(A talk at PIPELINE Conference 2014, London – https://pipelineconf.info/2014-event/speakers/)

This talk focuses on the people side of Continuous Delivery and how the traditional roles of developer, tester, project manager and product owner are affected by Continuous Delivery. We had no idea that a Continuous Delivery implementation was a change project that focuses on changing the behaviour of the individuals. By treating it simply as a technical project we failed in all possible ways. This talk is a lessons learned talk focussed on people, not technology.

Tomas Riha is the technical lead on Volvo Group Telematics/WirelessCar’s framework team and as such he leads the development of their Continuous Delivery process and the supporting tools. The process has gone from a skunkworks implementation used by five to the centerpiece of a corporate wide new delivery strategy in about three years.