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Michael Bolton When Testers Are Asked to Sign Off on a Product: An Interview with Michael Bolton[interview]
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In this interview, Michael Bolton, principal at DevelopSense, discusses the absurdity of project managers requiring testers to sign off on a product. Testers cannot assure the quality of the product, so Bolton makes suggestions for how to handle this request.

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Agile DevOps West Building Quality into Your Release Pipeline[presentation]
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Decreasing the time to market has become critical for many organizations. This heightened focus on speed has fundamentally changed the way software is designed, developed, released, and tested.

Troy Walsh
Agile DevOps West Encore Session[presentation]
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BRAVO! It's back by popular demand! Did you have a hard time selecting which session to attend? Wished you had participated in a great session you heard about?

George Master TechWell
Agile DevOps West See the Forest, Not Just the Trees: Improving Quality and Flow in a Continuous Delivery World[presentation]
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There are many companies today implementing agile and DevOps practices, usually enabled by a microservices architecture.

Ashwin Desai
Agile DevOps West A Successful DevOps Initiative Starts with Knowing Your Numbers[presentation]
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IT organizations that don’t know their risk factors and exposure are likely to make investments in DevOps that don’t matter.

Anne Hungate
Agile DevOps West Follow the Money: How to Talk to Executives about Agile[presentation]
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When agile transformations fail, many agilists blame their executives for not caring about or understanding agile.

Steven Granese
Agile DevOps West Getting to Continuous Testing[presentation]
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Max Saperstone tells the story of how a healthcare company striving to get to continuous releases built up their automation to secure confidence in regular releases.

Max Saperstone
Agile DevOps West Leading in an Era of Constant Change[presentation]
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Change is a good thing. Being a leader in an era of constant change can be frustrating. Putting a company through a significant transformation is a serious process that takes a lot of people, time, and money.

Kim Brainard
Agile DevOps West How to Prevent Catastrophic Doom on Your Next Federal DevOps Project[presentation]
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Trying to achieve real continuous deployments into production is hard for everyone, but it’s especially hard for highly regulated or government projects.

Ryan Kenney
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.

Sneha Viswalingam
Agile DevOps West Lean Leadership and Systems Thinking in Agile Adoptions[presentation]
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When teams self-organize, they need an effective ecosystem that enables them to collaborate, communicate, and work effectively. Creating such an ecosystem is management’s responsibility.

Al Shalloway
Agile DevOps West ScrumMasters: The Struggle Is Real[presentation]
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Are you a new ScrumMaster who is trying to figure out what the heck to do each day?

Courtney Wilkinson
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.

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.

Amanda Geary
Agile DevOps West Pyramid Discussion: DevOps Adoption in Large, Slow Organizations[presentation]
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Are you in a large, plodding enterprise that's beginning, in the midst of, or considering a move toward DevOps? Unsure how or even if it will work, but know you have to make a move anyway?

Gene Gotimer

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