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How to Succeed in DevOps Without Really Trying

Posted in Knerds on July 17, 2012 by

There’s been a lot of talk about the importance of hiring “T-shaped” people — employees with a breadth of experience across a variety of disciplines (the horizontal bar of the letter T), as well as deep knowledge and expertise in a particular field (the vertical bar).

Our Head of Infrastructure Dave Zwieback (aka DZ) has a different requirement when it comes time to find DevOps hires: he’s looking for comb-shaped people.

Watch DZ’s talk at this year’s Velocity Conference, “How to succeed in DevOps without really trying” to learn more about what this means and why it’s so important.