Starting and Scaling DevOps


January 25th, 2017 1:00pm ET


More and more companies worldwide are excited about DevOps and the many potential benefits of embarking on a DevOps transformation. The challenge many of them are having, however, is figuring out where to begin and how to scale DevOps practices over time. These challenges can be especially daunting in large enterprises. In this webinar we will discuss a maturity model for framing your transformation, then focus on analyzing your deployment pipeline and identify existing inefficiencies in software development and deployment. 

Brian Dawson

DevOps Evangelist

Brian a DevOps evangelist and practitioner at CloudBees, where he helps the community and customers in implementation of Agile, CI, CD and DevOps practices. Prior to CloudBees Brian spent 22-plus years as a software professional in multiple domains including QA, Engineering and Management. Most recently, he led an Agile Transformation Consulting practice helping organizations small and large implement CI, CD and DevOps. Prior to CloudBees, Brian worked at CollabNet, VA Software, Sony Computer Entertainment, Sega, Namco and Apple. 

Gary Gruver

President, Gruver Consulting LLC

Gary Gruver is an experienced executive with a proven track record of transforming software development and delivery processes in large organizations. He currently works with executives in many industries to help them transform their development and delivery processes. As co-author of Leading the Transformation he shows executives of large, traditional organizations how to lead their transformation by applying agile and DevOps principles at scale. As co-author of A Practical Approach to Large-Scale Agile Development he documents how he and his team revolutionized software development processes at HP while he was the director of the LaserJet firmware development lab. As VP of QE, release and operations at Macy’ he led the transition to continuous delivery.