Leveraging.jpg August 22, 2017

11 AM EDT- Live Video Chat


The DevOps Research & Assessment Group (DORA) is a group of the most preeminent researchers, scientists and experts in the DevOps community—and is the force behind the annual State of DevOps Report. CA has partnered with DORA to offer a unique assessment service for organizations in any stage of DevOps maturity. By leveraging DORA’s expertise and existing research—such as over 23,000 data points from over 2,000 companies worldwide—the assessment service can help you understand both the strengths and areas for improvement in your own DevOps programs.  

The power of DORA survey and benchmarking data combined with CA’s industry-leading expertise can help you craft a roadmap for how to achieve your DevOps objectives.

Join this lively video session and gain an understanding of how the DORA assessment works and how you can leverage it’s recommendations to create a roadmap to help you more fully integrate all levels of testing, including security, into your secure software development lifecycle.



Kathryn Kuhn, Sr. Director, DevOps Services, CA Technologies 

Anyone who thinks the way we develop products is “just fine” should prepare to be challenged by Kathryn. Kathryn is a Senior Director in the CA Technologies DevOps Services Business Unit.  In her role she works with teams all over the world—from small research teams working on Horizon 3 product inventions to large-scale product development teams—helping them see how to develop products more nimbly and with more resilience. Kathryn has been practicing agile and DevOps techniques for more than 12 years and has worked at a diverse set of companies including startups, Accenture and Hewlett-Packard. An accomplished public speaker, Kathryn presents at a wide variety of Agile, Lean and DevOps conferences and events. She’s done service work in Guatemala and moved her family to Singapore before settling in the San Francisco Bay area. Kathryn believes she truly has the best job ever. Learn more about her on LinkedIn and Twitter.


Nicole Forsgren, PhD, CEO and Chief Scientist DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA)

Nicole Forsgren is Co-founder, CEO and Chief Scientist at DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA). She is best known for her work measuring the technology process and as the lead investigator on the largest DevOps studies to date. She has been a professor, sysadmin, and performance engineer. Nicole has been awarded public and private research grants (funders include NASA and the NSF), and her work has been published in several peer-reviewed journals. Nicole earned her PhD in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona, and she is an Academic Partner at Clemson University and Florida International University.