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Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Podcast: Episode 53 – Mapping Your DevOps Journey

Mapping Your DevOps Journey

On today’s episode of our Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) podcast, we discussed best practices and actionable tips for mapping your DevOps implementation in the organization.

DevOps is a journey filled with continuous learning, experimentation, and improvement. Successful transformations require a shift in mindset, new tooling, and system-wide optimization of processes and practices. But where do you start?

  • How to map out your DevOps implementation?
  • What are some common pitfalls to avoid?
  • What are some best practices and proven patterns for success?

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This episode features:

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Ilmari Kontulainen
CEO of Deveo. With over 10 years of experience from IT Ilmari is mostly interested in continuous improvement and DevOps tools.
@kontulaiblog.deveo.com
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Mirco Hering
A passionate Agile and DevOps Change Agent trying to make Software Delivery a more humane place to be.
@MircoHeringnotafactoryanymore.com/
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Rashant Kelker
Director – Digital Advisory Services, Information Services Group Inc. Previously: Accenture, SIEMENS. Specializes in the organizational, contractual and partnering aspects of DevOps and Continuous Delivery.
@prkelkerblog.isg-one.com/author/prashant-kelker/
Scott Abate
Scott Abate
A certified Agile project management professional with 20+ years of experience managing software development, complex integrations and services engagements.
@ScottAbatepropelics.com/blog/

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On the next episode of Continuous Discussions:


Episode 54: Our 3rd special episode with Gene Kim and the DOES16 speakers

 

Join us Tuesday, October 18, at 11:30am PT to hear from Gene Kim and some of the speakers at the upcoming DevOps Enterprise Summit in SF about tips and best practices for DevOps in large enterprises..

You can also watch the first 2 DOES16 video chat here and here.

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Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) podcasts air every other Tuesday. See all episodes here.


There’s nothing like learning from peers:

Join us at DOES16 – November 7-9 in San Francisco, CA – for 3 immersive days of all things DevOps.
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