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Agile + DevOps East Changing Tires on a Moving Car: A Journey to Zero-Downtime Deployments[presentation]
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Applications built over the years carry historical design assumptions, such as that a few hours of downtime for maintenance upgrades every six months is acceptable. Today, embracing continuous delivery practices means more frequent releases, which means more downtime.

Pierre Vincent
Agile + DevOps East The Psychology of Chaos Engineering[presentation]
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Chaos engineering, failure injection, and similar practices have verified benefits to the resilience of systems and infrastructure. But can they provide similar resilience to teams and people? What are the effects and impacts on the humans involved in the systems?

Matty Stratton
Agile + DevOps East Stabilizing Continuous Testing in DevOps [presentation]
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Software testing lags behind the pace of features development and digital innovation. Despite recent advancements, testing remains one of the biggest challenges in DevOps.

Eran Kinsbruner
Agile + DevOps East KonMari Your Backlog: Tidying Up Those PBIs[presentation]
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Have you tidied up your personal life with Marie Kondo and are now wondering how to achieve the same effect in your work life? 

Julie Wyman
Agile + DevOps East Agile Actions for Facilitating Distributed Teams[presentation]
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Facilitating distributed team meetings can feel like having one arm tied behind your back and one eye covered. But you can free yourself of these constraints using other agile practices.

Mark Kilby
Agile + DevOps East A Festivus for Leadership Alignment[presentation]
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One of the biggest problems facing organizations that are moving to an agile mindset is leadership alignment across the concepts, principles, and tactics. On the face of things, every leader says they understand agile and that they’re aligned.

Mary Thorn
Agile + DevOps East How DevOps and Agile Fit with Compliance Obligations[presentation]
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DevOps and agile are designed to help you be adaptable and move quickly. But meeting your compliance obligations tends to slow you down and make processes rigid.

Guy Herbert
Agile + DevOps East Wage Your Bets: Microservice, Monolith, or Serverless[presentation]
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Microservice, Monolith, and Serverless are some of the three architectural styles that have recently gained popularity.

Michelle Hodges
Agile + DevOps East Shifting Security Left: The Innovation of DevSecOps[presentation]
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DevSecOps uses application security practices that have existed for a while. The innovation of DevSecOps is incorporating security into the daily workflow of the team rather than leaving it to the end, shifting security left by automating aspects of security testing.

Tom Stiehm
Agile + DevOps East You Build It, You Own It![presentation]
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The days of writing software and throwing it over the proverbial wall to operations and production support teams are over. It’s time we, as software development teams, become more accountable and take pride and ownership in what we do.

Sean Miller
Agile + DevOps East Testing Serverless Applications[presentation]
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Serverless cloud applications are rapidly moving into the mainstream. In this model, teams focus on developing and deploying code on a known technology stack and runtime, with fixed interfaces for application, database, and network.

Peter Varhol
Agile + DevOps East The MVP Mental Model[presentation]
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Here is a question we should all ask ourselves when building new software: Am I building in small chunks? Thinking and actions around the minimum viable product (MVP) are vital in creating a shift to full team and organizational agility.

Jim Grundner
Agile + DevOps East Enter the Agile Dojo[presentation]
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The dojo is an experiment-rich environment for the team that encourages adding pieces and tools as needed, pushing experimentation, and learning first. What makes this dojo special is how adaptive it can be, considering teams no longer are all collocated.

Christina Ambers
Agile + DevOps East Engaging Leadership: The Missing Piece for Enhancing Agile Adaptation[presentation]
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As W. Edwards Deming wrote, "It is not enough that top management commit themselves for life to quality and productivity. They must know what it is that they are committed to—that is, what they must do. These obligations cannot be delegated."

Reha Malik Gill
Agile + DevOps East The Nitty-Gritty Practices of Agile Coaching for DevOps[presentation]
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How do you coach a team from showing progress every two weeks to delivering multiple times a day? Challenging the status quo, running experiments, and forming learning communities may be part of the answer. 

Allison Pollard

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