buy DevOps, but you may have to sell it



5:25pm - 6:15pm

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Creating a DevOps culture and implementing the technical bits like Continuous Delivery often require disruptive organizational change, and almost always require executive support.

Weren’t all the same promises made by RUP, RAD, XP etc.? How do you sort through the vendor jargon? How can you convince jaded people who have heard this all before? How do you help people who just want to “do their jobs” embrace the risk of change?

In this talk we’ll talk about some of the data you can use to strengthen your argument. More importantly, we’ll talk about effective ways to make the argument, measure the success of your experiments and spread adoption.

Speaker: Ken Mugrage

Technical Evangelist @ThoughtWorks

Ken is a technical evangelist for ThoughtWorks, with over 25 years of experience in software development. In his current position position Ken educates customers on advanced software development topics including Agile at scale, Continuous Delivery and DevOps.

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