Marco Abis delivered the talk “Software Operability: a DevOps cornerstone” during the Codemotion Milan 2018 conference. We interviewed Marco, asking him these questions: What is Software Operability and how is it related to DevOps? What benefits does DevOps bring to software development? How can DevOps help to align business and technology goals? What are the main challenges of explaining DevOps to non-tech teams? How can these be addressed? Is DevOps the natural evolution of the Agile movement? What about xP? You have worked in a variety of roles during your career. Which position suited you better? How is the Agile ecosystem in Italy?