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DevOps Voices – The Role of DevOps Culture in Organizational Change

The world of product and service development is changing drastically. Different professionals from many walks of life are adapting in a myriad of ways. Sure, there is no single approach or solution to solve challenges in different organizations. But are there any cross-cutting strategic actions to be taken to be better prepared to change? Could it be that Charles Darwin’s famous words on the importance of adaptability for survival apply to the way we work?

In this episode of DevOps Voices, DASA Ambassador Sari Alander seeks to answer some of these questions. To do so, she explores the importance of organizational courage and the DASA End-to-end Responsibility Principle. Find out how important culture and the human element can really be. Follow this fascinating conversation for actionable tips and tricks in organizational change.

Dimitri van den Broek

Founding Member of DASA®

Dimitri van den Broek is a Founding Member of DASA® and works closely with the global DASA® community to drive and expand DASA®’s solutions for successful DevOps transformations built on value-creation teams. Dimitri is a driving force behind the rapid global adoption of DASA and spearheading the DASA® DevOps Coach program.
Dimitri is a frequent speaker on High Performing DevOps teams and organizes DASA® DevOps Meetups around the world.
Dimitri works in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Sari Alander

Lead Consultant

Mrs. Sari Alander has M. Sc. in Tech. from Aalto University. She has also Postgraduate degree in teacher education from HAMK University of Applied Science, and Diploma in Global sourcing from Aalto University, and Solution focus thinking therapist studies from Helsinki Brief Therapy Institute (lti.fi).
She has DASA DevOps, Scrum, ISTQB, IPMA, PRINCE2, MoP certificates, and she works mostly within DevOps, Agile and Lean coaching in organization and team levels. During her previous professional roles She has gain professional experience with in steel industry, telecommunication, finance and teaching. Her various job roles have covered areas of change management, portfolio and project management, product management, process management, DevOps / Lean / Agile changes, international sourcing and procurement, product development and testing, audits and assessments, product documentation and quality management.
Sari Alander is working in Finland at Knowit, which is a Nordic ICT services company well-known for testing consultancy and software development, and other innovative ICT related services.