DevOps Tips and Inspiration from DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES) Speakers

Written by: Electric Bee

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Our Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) video podcast  - now in its 4th year - has hosted hundreds of experts from the DevOps community who shared their experience and expertise around a wide range of topics related to DevOps and Continuous Delivery. Among the panelists we had on the program are many of the speakers who appeared at DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES) throughout the years. IT leaders from companies like Hearst Business Media, Nationwide Insurance, IBM, Capital One, Target, Pivotal, and more have joined us on various episodes, to discussed their DevOps transformation journeys, best practices and patterns, and the challenges they are facing along the way. In this installment of "DevOps Tips and Inspiration" we're rounding up some of the takeaways and leanings that these DOES-DevOps experts have shared with us through the years. Since it was hard to choose, and there were so many valuable tips from so many excellent DOES speakers, we'll be adding to this list in the weeks to come. (You can also check out our previous post in this series, dedicated to DevOps metrics, here .)

DevOps Tips and Inspiration from the DOES Speakers

Mark Imbriaco on one of the benefits of a mature DevOps transformation:

From: Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Episdoe 73 - The 2017 State of DevOps Report Share this on Twitter Watch the full episode

Topo Pal suggests that teams should have ownership of the pipeline:

From: Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Episdoe 52 - Gene Kim and the DOES16 Speakers Share this on Twitter Watch the full episode

Nicole Forsgren reminds us that metrics are so much more than numbers:

From: Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Episode 60 – Leading Change: Tips Shared at DOES Share this on Twitter Watch the full episode

Carmen DeArdo on the importance of driving business value:

From: Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Episdoe 52 - Gene Kim and the DOES16 Speakers Share this on Twitter Watch the full episode

Ashish Kuthiala on the importance of collaboration and empathy:

From: Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Episdoe 55 – Gene Kim and the DOES16 Speakers Share this on Twitter Watch the full episode

Having specialists on your team is a good thing, per Paula Thrasher :

From: Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Episdoe 55 – Gene Kim and the DOES16 Speakers Share this on Twitter Watch the full episode

Pauly Comtois recognizes the passion that engineers have:

From: Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Episode 60 – Leading Change: Tips Shared at DOES Share this on Twitter Watch the full episode

Give developers more responsibility, advises Ann Marie Fred :

From: Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Episdoe 54 – Gene Kim and the DOES16 Speakers Share this on Twitter Watch the full episode

Steve Mayner on the power of transformational leadership:

From: Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Episode 60 – Leading Change: Tips Shared at DOES Share this on Twitter Watch the full episode

Finally, Jayne Groll on overcoming language barriers:

From: Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Episdoe 54 – Gene Kim and the DOES16 Speakers Share this on Twitter Watch the full episode

More DevOps inspiration - and learnings - coming up:

Join us for new episodes of Continuous Discussions every other Tuesday at 10 am PT. As the founding partner of DOES, each year we have the pleasure of hosting a series of special episodes of #c9d9 with Gene Kim and the DOES speakers, leading up to the conference. Stay tuned for the pre-DOES17 episodes coming up in a couple of months!

Nothing better than learning in-person!

Until then, don't miss out on the opportunity to advance your DevOps transformation - and get inspired - in person. Join us at the 2017 DevOps Enterprise Summit in San Francisco , November 13-15 , for three days full of presentations, workshops, networking events, and more. DevOps Enterprise Summit is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in all-things-DevOps, and learn from these tech leaders and the DevOps community face-to-face! Early Bird tickets are only available through July 31 - register now !

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