Behind Automation

Tue Aug 14 2018 (35:01)

In this podcast, Paul Davey and Sam Perrin from Xtravirt’s Cloud Automation Practice discuss automation, sharing their insight and learnings from having worked on dozens of automation projects.


This episode outlines:

  • What is automation?
  • The common reasons businesses are automating business processes.
  • Some of tools being used in automation – from Puppet and Chef for configuration management to HashiCorp’s options for provisioning, security and the running of applications.
  • The need for businesses to take a business logic first approach to automation projects.
  • Some common mistakes to avoid.
  • How Xtravirt have designed workshops and best practice methodologies to ensure automation projects stay on track and deliver the business outcomes they were intended to.


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Sam Perrin - Sam_Perrin