Meet The Man in the Black Shirt. Donovan Brown is a Principal DevOps Manager on Microsoft's Cloud Developer Advocacy team. Why is DevOps one of the hottest topics? Because it hurts the most. Luckily, Donovan's unofficial tag line is #RubDevOpsOnIt and he's here to make it all better.
Before joining Microsoft, Donovan spent seven years as a Process Consultant and a Certified Scrum Master. Developer Tools are his thing. Donovan has travelled the globe helping companies in the U.S., Canada, India, Germany, and the UK develop solutions using agile practices, Visual Studio, and Team Foundation Server in industries as broad as Communications, Health Care, Energy, and Financial Services. What else keeps the wheels spinning on The Man in The Black Shirt? Donovan's also an avid programmer, often finding ways to integrate software into his other hobbies and activities, one of which is Professional Air Hockey where he has ranked as high as 11 in the world.
Talks I've Given
DevOps with the Microsoft Stack
Featuring Donovan Brown and Abel Wang
Donovan Brown and Abel Wang from the League will showcases the new and noteworthy additions to Azure, Visual Studio Team Services and Team Foundation Server 2018 that are enabling organizations to further evolve and streamline their DevOps processes and speed of deployment. Check it out!agile-testing quality-matters-as cloud continuous-delivery continuous-integration azure vsts devops rubdevopsonit
Q&A- DevOps with Microsoft, LMAX and Space Ape Games
Featuring Donovan Brown, Nic Walker and Dr. Stefanos Zachariadis
Q&A with Stefanos Zachariadias on delivering large-scale change while minimising bugs, Nic Walker on running Devops in a mobile games studio that's built on small, self-sufficient teams and Donovan Brown on how to go from “zero to DevOps” a pro.microsoft lmax agile devops quality-matters-as
Continuous Delivery for DevOps
Featuring Donovan Brown
DevOps is about people, process and products. Getting it all right requires effort but the benefits to your organization and customers can be huge. In this demo-heavy keynote, Donovan Brown will show you how to go from “zero to DevOps” a pro. Starting from just a blank desktop, he will create a...quality-matters-as