Description: A group to share techniques and lessons learned using DevOps tools and methods

Points Of Contact: David Hughes ( and Derek Masaki (

Meetings: 1st Tuesday of the month from 11am-12pm ET (More meeting information)

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DevOps (a clipped compound of "software DEVelopment" and "information technology OPerationS") is a term used to refer to a set of practices that emphasize the collaboration and communication of both software developers and information technology (IT) professionals while automating the process of software delivery and infrastructure changes. It aims at establishing a culture and environment where buildingtesting, and releasing software can happen rapidly, frequently, and more reliably. (Wikipedia)

USGS DevOps Meeting Topics Summary - Recent Presentations




November 5, 2019USGS DevOps: USGS Software Policy  Cassandra Ladino & Willet Wilson, USGS
October 1, 2019USGS DevOps Sync : DevOps Federal Interagency CouncilAnnette Mitchell; DevOps Federal Interagency Council 
September 3, 2019USGS DevOps Sync : USGS Bird Banding Lab ReportBand ApplicationGeorge Ralston &  JHC, CHS and USGS PWRC staff
August 6, 2019USGS DevOps Sync : National Park Service Vector Tiling activities Jim McAndrew; National Park Service Vector Tiling developer
July 2, 2019USGS DevOps Sync : 18F/GSA DevOps Best PracticesPeter Burkholder;  a senior innovation specialist from GSA/18F
May 7, 2019USGS DevOps Sync: GitLab web-based DevOps lifecycle toolKyle Goodwin;  GitLab Public Sector Strategic Account
April 2, 2019USGS DevOps Sync: Department of Housing and Urban Development DevOpsKevin Portanova and Mel Hurley;  Dept of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
March 5, 2019USGS DevOps Sync: Booz Allen Hamilton technical overview of the DevOps environment and CI/CD pipelineMartin Folkoff, lead DevOps engineer at Booz Allen Hamilton
February 5, 2019USGS DevOps Sync: USGS Web Information and Mapping Program

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DevOps Meeting - Topics Backlog - Proposed Topics/Speakers