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Agile DevOps West 5 Common Types of Mobile App Bugs Found Using AI[presentation]
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Among all mobile apps, the current error rate is believed to be at 15 percent. With a thousand new apps launching daily and a constant increase of mobile devices, there’s a need for a scalable solution to create and maintain high-quality apps, without hassle.

Sandy Park
Agile DevOps West The Hard Part of Every Agile Transformation[presentation]
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When it comes to an agile transformation, going through the motions of adopting a new set of attitudes, processes, and behaviors at the team level is easy.

Mike Cottmeyer
Agile DevOps West Exhaustion Is Not a Status Symbol [presentation]
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We set out to transform the world of work with agile, yet we've heard the Scrum sprint cycle described as a “hamster wheel,” an endless conveyor belt of backlog and sprint reviews that developers cannot escape. 

Melissa Boggs
Agile DevOps West Iterative versus Incremental: How Your Backlog Makes or Breaks Agility[presentation]
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Agile is an incremental and iterative approach to delivering value to our customers. But too often, we assume that both approaches are fundamentally equivalent.

Mathias Eifert
Agile DevOps West Postmodern Testing[presentation]
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If you want to speed up delivery while maintaining quality, this is the talk for you. Jason’s move from Microsoft to Google’s agile and DevOps-driven world was a shock. 

Jason Arbon
Agile DevOps West Mobbing, Pairing, Soloing, and Pipe Fires: A Personal History of Collaboration[presentation]
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Pair programming: the practice you love to hate! Twenty years after being introduced as part of Extreme Programming, the collaborative practice is still a thing.

Jeff Langr
Agile DevOps West How to Avoid Automation Framework Sinkholes[presentation]
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Test automation frameworks are constantly plagued by runaway costs and huge codebases that become maintenance nightmares. Successful automation frameworks are best defined under the “keep it simple, stupid” philosophy—KISS!

Laura Keaton
Agile DevOps West AWS Lambda: Best Practices and Common Mistakes[presentation]
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Serverless architectures relieve you of hardware and scaling setup concerns, and AWS Lambda functions are used by many organizations for serverless application development and automating DevOps tasks.

Derek Ashmore
Agile DevOps West The Lord of the Rings: DevOps Edition[presentation]
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Modern software delivery involves lean principles, DevOps practices, and of course tools. Implementing those elements in harmony will necessitate a change in how teams operate—more specifically, it will require a change in how managers think about teams.

Joseph Ours
Agile DevOps West Case Study: An Engineering-Focused, Scaled Agile Rollout at Standard & Poor's[presentation]
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A large company moves to agile, but when the going gets tough, they abandon all their agile processes and revert to old ways—which are now a combination of Scrum and waterfall—and delivery is worse than before they started.

Stan Guzik
Agile DevOps West Sparking End-to-End Agility[presentation]
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Nationwide Insurance had a "Scrummerfall" approach, with long, linear, upfront planning cycles that eventually fed work to agile delivery teams, only to then have the completed work languish in further waterfall steps toward deployment. 

Sanjiv Augustine
Agile DevOps West DevOps: A Journey of Automation That's Worth the Wait[presentation]
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Continuous delivery is really about one thing: quickly responding to market changes. As with many teams, Shareen Gurley and Narasimha Yalamala's journey began with automation, which seemed never-ending.

Shareen Gurley
Agile DevOps West Creating High-Performing Teams at Spotify[presentation]
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In a scaled agile world of practitioners with diverse software development experience, how should leaders and coaches support teams' continuous improvement and ensure they are using best practices in engineering, ways of working, and culture?

Catherine Fleres
Agile DevOps West Pushing Pennies: Playing with the Principles of Product Development Flow[presentation]
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Most agile practitioners first learn by reading a book, taking a class, or attending local meetings. But learning concepts works best when we can put some concrete examples and practice behind the theory. 

Bill DeVoe
Agile DevOps West Hunting Sasquatch: Finding Intermittent Issues Using Periodic Automation[presentation]
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In pop culture, Sasquatch (aka Bigfoot) is an ape-like creature infrequently seen in the Pacific Northwest of North America—if he even exists.

Paul Grizzaffi

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