7–9 November 2016: Conference & Tutorials
9–10 November 2016: Training
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Sarah Wells

Sarah Wells
Technical Director, Operations and Reliability, Financial Times

Website | @sarahjwells

Sarah Wells is the technical director for operations and reliability at the Financial Times. Her teams build operational and developer tooling and help engineering teams at the FT to support the systems they build, including co-ordination, communication and learning around major incidents. Prior to her current role, Sarah was a developer and tech lead for nearly 20 years. Building a new microservices-based system about five years ago led to Sarah developing a deep interest in operability, observability, and DevOps as well as learning a lot about containerization, Kubernetes and Go.


16:10–16:50 Monday, 7/11/2016
Organizational infrastructure DevOps, Organizational optimization E104/105/106 Audience level: Non-technical
Sarah Wells (Financial Times)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 15 ratings)
Successful DevOps means empowering teams. But you still have things you want all teams to do, and you need to balance the benefits of the right technologies against the costs of running multiple data stores, deployment platforms, languages, etc. Sarah Wells offers a brief overview of nudge theory and explores its possibilities for influencing disparate teams to do things for the common good. Read more.