Perhaps “DevOps” just isn’t a good term to describe what we need to accomplish when we attempt to fuse the innovative spirit of the development world with the get-it-done-and-out efficiency of the operations world. Perhaps it sounds too techy, or nichey. A better term would be “continuous improvement.”
That’s the view of Jason Hand, VP with VictorOps, who emceed his company’s latest confab in New York, which explored the challenges and opportunities of DevOps. In Hand’s view — as well as other speakers at the event — one thing is clear about the DevOps challenge: Culture trumps all.