How to Maintain DevOps Best Practices Remotely

Women In DevOps
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From the comfort of your own home, relax and connect with us as we launch our new Women in DevOps webinar series. In this webinar episode we will be uncovering 'how to maintain DevOps best practices remotely'.

An evening to discuss hints, tips and advice for maintaining best DevOps practices whilst working remotely, given the current climate with Covid-19, we are all on a road of uncertainty. Our aim is to support our community, and stay connected.

Join us and listen to our engaging panel discussion with live Q&A, lead by market leading experts on current topics that matter.

Our panel includes:
- Francesca Pollard - Co-Founder of Women in DevOps and Chair
- Susie Coleman - Senior Software Engineer at the BBC
- Anoushka Streets - Head of Platform at Currency Cloud
- Katie Gamanji - Cloud Platform Engineer at American Express
- Steve Elvar - DevOps Lead at Global

Susie Coleman
Susie is a Senior Software developer at the BBC. She is part of the GoURMET Project in the BBC News Labs team. The project aims to use and improve neural machine translation for low-resource language pairs and domains and Susie's role is to integrate this translation technology into workflows at the BBC. Prior to that, she was a Software Developer at the Guardian on the Editorial Tools Team. Her goal is to produce high-quality tools to allow editorial teams to report the news as it happens and use the power of the web to find new ways to tell a story.

Anouska Streets
Anouska has over 20 years of software engineering experience across multiple sectors. She’s highly experienced and has worked directly with a broad range of technologies and platforms. She’s managed the transformation of software development organisations as the industry has transitioned into cloud-native based delivery. This includes the adoption of DevOps practices and importantly driving the cultural changes and behaviours to make it a success. She is currently working at Currencycloud leading the platform engineering function.

Katie Gamanji
Currently a Cloud Platform Engineer at American Express. Former cloud platforms engineer at Condé Nast, that contributed to the creation of a centralized, globally distributed platform, with Kubernetes as its centerpiece. In the past worked on maintaining and automating site delivery on OpenStack based infrastructure, which transitioned into a role that focuses on designing, deploying and evolving cloud-native infrastructure. A strong advocate for women in STEM, and public speaker on topics that gravitate towards cloud-native tools and Kubernetes ecosystem.

Steve Elvar
Having followed a somewhat unconventional career path through luxury watch and jewellery sales, IT management, infrastructure engineering, and developing software for the insurance industry Steve has made his way to Global where he currently works with development teams to help deliver products which drive Global’s digital success and help connect 25 million people in the UK every week with the content that they love.

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