When an organization is terrified of taking risk, the change management requirements can make it seem impossible to get the full benefits of DevOps and Agile. This talk covers strategies for lowering risk & meeting change management requirements with examples of a project at the US Treasury.
Mark Shead is the president of Xeric Corporation where he helps organizations increase their return on investment in software development. He has worked extensively as a coach with the U.S. Treasury and Federal Reserve Banks implementing Agile development and deployment practices. He specializes in helping teams use DevOps to build development/deployment pipelines in organizations with legacy change management policies and turning six-month deployments cycles into something measured in hours.