Enterprises are looking to adopt DevOps Practices to improve delivery lead times, quality and efficiency. Many companies struggle with how to begin this process and relating this to the application of Lean and Agile principles. This talk describes a foundational model and roadmap, which is being successfully used by a Fortune 100 company on its journey from Agile to Continuous Delivery utilizing DevOps Practices. The model includes component of practices and culture to establish a roadmap for successful implementation of a DevOps Program.
Carmen DeArdo is the DevOps Technology Director at Nationwide Insurance and is responsible for driving Continuous Delivery utilizing DevOps, Lean and Agile techniques. This includes recommendations and implementation of technologies integrated across the development life cycle to accelerate delivery. Carmen was a speaker at Gene Kim’s 2014 and 2015 DevOps Enterprise Conferences and 2012-2015 IBM Innovate and InterConnect conferences on improving productivity, quality and visibility through the use of DevOps practices such as continuous planning, integration and continuous delivery.