Fireside Chat: Scaling GitOps for Humans


February 23, 2021 | Recorded


Transitioning to new practices or processes within your organization is often difficult, and GitOps is no different.
Whether your team is learning to trust the practice or you are seasoned pros, new challenges arise while leveraging GitOps. Redmonk’s Co-Founder and Analyst, James Governor, and Transposit’s Founder and CTO, Tina Huang, explore what it takes to scale GitOps effectively and how automation alongside GitOps can safely enhance human actionability and decision-making.

Fireside Chat: Scaling GitOps for Humans

You'll learn:

  • How to scale GitOps in your organization with humans in mind
  • Common challenges in implementing GitOps and how to overcome them
  • The ways in which automation and GitOps go hand in hand
  • How to respond to incidents while using GitOps
  • The importance of a better developer and operator experience while using GitOps

About the speakers: #

James Governor, Redmonk Co-Founder and Analyst #

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James founded RedMonk in 2002 with Stephen O’Grady. Based in Shoreditch, London, he advises enterprises, startups, and major companies on developer-led innovation, community, and technology strategy. He focuses on developers as the real key influencers in tech. An ex-journalist, he has managed teams and news agendas in weekly publication grind. His specialities: Developers, developers, developers.

Tina Huang, Transposit Founder and CTO #

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Tina is the Founder and CTO of Transposit, the DevOps process orchestration platform for the modern stack. She believes in taking a human-centric approach to solving complex engineering problems and encourages engineers to practice end-to-end ownership while breaking down the silos in engineering organizations. Prior to Transposit, Tina began her career at Apple designing and building APIs for Apple’s application framework. As an early Google engineer, she worked on Google’s Blogger team and played an instrumental role in re-architecting the Google News frontend. At Twitter she architected, built, scaled and operated the social media company’s notification platform. Tina received her electrical engineering and computer sciences degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She studied humanities at the University of Chicago, framing her viewpoint on human-technology interaction.