There has been a wave of articles related to culture in DevOps. It makes sense – with so many organizations shifting to the methodology, there has to be some basis in the drinking water of a company to accept a dramatic change like DevOps. At our recent DevOps State of the Union dinner event in Santa Clara, we asked our expert panelists and media/analyst friends to offer their thoughts. It was a lively discussion to say the least. Our goals were to define DevOps, articulate a long-term vision for it and then talk about how we can get there from here (this post explores our quest to define DevOps).