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Nigel Kersten

Nigel Kersten
CIO, Puppet Labs

Website | @nigelkersten

Nigel came to Puppet Labs from Google HQ in Mountain View, where he was responsible for the design and implementation of one of the largest Puppet deployments in the world. He’s been a sysadmin for Linux and Mac deployments since before Mac OS became a UNIX, and was voted one of the 25 Most Influential People in the Mac Technical Community in 2006.


Gene Kim ("The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win" ), Jez Humble (DevOps Research and Assessment LLC), Nigel Kersten (Puppet Labs), Nicole Forsgren (DORA)
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We received ~9,300 responses from our 2013 DevOps Survey, more than 2x the number of respondents from our 2012 survey. This year we focused not only on what behaviors lead to higher IT performance, but took it one step further to try to understand how that correlates with improved business performance. We will share our insights from the survey, and posit that good IT means good business. Read more.