Putting the Ops back in DevOps & DevOps 101

Matt Banham, DevOps Transformation Lead

Matt is leading Altran’s DevOps transformation, introducing DevOps and CI processes and tools commensurate with Altran’s High Integrity Agile approach.

He is a technologist with an illustrious background – he has developed the world’s lowest loss hollow-core optical fibre, developed Europe’s first full model of a pre-combustion, carbon sequestration power station and was instrumental in developing the world’s first operational, real-time, predictive air traffic control system - he was instrumental in developing the next generation of holographic radar as part of primary surveillance radar solutions at major international airports.

Craig Watson, Senior Site Reliability Engineer, Claranet

Craig is a Senior Site Reliability Engineer within the Public Cloud Practice at Claranet, with systems administration experience spanning both enterprises and start-ups.

As well as a passion for the latest-and-greatest tools in systems engineering - in particular AWS, Google Cloud, Terraform and Puppet - he has a specific interest in the practices and cultures that underpin today’s DevOps arena, and has previously presented at PuppetCamp Stockholm in 2015 and to the British Computer Society’s Mid-Wales branch at Aberystwyth University in 2016.