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DevOps Q&A with Gary Gruver

DevOps Q&A

Read the full blog here.

 

We’ve recently welcomed two new additions to our Advisory Board – with Nicole Forsgren and John Willis, joining Gene Kim and Gary Gruver as Electric Cloud’s strategic advisors.

As we set to work with each of the advisors, we also took the opportunity to pick their brains about all-things-DevOps. We’re excited to share the tips and insights from these DevOps luminaries in the second installment of this short Q&A series – this time with Gary Gruver! (you can read the first Q&A with Nicole Forsgren here.)

DevOps Q&A – with Gary Gruver:

Gary Gruver is an experienced executive with a proven track record of transforming software development and delivery processes in large organizations, first as the R&D director of the HP LaserJet firmware group that completely transformed how they developed embedded firmware and then as VP of QA, Release, and Operations at Macy’s.com where he led the journey toward continuous delivery. He now consults with large organizations and runs workshops to help them transform their software development and delivery processes. He is the co-author of “Leading the Transformation: Applying Agile and DevOps Principles at Scale“, “A Practical Approach to Large-Scale Agile Development: How HP Transformed LaserJet FutureSmart Firmware“, and the recent “Starting and Scaling DevOps in the Enterprise“. @GRUVERGary | GaryGruver.com | Linkedin

 

In your experience, what is the biggest challenge for adopting and scaling DevOps in the enterprise?

Getting Executives to engage in the process, commit capacity to improvements, and helping to coordinate the improvements across teams.

 

To read the full interview with Gruver check out the original blog post.

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Anders Wallgren is Chief Technology Officer of Electric Cloud. Anders brings with him over 25 years of in-depth experience designing and building commercial software. Prior to joining Electric Cloud, Anders held executive positions at Aceva, Archistra, and Impresse. Anders also held management positions at Macromedia (MACR), Common Ground Software and Verity (VRTY), where he played critical technical leadership roles in delivering award winning technologies such as Macromedia’s Director 7 and various Shockwave products.