In Episode 18, Kong Yang
and Todd Muirhead
discuss DevOps and whether the movement was a reaction to tech specialists or a response to the need for tech generalists. We agreed that a blend of specialist know-how and generalist big-picture, business view was best. This is most closely related to the versatilist as coined by Gartner.
- Versatilists are able to apply a depth of skill to a progressively widening scope of situations and experiences, equally at ease with technical issues as with business strategy. -
Gartner 2005 Press Release
Do you agree or disagree? Let us know what you think.
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YouTube Video: Episode 18: DevOps Specialist or Generalist in Virtualization and Cloud