Agile + DevOps East 2022 Tutorial: Accelerate Your Own DevOps Evolution


Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 8:30am to 12:30pm

Accelerate Your Own DevOps Evolution


State of DevOps 2021 report by Puppet highlighted “shortage of skills” as one of the top 3 blockers to DevOps evolution. With so many skills, tools, and practices on the DASA DevOps Competencies framework, it’s easy to get overwhelmed while trying to decide what to learn next!

What will help you maximize your impact and increase your DevOps competency? Should you continue developing your technical capabilities or dive deeper into DevOps Business Management? Should you spend more time growing your self-regulation, collaboration, or leadership skills? How do you decide? What could you take on if you were brave enough? How to find the time to learn it all? Join this workshop for a guided exploration of your own DevOps skills growth needs to find answers to these and many other questions. Experiment with a Seven Steps career focusing framework to build a powerful connection between your core values, current skills, learning aspirations, and the next steps in your own DevOps evolution. Inspired by ideas, tools, and practices from Co-Active coaching, Emotional Agility, and Liberating Structures, this new framework is equally effective for individual DevOps practitioners as well as their teams at large.

Agile Play Consulting LLC

Dana Pylayeva is a DevOps culture coach, ICF Credentialed Professional Certified Coach (PCC), Scrum Alliance Certified Enterprise Coach(CEC), trainer, international speaker, author of several books and business games. Her games (“Introduction to DevOps with Lego and Chocolate”, “Fear in the Workplace” and others) are all based on stories from the trenches. She draws inspiration from 20+ years of hands-on experience in IT, from her Agile/ DevOps culture coaching and facilitating change in Fortune 500 companies.

Dana is passionate about unleashing leadership potential in individuals and teams. She brings a powerful combo of multiple coaching styles (Co-Active, Positive Intelligence, Executive Coaching), facilitation with Liberating Structures, deep knowledge of Agile and DevOps space as well as a breadth of experience working with remote teams and international clients (US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Japan, India etc).