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DevOps Was A Reaction To Agile Becoming A Thing | Austin Parker, Lightstep


Guest: Austin Parker (LinkedIn, Twitter)
Company: Lightstep (Twitter)
Show: To The Point
Keyword: DevOps

In this clip from our show, Austin Parker, Head of Developer Relations at Lightstep, explains how top-down management embraced ‘Agile’ methodologies and ceased to stop being a process or way of doing things and become a thing itself. DevOps, he feels, emerged as a reaction to that. Let’s check Parker’s thoughts on this.

About Austin Parker: Austin Parker is the Head of Developer Relations at Lightstep, and has been creating problems with computers for most of his life. He’s a maintainer of the OpenTelemetry project, the host of several podcasts, organizer of Deserted Island DevOps, infrequent Twitch streamer, conference speaker, and more.

About Lightstep: Lightstep’s mission is to provide clarity and confidence to the teams that build and operate the software that powers our daily lives. Founded by ex-Googlers, the cutting-edge observability platform gives engineers quick insight into how changes in their applications and infrastructure affect their end-users and their business.