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Chris Short

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Chris Short

Red Hat Ansible

Red Hat Ansible | CNCF Ambassador 

Chris Short has spent more than two decades in various IT disciplines, from textile manufacturing to dial-up ISPs to DevOps engineer to manager of DevOps to senior DevOps advocate. He has been a proponent of open source solutions throughout his time in the private and public sectors. Chris is a partially disabled US Air Force veteran living with his wife and son in Greater Metro Detroit.

Chris writes about DevOps and other topics at chrisshort.net. He also runs the DevOps, Cloud Native, and open source focused newsletter DevOps’ish.

Session: DevOps Is Not A War

Over the past 500 years, there have been 16 cases of a rising power threatening to displace a ruling power. 75% of those cases resulted in war. Although your organizational transformation probably won't lead to war, it could be contentious. History can help can prevent conflict when driving change.