Agile + DevOps East 2023 Keynote : The DevOps Alphabet Soup

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Wednesday, November 8, 2023 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

The DevOps Alphabet Soup

Have you ever been confused by the soup of terms around DevOps? Do you know what they actually mean? DevOps, DevSecOps, DevTestOpt, DevPerfOps, and even BizDevTestSecPerfOps are tossed around in our industry! A lack of understanding of these disciplines and terms often creates a mismatch in expectations when companies embark on DevOps efforts–leading to disappointment when the effort doesn't meet expectations. Join Jeffery Payne as he discusses various DevOps terms and sets the record straight on what’s important to each organization. He will help you and your team understand each of these business areas, what's important, and why. You will learn the key differences between DevOps and the rest of them and know how to use the best of them! You’ll know what you should care about and why. Leave with a vision for your DevOps practices and clear the DevOps alphabet out of the soup.

Jeff Payne

Jeffery Payne is CEO and founder of Coveros, Inc., a company that helps organizations accelerate software delivery using agile methods. Prior to founding Coveros, he was the co-founder of application security company Cigital, where he served as CEO for 16 years.

Jeffery is a recognized software expert and popular keynote speaker at both business and technology conferences on a variety of software quality, security, DevOps, and agile topics. He has testified in front of congress on issues such as digital rights mgmt., software quality, and software research.

Jeffery is the technical editor of the AgileConnection community (