Session: The Skillful DevOps Human: SKIL Up Your DevOps Readiness in 2021 and Beyond
The next normal requires good habits across all functions within an organization as the pandemic changed the priorities of organizations and customers. The good news is that IT has shifted to the forefront and digital services are essential across the globe and within all industries. Some organizations moved 20 times faster during the pandemic than before on increasing their data security or modifying or deploying new applications. 2021 will be a year of transition and your organization, your leaders and you should take this opportunity to look forward to shaping the future. The DevOps operating model increases the velocity and quality of the software delivery process. The adoption of a DevOps operation model and practice however, requires changes of culture and human skills. DevOps also requires different topology models where functions need to collaborate, processes need to be automated and technologies need to be refreshed. Upskilling within existing teams towards a DevOps way of working is the most predominant way but what should you as a manager, DevOps leader or individual do different? What possibilities do you have, and which are the skills you should develop, or which technologies should you learn or get trained on? Do not get caught in a skill up hangover! Let DevOps Institute´s Chief Research Officer Eveline Oehrlich help you on your upskilling journey towards a skillful DevOps human.
- Understand what skills are needed if you want to pursue DevOps
- Determine a roadmap for yourself on becoming a DevOps professional
- Learn a few DevOps market trends
Eveline Oehrlich is the Chief Research Officer at the DevOps Institute. She held the position of VP and Research Director at Forrester Research, where she led and conducted research around a variety of topics including DevOps, Digital Operational Excellence, IT and Enterprise Service Management, AIOps, Application Performance Management and many other IT Automation topics for 13 years. She has advised leaders and teams of small and large enterprises across the world on challenges and possible changes to people, process and technology. She is the author of many research papers and thought leadership pieces and a well-known presenter and speaker within the IT industry. Eveline has more than 25 years of experience in IT. She is a native German but also has lived in the USA for over 32 years.