Delivering Operations Excellence

The only company that coaches web operations and adjacent teams at mid-sized companies to service delivery maturity through the broad application of DevOps principles and decades of experience leading change

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Dave has successfully led DevOps transformations and operational maturity achievement at companies like Salesforce, Cable & Wireless, and SolarWinds. Not content to work only with unicorns, Dave has tackled some of the major cultural and structural impediments to Dev and Ops collaboration, and has been successful coaching organizations to new models of delivery, resulting in cost reductions, resiliency, efficiency, and much faster time to market. Between those and his best-selling video course, Mastering DevOps, he's improved the lives of thousands of IT professionals around the world.


Mastering DevOps Packt Publishing



97 Things Every Engineering Manager Should Know, O'Reilly
Seeking SRE, O'Reilly
An Unlikey Union: DevOps and Audit

Featured In:

The DevOps Handbook
Monitoring with Ganglia




"one of the things that impressed us most was how Dave worked with and engaged various leaders within the company..."(link)
-Simon Yeo, CIO, Barracuda

"Half hour later I had to be part of the group listening to you."(link)
-Cloud Engineer

Case Studies:

Gene Kim testimonial

Gene Kim, author, The Unicorn Project, The Phoenix Project, The DevOps Handbook, Beyond the Phoenix Project, Accelerate, The Visible Ops Handbook, and Visible Ops Security

Jez Humble testimonial

Jez Humble, author, Continuous Delivery, Lean Enterprise, The DevOps Handbook, and Accelerate

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Whether a benchmark of your current service delivery maturity or to evaluate a company for M&A purposes, the flat fee assessment report identifies where an organization is, and what is necessary to achieve excellence.


Turn a talented ops team into a world class ops team with access to, and regular meetings with, architect level SREs. Limited availability. Details here.


Custom consulting engagements to help your organization achieve operations and engineering excellence and satisfaction in service delivery. Including but not limited to: value streams, Agile, distributed teams, monitoring, incident response, retrospectives, project implementation.

Speaking Engagements

Custom speaking engagements for your organization about Operations and DevOps principles. Exploratory conversation included to uncover topics most relevant. Example Topics.