Agile + DevOps East 2020 Concurrent Session : DevOps for the Agile Practitioner


Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am

DevOps for the Agile Practitioner

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As an agile coach, ScrumMaster, or product owner, you interact with technical teams every day, even though you may not have a technical background yourself. You hear and read about DevOps all the time, but the truth is that you’re not really sure what DevOps is or exactly how it can help your company. You also have a feeling the executives in your company may be questioning whether their massive investment in agile is paying off. Lee Eason will help nontechnical agile practitioners understand exactly what DevOps is and why it’s valuable. You will leave understanding the background, key metrics, and knowledge areas behind DevOps and be better equipped to partner with your teams to drive meaningful and sustainable change. You'll get practical, metrics-driven guidance that will help you drive valuable improvements with your teams and be able to bridge the gap with business leaders.

Lee Eason
IHS Markit

As the CTO of SoftPro, the number one provider of mortgage title and closing software in the US, Lee Eason is serious about high-performing teams. After finishing his undergraduate program in History Education, Lee pursued a career as a self taught technologist. Over the past 19 years he has enjoyed being a coder, team leader, DevOps transformation change agent, and now an executive. In 2018, he also founded and launched a tool that helps teams optimize hiring and training around team health and capability. He has worked in various technology industries including marketing, education, healthcare, and financial technology. You can read Lee’s articles on LinkedIn and follow him on Twitter at @leejeason.