your technology should make an impact
I am an IT impacts expert who shows leaders and tech professionals how to unlock the potential of technology change. Best known for my work measuring the technology process and as the lead investigator on the State of DevOps Reports, I am a consultant, expert, and researcher in DevOps, IT adoption and impacts, and knowledge management. I am the CEO and Chief Scientist at DevOps Research and Assessments (DORA), a venture with Gene Kim and Jez Humble. I am also an Academic Partner at Clemson University and Florida International University. In a previous life, I was a professor, sysadmin, and hardware performance analyst.
I hold a PhD in Management Information Systems and a Masters in Accounting. I have been awarded public and private research grants (funders include NASA and the NSF), and my work has been featured in various media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, ComputerWorld, and InfoWeek. I have been named a Top 100 Leader and renowned expert in DevOps, and a Top 20 Most Influential Women in DevOps. You can read Gartner's take on my move from academia to bring science to the tech industry here.
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I am available for limited engagements, which can include private speaking engagements, interactive workshops, and data concierge services.
I am available in full day or multi-day sessions, or on retainer as an advisor.
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In the course of my work, I conduct and publish academic research. I have published several peer-review journal and conference articles, appearing in outlets like Communications of the AIS, Journal of Learning Sciences, Journal of Computational Statistics, and IBM Journal of Research and Development. More information is available here.