In 1986, Dr. W. Edwards Deming detailed 14 transformative principles that are at the heart of improving businesses. These core concepts revolutionized the automotive industry and defined a new way of thinking. These same principles are the foundation of DevOps practice. This session will examine the 14 Points and how they apply to modern DevOps practices.
In this 100 level session, attendees will learn:
How to apply Deming's 14 Points to a DevOps practice
Practical examples of each of the 14 Points
Principles that guide developing a culture of DevOps
Ken is an ALM | DevOps Ranger, an Azure MVP, a Microsoft Certified Trainer, and a member of the Microsoft Azure Advisors. He has more than 20 years of experience developing highly scalable platforms and coding in C/C++, C#, Java, .NET, and PHP. As the Consulting Director at Wintellect (a Microsoft Gold Partner & 2019 MSUS Partner Award Winner), he is helping companies of all sizes to create a culture of DevOps and to craft cloud-scale architectures. Ken is active in the community, speaking at various code camps, TAG DevOps panels, Global Azure Bootcamp, and regional SQLSaturday events. When he's not speaking or coding, Ken enjoys playing bass guitar and composing.