Keynote Speech

DEVOPS will fail…..Unless!

DevOps, the latest hot topic in the IT world, promises faster, more frequent, higher quality software releases. However, according to Paul and his research, many initiatives fail!

In this session, Paul reveals why these initiatives fail and will offer guidance for helping you prevent these from happening. The reasons are taken from his organization’s global findings based on research with more than 400 teams! Paul highlights that DevOps is not something you can ‘implement’ or ‘install’. So how can you ensure that your DevOps initiatives will succeed? In this presentation, Paul will reveal 3 top critical success factors taken from organizations who are delivering significant, sustainable value from their DevOps investments. Attend this session to learn why DevOps has become an ‘imperative’ for survival for many organizations to support and enable their Digital Transformation. For many CEO’s ‘failure is NOT an option’. Your CEO expects you to come back and make DevOps succeed!

About Paul Wilkinson

Paul has been actively involved in ITSM for more than 40 years in a variety of roles from operations, to development to IT management. He was also actively involved in the development of ITIL Practitioner which introduced the Guiding principles to align ITIL to a more Agile way of working. Paul is Business Development Director of GamingWorks, the company that developed the internationally renowned ‘Apollo 13 – an ITSM case experience’ simulation game, the ‘Phoenix Project’ DevOps simulation and most recently the MarsLander simulation which can be used to support ITIL®4 training and culture change. He was also co-author and developer of the ‘ABC of ICT’ (The Attitude, Behavior and Culture of ICT) publications, having conducted ABC workshops and simulation workshops with delegates representing more than 5000 organizations world-wide. He is a DASA ambassador.