You join a company with 3000+ engineers; interview a ton; understand their pain points. Most said, “I wish there were fewer barriers”. We set out on a mission to remove most, but soon hit roadblocks. I will dig deeper into each; give insights into what worked, what didn’t, and the lessons learned.
Kishore Jalleda is the Head of Production Engineering in Yahoo’s Publisher Products unit, which includes many popular destinations like Yahoo.com, Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Sports, Yahoo News, Flurry, etc. Previously, Kishore was the Head of SRE at Zynga; and worked at IMVU, one of the pioneers of Continuous Delivery (with co-founder Eric Ries, the author of “Lean Startup”).