David Lipton is an independent consultant partnering with Cloud Perspectives, serving as the spiritual guide to DevSecOps. He brings many years' experience consulting to international clients as a software measurement consultant, offering independent estimates, monitoring and controlling in-flight projects, establishing portfolio plans, providing functional sizing, procuring and managing vendors, developing practical contract bids, and performing productivity baselines and benchmarks. Mr. Lipton has authored International Function Point Users' Group (IFPUG)–certified courses in function point analysis, and has delivered extensive client training in functional sizing, software development methodologies, quality assurance, and process improvement. With a background training in psychology, he offers unique expertise on organizational culture change in the age of COVID-19 and the transition to working from home. He can be reached at email@example.com.