GDG Cloud Southlake #2 Jez Humble DevOps Transformation:Building & Scaling High Performing Tech Orgs

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Our speaker, Jez Humble, is co-author of several books on software including Shingo Publication Award winner Accelerate, The DevOps Handbook, Lean Enterprise, and Jolt Award winner Continuous Delivery. Jez's talk is titled "The DevOps Transformation: Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations."

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Jez Humble is co-author of several books on software including Shingo Publication Award winner Accelerate, The DevOps Handbook, Lean Enterprise, and Jolt Award winner Continuous Delivery. He has spent his 20 year career in software tinkering with code, infrastructure, and product development in companies of varying sizes across three continents, including working for the US Federal Government’s 18F team as part of the Obama Tech Surge, and co-founding startup DevOps Research and Assessment LLC, which was acquired by Google in December 2018. He works for Google as a site reliability engineer, and teaches classes on agile software engineering and product management at UC Berkeley’s School of Information.

Jez holds an MMus in Ethnomusicology from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and a BA in Physics and Philosophy from Oxford University.

https://cloud.google.com/devops

https://itrevolution.com/faculty/jez-humble/


During Q&A Jez recommended these artifacts:

Implementing Beyond Budgeting: Unlocking the Performance Potential: https://www.amazon.com/Implementing-Beyond-Budgeting-Unlocking-Performance/dp/0470405163


This American Life NUMMI: A car plant in Fremont California that might have saved the U.S. car industry.  https://www.thisamericanlife.org/561/nummi-2015


MITSloan Management Review: How to change a culture.  Lessons from NUMMI https://www.lean.org/Search/Documents/35.pdf


Continuous Delivery Evidence and Case Studies: https://continuousdelivery.com/evidence-case-studies/ 

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