In this role, she will help grow market awareness of Tasktop within the DevOps community and help organizations better understand, visualize and optimize their value streams.
DeGrandis is a regular speaker at global DevOps and Lean events and is finalizing her latest book: Making Work Visible: Exposing Time Theft to Optimize Work & Flow, which will be released in November.
“Dominica is the foremost expert in Kanban Flow in the IT industry today,” said Neelan Choksi, president and chief operating officer, Tasktop. “Her passion for visualizing team demand and capability is a great fit for Tasktop in our efforts to drive Value Stream Integration and Value Stream Visibility. Dominica’s knowledge of DevOps theory and practice will allow her to provide sound and actionable advice and direction to our global customer base.”
"I welcome this new opportunity at Tasktop,” said DeGrandis. “As director of Digital Transformation, I get to help people automatically visualize their workflow and reduce coordination costs across siloed teams -- an effort near and dear to my heart."
Prior to joining Tasktop, DeGrandis was director, Learning & Development, at LeanKit. She has also taught Lean, Kanban and Flow to a wide range of global organizations including industry leaders like Expedia, Hearst and Microsoft, and worked extensively in configuration management.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science, math, physics from the University of Hawaii.
Over one million users employ Tasktop’s Value Stream Integration technology to transform software development and delivery. Tasktop not only unifies the software development and delivery team, but also provides unprecedented visibility into the business critical processes of software delivery. Tasktop customers are the global leaders in financial services, insurance, government and manufacturing, and include 43 of the Fortune 100, 11 of the top banks in the world, six of the top six health plans and four of the top ten US insurance companies. Partners, including CA, Micro Focus and IBM, rely on our independent, vendor-neutral role to connect their customers’ software delivery disciplines via OEM distributions of our products. For more information about Tasktop, please visit: http://tasktop.com.