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Tuesday, July 12 • 1:00pm - 1:40pm
Session: Canary In the Coal Mine: Initiating Organizational Change Through Rapid Prototyping Pressure
John Kerry and Michael Hedgpeth worked within their large organization to use Chef to eliminate change-related outages for one of their most strategically important teams. Learn how they approached cultural differences within the organization, what PCI-related challenges they faced, and how they balanced their short-term and long-term objectives within the organization.

Speakers
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Michael Hedgepeth

Senior Software Architect, NCR
Michael Hedgpeth has been automating all the things for over a decade at NCR and is recently leading the chef implementation for NCR’s Hospitality Division. Over the years he has developed a passion for test-driven development, Kanban, good design, organizational effectiveness, Texas BBQ and mountain biking.
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John Kerry

Dev Lead, DevOPs, NCR
John Kerry is a plant biologist turned software developer turned devops pioneer and a statistician at heart. He's a vocal advocate for continuous integration and delivery and spends most of his time dreaming up ways to make the lives of the developers on his team easier and automating all the things.


Tuesday July 12, 2016 1:00pm - 1:40pm
JW Marriott Austin 110 E 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701