Executive Sessions at DevOps World | Jenkins World 2019

Written by: Brian Nash
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There's something for everyone at DevOps World | Jenkins World , from deeply technical knowledge-sharing to insightful success stories from industry peers to the latest DevOps innovations. Executives and organization leaders will want to be sure they schedule the following sessions focused on digital transformation, industry trends and fostering a strong DevOps culture.

A key session for executives on Tuesday, December 3rd, will focus on developing useful metrics for team and operational efficiency.

Measuring ROI & Building a DevOps Business Case

Measuring DevOps can be challenging, so how do you report the impact of your team’s work to all the stakeholders? How do you translate what DevOps brings to your organization and bring visibility and wins to your executive team?

This workshop will introduce the three pillars of DevOps business value: operational efficiency, resource optimization and downstream KPI impact, and show you how to translate efficiency gains and common metrics into quantified economic figures.

Pete Heller - Business Consulting Director, CloudBees

A top priority session on Wednesday, December 4th, addresses culture change, team development and the results of a digital transformation.

DevOps Transformation in the Real World

Jorge Juan Arandilla will discuss BBVA's digital transformation journey from a complex, disconnected engineering operation and competitive culture to an optimized, standardized collaborative team that tackles and achieves company goals.

Arandilla will share details of how complexity, speed, and security challenges were addressed, the tools that were adopted to support employee growth and propel change, and ultimately, the results that have been achieved to date.

Jorge Juan Arandilla Álvarez -
Global Head DevOps, BBVA

Thursday's sessions on December 5th, are ones leaders won't want to miss on DevOps skill development and an analysis of team performance from Forrester Research.

Elevate Agile + DevOps Delivery with Value Stream Management (VSM)

Forrester analyst Diego Lo Giudice will share the latest trends on Agile+DevOps and how VSM helps scale transformations by giving stakeholders what they need: visibility to understand their delivery pipelines, where delivery is accelerating business value, where waste is accumulating and how teams are performing.

Diego Lo Giudice -
Vice President, Principal Analyst, Forrester

Upskilling DevOps: Results from the Enterprise DevOps Skills Report

Skills transformation is a key factor in digital transformation particularly as it relates to the evolution of the specialist into the T-shaped, multi-dimensional IT professional.

The talk will discuss their findings and share findings on:

  • DevOps adoption maturity within the sample group
  • Hiring plans
  • Recruitment challenges
  • Job titles
  • A breakdown and ranking of process, soft, functional and technical skills

Jayne Groll -
CEO, DevOps Institute

Eveline Oerhlich -
Chief Research Analyst Upskilling Report

If you haven't registered yet for DevOps World | Jenkins World 2019 in Lisbon there's still time. Register now and get 30% of the conference fee using the special discount code JWFOSS . You can also check out the full agenda here.

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