DevOps is increasingly mainstream: Companies depend heavily on their servers, and this means that their operations, integration, and deployment need to be automated and monitored to an increasingly large degree. But beyond the obvious trends in favor of DevOps, what do we know? How many companies are investing in DevOps? Why? And what areas are of most interest? And how can devops engineers help companies to improve better and faster? In this talk, Michael Coté surveys the current state of devops, describes the trends, and tells us what language we can (and should) use to convince management that it’s a worthwhile investment.