DevOps is strongly correlated with financial results. Why? DevOps and Lean thinking inevitably lead to cultural revolution that favors empowerment. Looking to culture models that describe why can be used to extrapolate where DevOps is taking us and predict the future, and not just the future of IT.
This session is likely to change not just the way you see IT, but the world. By setting the DevOps movement into its historical context as the culmination of many millennia old trends we can predict not only where IT is going, but foresee how these changes are spreading through the rest of business and the world.
Greg Bledsoe is a DevOps thought leader, consultant, author, and speaker who leads the implementation of DevOps principles and practices at the fortune 100. He is also a regularly published author and frequent conference speaker. Greg has spent a career being responsible for keeping platforms secure, scalable, and reliable. He brings twenty years of experience building performant, automated, and cost effective environments, having implemented DevOps principles before there was a term for it. Greg is a certified ethical hacker and certified penetration tester, and led a talented infrastructure team with the same certifications at Personal, Inc (now teamdata.com) where they implemented multi-cloud PaaS. Greg has tackled large scaling challenges across multiple industry sectors such as managing the explosive growth of third party credit card processor TSYS from a few million accounts to hundreds of millions, including an extranet securely connecting hundreds of partners, clients, and vendors.