10 Critical Skills That Every DevOps Engineer Needs for Success; on Tech Republic, June 8, 2017. Republished on: Best of DevOps, Linux, Kcura, LinkedIn
People skills are key, but tend to be underappreciated, said Alan Zucker, founding principal of Project Management Essentials. As software engineers, DevOps professionals tend to look to tools rather than people and processes.
“Great DevOps engineers start by understanding the people, the culture, and how the organization runs,” Zucker said. “They then build a strategy that focuses on simplifying the overall operating environment to achieve the goal of continuous delivery.”