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Agile DevOps West Building the Blocks of Trust in Automation[presentation]
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When moving toward automation, establishing trust in the automation test suite is important to unite the team as a whole. Once trust is established in the process and the tests, it becomes crucial to the overall software development lifecycle.

Sneha Viswalingam
Agile DevOps West Reality-Driven Testing in Agile Projects[presentation]
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Many agile teams rework previously deployed stories, even after plenty of in-sprint testing. Even well-groomed, refined stories, framed with typical, alternate, and error scenarios and gracefully described in well-formed Gherkin, continue to encounter all sorts of bugs.

Robert Sabourin
Agile DevOps West People Operations in a Teal Organization: Tools and Techniques from a Real Journey[presentation]
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The Lithespeed team first read Frederic Laloux's "Reinventing Organizations” in 2015. We immediately said ‘Hell yes, we are doing this - we should never work any other way!’ 

Amanda Geary
Agile DevOps West What Japanese Shinkansen Trains Can Teach Us about Agile[presentation]
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Have you ever been to Japan and noticed that their railway system is incredibly efficient? As places like Tokyo continue to expand and the cost of living rises, more and more people rely on trains that start hours away from the city to arrive on time.

Matthew Weinstock
Agile DevOps West Brainwriting: The Team Hack to Generating Better Ideas[presentation]
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Brainstorming has long been held as the best way to get ideas from teams. The purpose is to solicit large amounts of ideas in a short timeframe.

Chris Murman
Agile DevOps West Making the Jump from DevOps to DevSecOps[presentation]
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Organizations are moving to DevOps to build and deploy software more rapidly. But as they break down organizational silos to bring together testing, development, and operations, they often avoid or exclude security in their transformational efforts.

Alan Crouch
Agile DevOps West Distributed Scrum Teams Whack-a-Mole:
 Creative Solutions to 
Common Obstacles[presentation]
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Taking a newly formed distributed Scrum team from mediocre to high-performing has its share of challenges, including differences in language, culture, and time zones; a misunderstanding of Scrum; and the "us versus them" mentality.

Kimberly Andrikaitis
Agile DevOps West Hacks to Becoming a Mindful Agile Tester[presentation]
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Have you ever felt like you've been working on multiple tasks all day long, but at the end of the day when you review your work, you realize you haven’t accomplished anything concrete?

Raj Subrameyer
Agile DevOps West Using Component Testing for Ultra-Fast Builds[presentation]
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A best practice of software architecture is to design your applications into independent modules or components, with a published contract for interaction between components.

Timothy Cochran
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

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