Whenever someone asks me to explain devops, I always start with the same story.
It isn’t the usual story about time and money.
One side of the house had invested heavily in automation.
Our weekly deployment calls took a quick five minutes to sign off.
You grab something caffeinated in case things really go south and dial in.
It would have been 9:00pm, but the newly minted business VP asked it to be moved back an hour so that clients in Hawaii can log out of the system (you don't have clients in Hawaii).