Matt and Bridget chat with Michael Hedgpeth (NCR) and Doug Ireton (1Strategy) about organizations adopting open source.
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Michael is a Software Architect at NCR working to introduce devops into their Hospitality organization. Change in large organizations require a lot of political skill, and Michael has learned through trial and error what works and what doesn’t. When pure technical skill wouldn’t suffice, Michael has had to discover the power of his personal brand both internally and externally in order to reach his company’s goals and his own goals.
Doug Ireton has been in IT since 1993, starting his career working in Microsoft Prod Support answering calls about MS-DOS. Spending 22 of the last 23 years in large enterprises, Doug now works for 1Strategy, an AWS consultancy focused on helping companies with DevOps and Big Data. Doug is an open source contributor and conference speaker. Passionate about Dev+Ops, he also hosts the Seattle CoffeeOps Meet-up group.