DevOps: Getting Started The Right Way

Davide Cherryhomes

Vice President, Software Engineering at Optum

Learning Objectives

David Cherryhomes, Vice President of Software Engineering at Optum, has led small and large-scale deployments of Agile and DevOps. In this rapid-fire talk, he presents the core ideas of DevOps and an outline of the first few steps to succeed on your DevOps journey. Join David as he presents the critical concepts necessary to create high performing accountable teams using DevOps patterns and technologies.

Key Takeaways

-DevOps begins with culture: creating a culture of agility and quality.

-Automated testing is the key for increasing quality and reducing cycle time.

-There are a lot of technical options, start simple (like testing frameworks) and expand from there (into CI & CD pipelines, containers, etc.)