DevOps. We know it’s good, important, and necessary. But, how do we express why? In this talk, Aurynn uses her journey from programmer to the discovery and use of DevOps, critically examining the why of its importance, the changes it has wrought upon our industry, and the future we are creating for ourselves.



Aurynn Shaw


Aurynn is the founder of Eiara, a DevOps consultancy based out of Wellington, New Zealand, focussing on helping clients develop technical DevOps capability, and the cultural knowledge to use it.

With over a decade as a professional software developer, Aurynn’s expertise ranges from modern cloud deployments to massively parallel supercomputer environments.

As the defining voice of the ideas of “contempt culture”, Aurynn is working to change the very nature of how we create new technologies, and the questions that we must answer as we do.