Applying devops practices to technology procurement

As product manager for compute, storage and network capacity delivery for Spotify world-wide, procurement of that capacity was one of the major products, especially timely procurement of capacity to cope with on-going global growth.

During this talk I’ll share experience on how we build a multi-functional team responsible for buying datacenter space, network/storage/compute capacity that incorporated legal, finance, engineering and commercial aspects of procurement. And how the mission of that team changed when Spotify moved to Google Cloud Platform.



Ramon van Alteren


Ramon van Alteren has been working in DevOps like environments since 2005 as engineer/product manager/teamlead and program manager. He started his career in the Netherlands at one of the leading