DevOps is a set of practices that arose from the software development community which have had, and continue to have, a transformative effect on the culture of Information Technology. What are these practices, why do they exist, and how can you use them to improve your library services? Join us in exploring its use in finding solutions to real world issues.
Alan McCarthy-Behler is a certified project manager and MCSA who works as the Associate Museum Librarian for Library Systems in the Thomas J. Watson Library at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He is interested in bringing non-traditional project methodologies into library service environments and has previous experience in the Library Systems departments of the Pratt Institute, The New School, and the New York Society Library.