DevOps in an Embedded World


Most material available these days cover DevOps from a very web centric perspective. The pains and problems however are equally real in the embedded space. Software development has similar challenges across different industries but companies in the embedded space aren’t aware of or able to leverage existing tools and processes that they may believe aren’t relevant to their industry.

This is our journey towards embracing DevOps and transforming our development process within an embedded space. From embracing CI to incorporation test automation in an embedded environment, this talk will cover the challenges we had and our approach to solving them.

Speaker

sajeewa-dayaratne

Sajeewa Dayaratne

 

Sajeewa Dayaratne is a passionate technologist who has been working in the software industry for close to 20 years. He is currently based in Auckland, New Zealand and has worked in various Software Development environments from Enterprise Software to Embedded Electronics and Mobile Apps.

He lead Navman’s transition into connected vehicle navigation products and is currently in charge of Software Development for the APAC region at Navico, the world’s largest marine electronics company.

Sajeewa has spent most of his career working in Consumer Electronics and is an advocate for adopting a DevOps mindset for delivering embedded software. He is currently in charge of a DevOps transformation at Navico with an increased focus on CI/CD and Test Automation.