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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
Agile DevOps West Escaping the 9 Circles of Agile Hell[presentation]
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Does it feel like you're toiling away in agile hell? Fear not—you don't have to be confined there for all eternity.

David Bujard
Agile DevOps West Who Owns Quality in Agile?[presentation]
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What do you mean, who owns quality? The quality assurance team, of course—the kings and queens of quality, the masters of the tests, the lords of the sign-off.

Katy Sherman
Agile DevOps West The 7 Deadly Sins of DevOps[presentation]
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Do you know teams that are merely doing "cargo cult DevOps"? Near the end of WWII, the Allies had airstrips on many islands in the south Pacific.

Larry Maccherone
Agile DevOps West DevOpsing Your Greenfield: Cultivating New Growth[presentation]
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Your project sponsor presents a golden opportunity with a brand-new project, saying, "I want to do some DevOps on our new agile project!" Sigh.

Richard Mills
Agile DevOps West Fantastic Outcomes and How to Measure Them[presentation]
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Do your metrics track what matters most to your organization, or do they merely quantify your adherence to a process? Is that process a good proxy for real results? In your environment? How do you know?

Cheryl Hammond
Agile DevOps West Engaging the Other Half of the Room[presentation]
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Do you often attend meetings or events where participation is left to only half the room, while the others sit quietly, waiting for it to be over?

Todd Miller
Agile DevOps West The Essential Product Owner: Partnering with Your Teams[presentation]
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While the Scrum product owner is arguably the most crucial role within agile teams, we often hear horror stories about POs who aren’t available to their teams, change their minds incessantly on business priorities, or ignore quality requir

Bob Galen
Agile DevOps West What's That Smell? Tidying Up Our Test Code[presentation]
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We are often reminded by those experienced in writing test automation that code is code. The sentiment being conveyed is that test code should be written with the same care and rigor that production code is written with.

Angie Jones
Agile DevOps West Building Healthy Agile and DevOps Teams [presentation]
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The tools and technologies our teams rely on to build solutions are changing faster every day. New frameworks, new tools, transformations to DevOps, and migrations to public cloud are all putting strain on our teams.

Lee Eason
Mining a Data Lake to Improve Analysis of Your Test Automation Data: An Interview with Greg Paskal[interview]
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In this interview, Greg Paskal, a technology innovator in quality assurance, discusses a new open source tool from Elastic Stack that creates a “data lake” that can be mined to analyze the data coming from test automation on a more effective level than pass/fail. 

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STAREAST How to Lead Without Authority[presentation]
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Do you need to lead a project but have no level of authority? Is this the first time leading a project, but not sure where to start? Are you interested in potentially being a leader, but wondering what it takes?

Jolene Trzebiatowski
STAREAST Are You the Best Leader You Can Be?[presentation]
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We are all leaders. At a minimum, we must lead ourselves every single day, but many of us also have teams that we lead and serve. Have you ever stopped to analyze yourself to determine if you are the best leader you can be?

Amy Jo Esser
STAREAST Dig In: Get Familiar with the Code to Be a Better Tester[presentation]
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Maybe you’ve been testing the same application for a while and your rate of finding new bugs has slowed. Or you’re trying to find more ways to figure out what your devs are doing day to day.

Hilary Weaver-Robb

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