Gene Kim

Gene Kim
Author, "The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win"

Website | @realgenekim

Gene is a multiple award winning CTO, researcher and author. He was founder and CTO of Tripwire for 13 years. He has written two books, including “The Visible Ops Handbook,” and is now writing “When IT Fails: A Business Novel” and “The DevOps Cookbook.” Gene is a huge fan of IT operations, and how it can enable developers to maximize throughput of features from “code complete” to “in production,” without causing chaos and disruption to the IT environment. He has worked with some of the top Internet companies on improving deployment flow and increasing the rigor around IT operational processes. In 2007, ComputerWorld added Gene to the “40 Innovative IT People Under The Age Of 40” list, and was given the Outstanding Alumnus Award by the Department of Computer Sciences at Purdue University for achievement and leadership in the profession.

Sessions

Operations and Culture
Location: Hilton 1-6 Level: Intermediate
Patrick Debois (Jedi), John Willis (Dell - enStratus), Gene Kim ("The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win" ), Damon Edwards (DTO Solutions)
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In this talk, we describe the “DevOps Cookbook Project,” where we catalog and codify the practices of “high performing DevOps organizations” that result in their extraordinary performance. Our goal is to create a prescriptive playbook that organizations can follow to replicate the extraordinary culture and outcomes so that IT Operations can operate at scale and win in the marketplace. Read more.

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