In this talk, Jez discusses how devops can be implemented in large organizations. He will provide a selection of the common issues with devops adoption, such as managing risk, compliance with regulation and frameworks such as ITIL, and meeting auditing requirements.
He will show that devops in fact improves the ability of organizations to meet the goals of good governance. He will also provide examples of how devops has been implemented in organizations such as Amazon, through moving from projects to products and providing infrastructure as a service, and the benefits this provides.
About the speaker
Jez Humble is a Principal Consultant with Thoughtworks, and co-author of Continuous Delivery, published in Martin Fowler's Signature Series (Addison Wesley, 2010). He got into IT in 2000, just in time for the dot-com bust. Since then he has worked as a developer, system administrator, trainer, consultant, manager, and speaker. He has worked with a variety of platforms and technologies, consulting for non-profits, telecoms, financial services, and online retail companies.
Since 2004 he has worked for Thoughtworks and Thoughtworks Studios in Beijing, Bangalore, London, and San Francisco. His focus is on helping organisations deliver valuable, high-quality software frequently and reliably through implementing effective engineering practices in the field of Agile delivery.
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