Sakis is a test mentor and leader based in Greece. He has worked for German, Luxembourgian, Irish and UK companies, spanning various different industries and customers like telecoms, the public and educational sector, national administrations, EU agencies and directorates and lately the betting/ gaming industry. He is also a frequent writer and speaker in QA related topics and a proud father of two little “stress testers”.

This is the story of a test team from J. R. R. Tolkien’s world, lost in disrupted processes. A story about how they found D.A.D. (Disciplined Agile Delivery) and transformed into powerful resources to gain success with DevOps. Above all, it is the story about how a software development organization formed its own proprietary structure, creating capacity, through a strong test team, to support different delivery methodologies while using DevOps internally.