How DevOps can help DATA and Information Management

According 2016 Current State of Data Quality Survey Results (Scott Ambler + Associates) 52% of Application Development Teams Choose to Avoid Their Organization’s Data Group.

Reasons Why:

  • Data group too slow: 62%
  • Data group offers little value:46%
  • Data group too hard to work with: 46%
  • Don’t know they should do so: 46%
  • Don’t know it exits: 15%
  • Not allowed to: 8%

This presentation will walk you through the reasons behind the disconnect between Development, Data, Operations and other IT groups. It will show how the ‘DevOps Movement’ has emerged from collaboration amongst ‘global thought leaders’ to solve this problem by using and connecting with other frameworks, methods and techniques such as Lean, Agile and ITSM. It will demonstrate why the DevOps Movement is here and is here to stay!


Afsaneh Afkari is highly effective technology leader and consultant with more than 20 years of experience who has had responsibility of delivering large scale multiyear business solutions with high degree of risk and organizational change. Experienced in both public and private industries, including Financial, Wealth Management, Pension Investment, Insurance P&C, Utility and Energy, Telecommunication, Transportation and Warehousing, Pharmaceutical, Automotive Manufacturing and others. She is also an accredited trainer.

Afsaneh is Certified DevOps Lead (DOL); Certified Agile Scrum; Certified Lean IT; Certified ITIL ® Expert & Accredited ITIL® instructor and consultant; Project Management Professional (P.M.P); Certificate in Master Black Belt Lean Sigma; Certified TOGAF 9; Certified Associate Business Continuity Planner (A.B.C.P.)

Afsaneh will be providing a copy of the following book as a door prize for attendees:
The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, George Spafford


Afsaneh Afkari, How DevOps can help DATA and Information Management


May 16 2018


4:15 pm - 6:00 pm


The Albany Club, 91 King Street East (near King/Yonge subway), Toronto, ON M5C 1G3.

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