We recently hosted a special episode of Continuous Discussions (#c9d9), featuring Gene Kim and speakers from the upcoming DevOps Enterprise Summit San Francisco (DOES17). The panel discussed the latest trends and data in Transformational Leadership. They shared how leadership matters for your DevOps success, some of the attributes of Transformational Leadership that impact your DevOps journey, and their own advice on how to be a great leader.
The panel included: Dominica DeGrandis; director of digital transformation at Tasktop; Mik Kersten, CEO of Tasktop; Steve Mayner, Agile coach, mentor, thought leader and strategist at Scaled Agile; and, our very own Sam Fell and Anders Wallgren.
Continue reading for some of their top takeaways:
You can often find leaders in different places, says Wallgren: “The true leaders are not always the people at the top, and they’re not always the people at the bottom either. Sometimes you have a grassroots contributor who has the engine of innovation. Sometimes, it is one of the managers or one of the leaders who really pushes people hard.”
Watch the full episode.