Nathen Harvey

Title: Community, the secret ingredient for DevOps


Successful DevOps requires collaboration. Collaboration improves when you grow from colleagues to a community.

This is an exploration of the community-side of DevOps. How do you participate in the larger DevOps community? How do you build an “internal” community around DevOps practices? Open source?! how do I even start with contributing to the community?

Hear about some successful teams are incorporating lessons learned from open source, DevOps, and other communities. Leave with some ideas of things to try in your own environment.


Nathen Harvey

Nathen Harvey

Nathen Harvey, VP of Community Development at Chef, helps the community whip up an awesome ecosystem built around the Chef platform. Nathen also spends much of his time helping people learn about the practices, processes, and technologies that support DevOps, continuous delivery, and high velocity organizations. Nathen is a co-host of the Food Fight Show, a podcast about Chef and DevOps. He is also an occasional farmer who loves eggs and #hugops.