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MM Configuration Management Best Practices
Bob Aiello, CM Best Practices Consulting
Mon, 06/03/2013 - 1:00pm

Robust configuration management (CM) practices are essential for creating continuous builds to support agile’s integration and testing demands, and for rapidly packaging, releasing, and deploying applications into production. Classic CM—identifying system components, controlling changes, reporting the system’s configuration, and auditing—won’t do the trick anymore.

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TB Continuous Delivery: Rapid and Reliable Releases with DevOps Practices
Bob Aiello, CM Best Practices Consulting
Tue, 06/04/2013 - 8:30am

DevOps is an emerging set of principles, methods, and practices that empower teams and organizations to rapidly deploy systems and application updates while maintaining—and even improving—quality. By lowering barriers between development, testing, and operations, DevOps practices can add tremendous business value to software projects and systems. Bob Aiello explains how to prepare for and implement continuous delivery—in both agile and non-agile environments—employing industry standard processes and automated frameworks.

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Concurrent Sessions

BW11 Continuous Delivery at
Seng Lin Shee,
Wed, 06/05/2013 - 3:45pm

Continuous delivery is a practice that enables teams to release code at any time, based on changing business requirements. However, continuous delivery requires a substantial investment in infrastructure and possibly fundamental architectural changes to support the process. Anti-patterns that would render a continuous delivery pipeline a burden rather than a beneficial tool for continuous delivery must be avoided.

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AT11 The Next Frontier of Agile: Journey to Continuous Delivery
Nicole Sweeney, Intuit
Martin Franklin, Intuit
Thu, 06/06/2013 - 3:45pm

Organizations are under pressure to release faster with higher quality, while business and technology environments are increasingly becoming more and more complex. How can you deploy great products quickly in such a challenging environment? Intuit, maker of TurboTax, is solving this problem with continuous delivery practices. Continuous delivery is the next stage of agile, allowing organizations to achieve greater velocity, repeatability, and sustainability through a continuous build, test, and deploy process.

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