Stephen Nimmo, SunGard Consulting Services
Buying a few configuration management or automated deployment tools does not make your organization “DevOps”. DevOps is about a cultural paradigm shift involving employee trust, communication between teams, relationship building and a genuine feeling of ownership of all stakeholders for all IT processes.
In this discussion, we will tackle some of the cultural issues at work in our technology organizations and explore ways to implement DevOps principles to improve the overal quality of life for the day-to-day employees.
As a Principal with SunGard Consulting Services, his main role is to provide hands-on functional and technical management of client projects across the energy and financial services industries. He has 14 years of application development experience, mainly in the Java world, and mostly works in midstream energy around risk management and transportation.
Stephen has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Stephen F. Austin State University, specializing in Computer Information Systems. Stephen also has a Master of Business Administration from the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston where he earned the Dean’s Award of Academic Excellence as well as two certifications in Energy Risk Management and Energy Investment Analysis. Stephen has over 7 years of consulting experience and has delivered projects for more than 10 Fortune 500 companies.