Session Name: DevOps to DataOps: The Story of Large Fintech Company
DevOps has been serving software development and operations for around a decade now to accelerate software delivery pipeline through automation. It's a high time to apply statistical process control to Agile and DevOps to take full advantage of the data, being the new gold. DataOps take into account the needs and preferences of various stakeholders as one of the primary benefits. This session will provide insights about some real-time challenges of a large fintech company in its DevOps cycle and how they were resolved by generating, managing and analyzing the relevant data.
Umair Khalid has 15 years of overall experience in the software industry. He is currently working as Head of DevOps in TPS which is the leading vendor of Financial switches and digital payments solution in Pakistan and also has a great reputation in other countries of South Asia, Middle East and Africa.
Umair also pays it back to the community by working as an elected president of Agile Karachi, which is the biggest chapter of Pakistan Agile Development Society affiliated with ScrumAlliance.
Previously, he has worked as a Quality Assurance Manager and Agile Coach for a Canadian-based firm and played a key role in Agile adoption in the organization while assuring the quality of products and projects.
In recent years, Umair has shared his knowledge through blogs, articles, talks and workshops in various events, organizations and universities. He will be defending his PhD dissertation in the mid of 2021. Before that, he completed his MS and MBA degrees in Management and BS degree in Computer Science.