DevOps. You think you need it because the market is telling you, but the market is confused (and self-perpetuating). How is your organization implementing efforts in agile, Continuous Delivery, and now DevOps when they appear to be selling the same dream? Max starts with disambiguating DevOps and understanding our need as software engineers and practitioners. We still demand the same output: improved time to market through the incremental delivery of quality software. Next he shows how to conduct your own Value Stream Mapping exercise—a crucial tool ThoughtWorks uses to identify waste and...Learn More
Elise McCallum is a senior developer at ThoughtWorks who has been working her way up the West Coast helping companies resolve challenges both technical and organizational. She has dabbled in languages ranging from Java to Puppet to Scheme. As a developer with a deep interest in Ops, Elise has a strong passion for optimizing the development lifecycle and path to production to make delivering value as frictionless as possible. Over the years, she’s also played the role of iteration manager and business analyst to gain a better understanding of how business decisions are made and the influence they hold in the world of developer operations.