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DevOps West 2018, Agile Dev West 2018, Better Software West 2018 You Only Have to Change One Thing to Make DevOps Work: Everything[presentation]
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We’re told that adopting DevOps can have all sorts of benefits, but many organizations are not getting the results they hoped for. The term “DevOps” has been co-opted to mean anything from tools to a job title.

Ken Mugrage
Better Software West 2018, Agile Dev West 2018, DevOps West 2018 Taking Your Automation Framework to the Next Level Using Machine Learning[presentation]
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Automation fails frequently in companies due to a variety of reasons, including poor team communication, lack of skills, flaky tests, and inadequate understanding of test coverage.

James Farrier
Agile Dev West 2018, Better Software West 2018, DevOps West 2018 Essential Patterns of Mature Agile Testers[presentation]
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Testing in agile teams is still one of the great mysteries of the agile world. In many organizations, testers continue to be marginalized. In others, testers are active but rarely understand or reach the full potential of their role.

Shaun Bradshaw
Better Software West 2018, Agile Dev West 2018, DevOps West 2018 Leadership from Within an Agile Team[presentation]
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Teams struggle for many reasons, leaving people frustrated, complacent, and content to exist in mediocrity. There is a secret sauce that propels individuals, teams, and entire organizations to be really successful.

Selena Delesie
Agile Dev West 2018, Better Software West 2018, DevOps West 2018 Faster Food and a Better Place to Sleep: Applying Agile Outside Software [presentation]
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Agile methods aren’t just for software anymore—actually, they haven’t been for quite a while. Agile's collaborative, iterative, incremental approaches to work have caused it to go mainstream.

Mike Cottmeyer
Agile Dev West 2018, Better Software West 2018, DevOps West 2018 When Continuous Improvement Feels Like Constantly Failing – An Introduction to Design Thinking[presentation]
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Do your Retrospectives feel like a repeat of the last one? Are they moan and groan sessions? Want to try something new to give your team a boost?

Catherine Louis
Agile Dev West 2018, Better Software West 2018, DevOps West 2018 Fuel Agility with Transparent Expectations[presentation]
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Do you know how your work is aligned to tactical and strategic goals? Success is rooted in a productive and cohesive team-centered culture. When culture and execution are misaligned, failure is almost certain.

Nabila Safdar
Agile Dev West 2018, Better Software West 2018, DevOps West 2018 Essential Product Ownership: It takes a Village[presentation]
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Scrum surfaced in 1993. So, the role of a Product Owner has existed for 20+ years. Surely the whole idea is well understood by now. Right? And the role is a simple one. There is a single product owner per product team or teams.

Bob Galen
STAREAST 2018 Open Source Tools for Performance Testing and Monitoring[presentation]
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Are you finding it hard to make time for performance testing? Does your code end up shipping to production with little or no performance validation due to the lack of tools or expertise?

Kaushal Dalvi
STAREAST 2018 Automated Testing for New-Gen Digital Interactions: Chatbots, Alexa, and Siri[presentation]
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Today’s IT systems communicate with customers through multiple points of engagement and various interfaces, ranging from web, mobile, and voice to BOTs and apps like Alexa and Siri.

Sanil Pillai
STAREAST 2018 DevOps Tools for Winning Agility[presentation]
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With a myriad of tools to choose from—open source, free, paid, and enterprise level—teams and organizations have seemingly endless options.

Kellyn Pot'Vin-Gorman
Machine Data Is Everywhere: Use It for Testing![presentation]
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As more applications are hosted on servers, they produce immense quantities of logging data. Quality engineers should verify that apps are producing log data that is existent, correct, consumable, and complete.

Tom Chavez
Mike Sowers The Value of Attending TechWell Conferences: An Interview with Mike Sowers[interview]
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In this interview, Mike Sowers, CIO and president of SQE Training at TechWell, explains what goes on at TechWell's different software testing conferences like STARCANADA. He details the different topics you’ll learn about, the speakers, and the types of presentations you can expect.

Jennifer Bonine
Image of lock over code DevSecOps: Incorporate Security into DevOps to Reduce Software Risk[article]

DevSecOps is a growing movement to incorporate security into DevOps practices in order to ensure flaws and weaknesses are exposed early on through monitoring, assessment, and analysis, so remediation can be implemented far earlier than traditional efforts. By failing fast with security testing, organizations reduce risk of a security incident and decrease the cost of rework.

Alan Crouch
Better Software West 2018, Agile Dev West 2018, DevOps West 2018 Lightning Strikes the Keynotes[presentation]
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Throughout the years, Lightning Talks have been a popular part of the STAR testing conferences. Now, they’ve come to the combined Agile Dev, Better Software, and DevOps conferences too.

Bob Galen

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