The future is going to be weird: technologies are growing faster than we can teach them, and we need more experts quick. In this talk, we'll discuss the many ways we teach DevOps practices in an organization as analogues of how systems transmit data. We'll talk about the advantages and pitfalls of:
- Broadcast systems (e.g., Universities) - 1:1 Discovery (e.g., Mentorships) - Gossip protocols (e.g., Communities and guilds)
We'll unpack each methodology, discuss the information dispersal mechanisms and attributes of each system, and see where they fit. Because really: DevOps isn't about technology choice, or language, or infrastructure. First and foremost, it's about people.