DevOps Foundations: Lean and Agile with Ernest Mueller
Learn how to apply lean and agile principles to deliver better systems and better business outcomes for your DevOps team.
1h 26m • COURSE
Lean Foundations with Steven Brown
Learn about lean: an operations management approach that means creating more value for customers with fewer resources.
1h 36m • COURSE
Agile Software Development with Shashi Shekhar
Learn the fundamentals of agile for software developers. Explore popular agile approaches, including scrum, extreme programming, and Kanban.
1h 53m • COURSE
Lean Technology Strategy: Running Agile at Scale with Jez Humble
Learn about common pitfalls you may encounter when adopting agile across an organization. Discover practical techniques that can help you successfully manage a transformation.
46m 5s • COURSE
Lean Technology Strategy: Building High-Performing Teams with Jez Humble
Great teams develop better products. Get tips to build a high-performing lean team.
33m 49s • COURSE
Lean Technology Strategy: Starting Your Business Transformation with Barry O'Reilly
Learn how to leverage the lean management approach to innovate your organization and kick-start your business transformation.
37m 32s • COURSE
Lean Technology Strategy: Moving Fast With Defined Constraints with Joanne Molesky
Learn how to adopt lean and agile practices while dealing with defined processes, compliance, risk, and other concerns.
47m 33s • COURSE
You'll learn IT transformation skills with these experts.
Ernest Mueller is head of engineering operations at Precision Autonomy.
Ernest has a degree in electrical engineering from Rice University. Upon graduation, he went moved to Memphis, Tennessee, where he learned Unix system administration and web programming at FedEx and led the technology team at a print and internet publisher, Towery Publishing.
In 2002, Ernest moved back to his home state of Texas to take a job managing the web systems team at National Instruments, focusing his team on high uptime, continuous operations, application performance management, system development process, and web security. In 2008, he moved into the LabVIEW R&D group, where he was the web systems architect responsible for delivering Amazon Web Services and Azure-based SaaS products with an integrated DevOps team.
In 2012, he moved to SaaS provider Bazaarvoice to be the manager of release engineering and migrated product delivery from a ten-week release cycle to a one-week release cycle. Then he led the 40-person product ratings and reviews engineering team, a very large-scale web property managing reviews for many of the major retailers and manufacturers on the web.
In 2014, Ernest became the APM product manager at CopperEgg, an Austin-based SaaS monitoring company, which was acquired by Idera. He served as APM product manager for the Idera CopperEgg, Uptime, and Precise product lines.
In 2015, Ernest moved to AlienVault, a cybersecurity software company, where as Director of Engineering Operations his international team of DevOps pros supported the development teams with tooling and techniques to create infrastructure as code, continuous delivery, and monitoring to deliver SaaS security products for unified security management and threat intelligence. In 2018, AlienVault was acquired by AT&T as part of the company's cybersecurity strategy and became AT&T Cybersecurity. Currently, Ernest plans, develops, and maintains the systems infrastructure for Precision Autonomy, a startup providing API-driven risk management and insurance solutions for drones and other autonomous vehicles.
Ernest is active in the DevOps movement and the Austin technical community. He helped found the Austin chapter of OWASP, the CloudAustin user group, and the DevOpsDays Austin conference. He blogs with a cadre of like-thinking professionals at theagileadmin.com.
Steven Brown is an educator and instructor for LinkedIn Learning.
For 16 years, he taught supply chain management courses at Arizona State University, reaching over 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students during this time. In addition, Steven has 30 years of business experience with a strong background in production management, program management, and process improvement practices at the factory level. He has worked exclusively in the fields of operations management and service operations management and has managed strategic programs and projects in 10 different countries during his business career. Steven is also a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), as designated by the Association for Operations Management (APICS), and was awarded a lifetime certification in 2013.
Steven believes the future of business education is online and lifelong. And that's why he creates these courses.
Shashi Shekhar is an enterprise architect with nearly two decades of experience.
Shashi specializes in designing, developing, and deploying software applications and IT solutions. He began his career as a PowerBuilder and Oracle PL/SQL developer. During the dot-com boom, he made the switch to ColdFusion web application server. He transitioned to being a .NET developer when the first version of the Microsoft .NET Framework came out, and has been working with the technology ever since. Throughout his career, he's managed development teams and also spent a considerable amount of time at various customer sites, serving as their local advisor on product evaluation and business process reengineering. In the past few years, he's worked to diversify his knowledge in the area of infrastructure.
Jez Humble is an author, CTO at DevOps Research and Assessment LLC, and a lecturer at UC Berkeley.
He is the co-author of Continuous Delivery, the Jolt Award-winning book in Martin Fowler's signature series, as well as the books Lean Enterprise and The DevOps Handbook. Jez has spent his career tinkering with code, infrastructure, and product development and consulting in companies of varying sizes across three continents, most recently working for the US Federal Government at 18F. Currently, he's researching how to build high-performing teams at his startup, DevOps Research and Assessment LLC, and teaching at UC Berkeley.
Barry O'Reilly is a business advisor, entrepreneur, and author.
Barry has pioneered the intersection of business model innovation, product development, organizational design, and culture transformation. He works with business leaders and teams from global organizations that seek to invent the future, not fear it. Every day, Barry helps with many of the world's leading companies, from disruptive startups to Fortune 500 behemoths, break the vicious cycles that spiral businesses toward death by enabling a culture of experimentation and learning to unlock the insights required for better decision-making, higher performance, and results.
Joanne Molesky is a deeply experienced IT manager, consultant, speaker, and author.
Currently, Joanne works as a principal associate at ThoughtWorks, where she leads internal global IT teams in GRC activities, including information security, risk and compliance, software asset management, and financial management. She's also a successful writer, having co-authored the international bestseller Lean Enterprise: How High Performance Organizations Innovate at Scale. Joanne's professional specialties include lean enterprise, continuous software delivery, and IT governance.
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