The concept of DevOps has been very often a victim of misinterpretation and misapplication. At its core, we believe that DevOps is not just a methodology, but it is about people management and human interaction — not just this idea of “You build it, and now you run everything”, no matter what it takes. Many developers don’t want to deal with operational concerns, companies need control of their infra as they grow, and it becomes increasingly difficult for a human to reason about the impact a change might have on the system. Platform engineering enables these two facts to coexist.In this session, I will cover where and how to start the platform journey to enable real developer self-service.