Case Studies, CI and CD, DevOps

Case Study: USAA’s journey to continuous delivery

In the course of the Delivery of Things World USA 2018 Scott Crouch, DevOps – IT Technical Architect at USAA, showcased the experiences evaluating, testing, and rolling out the “USAA Talon Development Platform”, a green field approach leveraging containers and Kubernetes, GitLab and CI/CD to increase the delivery speed of development teams.

Trying to accelerate your software delivery teams? Is your goal “Continuous Delivery”? USAA, a Fortune 200 financial services company, serving millions of military members and their families, invested in a company-wide initiative to streamline and accelerate software delivery to better serve their members.

Scott gave the audience an inside look into USAA’s development tech stack that enables continuous delivery from a developers workstation to applications running in production. He discussed their transformation from the point of view of a Technical Architect setting the technology direction, including a brief history of decisions made and the impact the technology has made on USAA’s ability to deliver business value.

If you’re looking for a tangible account of how another team got started on the road to continuous delivery, look no further.

About USAA:

USAA, a diversified financial services group of companies, is among the leading providers of financial planning, insurance, investments and banking products to members of the U.S. military and their families. The company’s 11 million members rely on the convenience and accessibility of USAA financial products backed by award-winning service. Find more info: