“Every company is trying to build a pipeline for fast deploys. We call it the ‘Ah-hah to ka-ching, how fast can you get something from the whiteboard to a deployable state.The better you are at doing that, the more competitive you are and the more money you make.” – John Willis
John Willis has some interesting perspectives on the origin of the DevOps movement. Most people think of DevOps as something created conceptually by Patrick Debois in 2009, but from John’s point of view, it can be traced all the way back to W. Edward Deming ‘s ’14 Points for Management’.
In this talk, we discuss how the community started and its short history. John runs through a list of veritable “Who’s Who?” in the DevOps movement. Along the way, we talk about how the community is determining its own course.
Listen to the Interview: John Willis – The Counter Intuitive Nature of DevOps
“The counter-intuitive nature of DevOps comes from the truly counter-intuitive nature of the early 20th century physicists,” – John Willis