Rootconf 2016

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7 Pitfalls for DevOps in Enterprises

Submitted by Deepak Jain (@deepjain) on Friday, 22 January 2016

Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Beginner Status: Confirmed & Scheduled

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  • Learn about why DevOps would fail in a large enterprise
  • Preempt failures caused by organizational dynamics in large enterprises


This session will talk about real life challenges we faced from unexpected quarters while we were helping a large project implementation for a financial enterprise transition to DevOps. The focus of the session will be on covering 7 such stories and what impact it had on our work



Speaker bio

Deepak is a technology professional with over 12 years of experience in software development, architecture and design. He has worked with leading Investment Banking Clients across US and Canada on a variety of business problems including Credit Risk, Equity Research and Hedge Fund Administration.

He is proficient in Java/JEE, XML, JMS, EJB, Oracle, Sybase, SQL Server, Spring, XML, Web Services and REST. He also has exposure to Sharepoint, VB Scripting, PhoneGap and Worklight.

He also has experience of managing and motivating teams across a variety of engagements including end-to-end project deliveries and core development.

He is a strong proponent of Software Craftsmanship and Agile methodologies.


  •   Philip Paeps (@trouble) 4 years ago

    Could you give some more specifics on those seven stories? Without giving away any punchlines?

  •   Deepak Jain (@deepjain) Proposer 4 years ago

    These stories cover areas which are both tech and non tech, but had a significant impact on our journey to making a devops change in a financial enterprise. These include cultural, governance, people skill development, environments, security etc.

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