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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Demystifying DevOps Adoption

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Many organizations are either talking about DevOps or already working toward its adoption. Books and conferences around DevOps abound, and it seems that DevOps engineers are in high demand. What impact does adopting DevOps have on a company and its people? What does DevOps look like from the inside out? What does a DevOps engineer do? What must you learn and do to ensure you’re not left behind? Adam Auerbach answers these questions, explains the overall DevOps movement, and discusses how DevOps is driving changes to organizational culture and structure. He covers the core principles of the movement, provides examples of how companies have managed their adoption of DevOps, and discusses what it means to be mature. Adam shares common metrics used to track impact and covers some lessons learned. Join Adam as he take the mystery out of DevOps.

Lincoln Financial Group

Adam Auerbach is the Vice President of Quality and DevOps Engineering at Lincoln Financial Group. Adam is responsible for leading the implementation of Continuous Testing and Continuous Delivery across Lincoln. Prior to joining LFG, Adam was the senior director of technology for advanced testing and release services for Capital One Financial Corporation. Adam led Capital One’s enterprise performance and automated testing departments as well as enterprise release management and test data management. While at Capital One, he provided leadership for the agile transformation of their quality assurance group and led the enterprise adoption of DevOps and acceptance test-driven development. Before joining Capital One, Adam was with Chase and other financial and insurance companies, in various leadership positions focused on quality and agile practices.