In the course of the Delivery of Things World 2018 Mieke Deene, Project Manager Deployment Automation at UWV, showcased the experiences “Building technical and organizational confidence through automated deployments”.
UWV is a Dutch government agency responsible for the collection and payment of social security for all employees and for helping unemployed people (back) to work. As it is spending taxpayer money on critical social benefits, UWV is subject to intense public scrutiny. Delivering mission-critical software without failure is one of the core themes, especially since every unavailability of their applications generates lots of negative publicity.
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- And performance.
When you want to implement DevOps, you will have some challenges. When you are a government agency that wants to implement DevOps, you will have some extra challenges. This presentation from Mieke Deene is about the journey and how we managed the extra challenges. It will give advice about how to pave the way for DevOps in a risk averse government agency.
The entire presentation can be viewed here:
UWV is a Dutch government agency responsible for the collection and payment of social security for all employees and for helping unemployed people (back) to work. Find more info: www.uwv.nl