It’s easy to feel like DevOps is too hard to implement because the theory is hard to apply in their company.
Rather than give up, it’s important to be pragmatic and try to solve the problems. To do this effectively, you need the theory.
With books like The Phoenix Project and The Unicorn Project, you can learn what DevOps is trying to do, and why, then apply it pragmatically.
About the speakers
Adam Cogan and Damian Brady
Adam Cogan is the Chief Architect at SSW, a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner specializing in custom .NET, SharePoint, Business Intelligence, and CRM solutions.
Certified Scrum Trainer with scrum.org, Adam trains developers in Australia, the US, UK and Europe, and contributes to scrum.org thinking. He consults with development teams on improving their scrum process through mentoring and being a proxy scrum master. He has written many rules around scrum best practices.
Adam is one of only 3 Microsoft Regional Directors in Australia. In this role, he regularly presents in conferences such as TechEd (USA, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, and Malaysia). A couple of times a year, he visits Microsoft headquarters in Seattle to learn the latest on Microsoft strategic directions and to undertake training in development technologies.
Damian Brady is a developer, speaker, and author specialising in DevOps, developer process, and software architecture.
Damian works for Microsoft as a Cloud Developer Advocate in the League of Extraordinary Cloud DevOps Advocate team.
He's an ex-Microsoft MVP and Octopus Deploy employee, a Pluralsight Author, and a co-author of Professional Team Foundation Server 2013 from Wiley. Damian co-organises the Brisbane .Net User Group, and the annual DeveloperDeveloperDeveloper Brisbane conference.
Most of the time you'll find Damian talking to developers and IT Pros to help them get the most out of their DevOps strategies.
It takes more to be a great coder than you might think! Check out this video from NDC Sydney featuring Adam Cogan, Michael Smedley and Matt Goldman on the importance of teamwork and good communication in software development. Learn about SSW’s new mobile app and how it connects us with the software development community.
Pragmatic DevOps It’s easy to feel like DevOps is too hard to implement because the theory is hard to apply in their company. Rather than give up, it’s important to be pragmatic and try to solve the problems. To do this effectively, you need the theory. With books like The Phoenix Project and The Unicorn…
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