Las Vegas 2018
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The Data Behind DevOps - Becoming a High Performer

How do you become a high-performing technology organization?

Over the past four years, the State of DevOps Report has shown how high-performing IT teams decisively outperform low-performing peers. This presentation presents highlights and surprises from over 23,000 responses.

Dr. Nicole Forsgren is Co-founder, CEO and Chief Scientist at DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA). She is best known for her work measuring the technology process and as the lead investigator on the largest DevOps studies to date. She has been a professor, sysadmin, and performance engineer. Nicole's work has been published in several peer-reviewed journals. Nicole earned her PhD in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona, and is a Research Affiliate at Clemson University and Florida International University.

Jez Humble is co-author of the Jolt Award winning Continuous Delivery, published in Martin Fowler's Signature Series (Addison Wesley, 2010), Lean Enterprise, in Eric Ries' Lean series (O'Reilly, 2015), and the DevOps Handbook (IT Revolution, 2016). He's spent his career tinkering with code, infrastructure, product development and consulting in companies of varying sizes across three continents, most recently working for the US Federal Government at 18F. He is currently researching how to build high performing teams at my startup, DevOps Research and Assessment LLC, and teaching at UC Berkeley.


Dr. Nicole Forsgren

CEO and Chief Scientist, DORA


Jez Humble