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A Discussion on Disruptive Federal DevOps 2.0

2020-06-15 12:30:00 2020-06-15 13:30:00 America/New_York A Discussion on Disruptive Federal DevOps 2.0 See more details at: VIRTUAL, , ,
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This webinar discussion on Disruptive Federal DevOps 2.0 will give you the opportunity to hear lessons learned from early Federal DevOps adopters and the advantage of next generation solutions—supporting DevOps transformation and adoption in months rather than years.  

You may have heard of the U.S. Air Force’s Kessel Run software development initiative that is widely lauded as bringing continuous delivery to the challenging military environment. Kessel Run leveraged the Pivotal Labs capability along with a robust DevOps toolset. Today, as part of the VMware umbrella, Pivotal Labs remains a powerful facilitator of DevOps adoption, and teaching Government/Contractor teams to achieve unheard of results. Using the Tanzu portfolio of products and services, second generation DevOps adopters can skip the pain and the armies of DevOps engineers that were required to make DevOps work for their Federal predecessors.

In this webinar, we’ll hear from DevOps pioneers about what adoption strategies have worked for them, what pitfalls newcomers can avoid, and the essential culture and tool elements that will contribute to DevOps journey success. Speakers will provide unvarnished discussion of organizational change, the tradeoffs of adopting a new toolset mid-stream, and practical tips on how to skip over potential landmines. Our speakers will provide both a customer perspective—Ret. Col. Aaron Swain—and an implementer perspective—Mr. Michael McCormack.

Learning Objectives:

  • Extend and optimize use of existing investments and tools
  • Explore DevOps tools and practices to support rapid adoption
  • Identify potential pitfalls and choose better solutions in the DevOps journey
  • Learn what has changed in 2nd generation DevOps adoption compared to DevOps pioneers


Aaron Swain, DoD/IC Director of Customer Success, VMware
Michael “Mikey” McCormack, DoD/Intel Delivery, VMware

Eric Kurzhals, Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President, Salient CRGT


Aaron Swain
DoD/IC Director of Customer Success, VMware
Mickey McCormack
DoD/Intel Delivery, VMware
Eric Kurzhals
Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President, Salient CRGT


This webinar is made possible by our sponsors Salient CRGT and VMware: