Top 5 Leadership Sessions From DevOps World 2020
Sessions at DevOps World 2020 touched on the top challenges executives face daily, including security, metrics and ROI, hybrid infrastructure, team management and digital transformation.
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With over 25,000 registrants, 100+ sessions, and dozens of training and workshops, DevOps World 2020 delivered inspiring, strategic, actionable insight into where software delivery is going and what enterprises can do to deliver the experiences customers and users expect.
Historically, our excellent technical programming at DevOps World has attracted developers, engineers, and other IT professionals. This year, we partnered with independent analyst firm Accelerated Strategies Group, to kick-start our journey towards additional leadership-oriented content. And it paid off.
Sessions at DevOps World 2020 touched on the top challenges executives face daily, including security, metrics and ROI, hybrid infrastructure, team management, and digital transformation. While all of the sessions were compelling, and we encourage you to check them all out on demand, we wanted to highlight a few in particular. With speakers ranging from analysts to CEOs, these sessions can’t be missed:
Shaaron A. Alvares, senior agile DevOps transformation coach at T-Mobile, discusses the important role diversity and inclusion plays in building successful DevOps teams. Shaaron also shares actionable steps executives can take to help their IT teams embody inclusion through everyday collaboration and team best practices.
Steve Pereira, founder of Visible, provides an introduction to Value Stream Thinking and discusses the benefits of implementing the technique. Steve shares real-world examples of transformations companies have undergone based on findings from their value stream management work and the business impact which resulted.
Nicolas Chaillan, chief software officer for the United States Air Force, discusses the department’s ongoing transition to Agile and DevSecOps. In his session, Nicolas touches on how the U.S. Air Force used communication and visibility to break down silos, enable software factories and implement continuous Authority to Operate (c-ATO).
Margo Visitacion, vice president of research at Forrester Research, discusses how leading companies are implementing a new, customer-centric operating model that addresses many of the common to delivering quality software on time and budget. The strategy - Software Delivery Management - enables companies to deliver better value streams, scale agility beyond IT, improve company-wide communication, rethink governance, measure outcomes, and take full advantage of modern software platforms, processes, and tools.
Join Sacha Labourey and Brian Dawson, CEO and DevOps evangelist at CloudBees, for a meaningful discussion with Jocko Willink, a retired U.S. Navy SEAL officer and co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Extreme Ownership, to learn what lessons the military can offer DevOps team leaders. The session presents actionable steps leaders can take to drive cultural change in support of a DevOps transformation.
To check out additional sessions of DevOps World on-demand, visit https://www.cloudbees.com/devops-world/sessions
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