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Agile + DevOps East 2018 - DevOps Leadership

Thursday, November 8

Anne Hungate
Daring Systems

A Successful DevOps Initiative Starts with Knowing Your Numbers!

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Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

IT organizations that don’t know their risk factors and exposure are likely to make investments in DevOps that don’t matter. After working with several teams that lost their DevOps funding after making automation investments in areas that were not business constraints, Anne Hungate's “Know Your Numbers” model emerged. Join Anne to learn how to prioritize your DevOps improvements and demonstrate the impact and value you are delivering. After all, DevOps gets traction and funding when teams can show the business impact of doing it, so if you want your DevOps initiative to take off, be...

Treasa Overton
Overton Coaching

Dominating DevOps with Distributed Teams

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Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Distributed teams are the norm in Fortune 100 and 500 companies, crossing many time zones and multiple cultures. These teams seldom communicate directly, instead using a point of contact to relay information. While teams don't need to be collocated to deliver significant business value, they must use their DevOps pipeline to their advantage. Through continuous integration and automated testing, stories can be swarmed by distributed teams and completed in a fraction of the time it typically takes. Treasa Overton will discuss how this distributed model allows for faster delivery of business...

Kanda Software
QualiTest Group, Inc

Bring Your Team Home Safely: What DevOps Teams Can Learn from Aircrews

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Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

United Flight 232 should have crashed with all 296 lives lost. Asiana Flight 214 should not have crashed at all. However, the actual outcomes were very different. Peter Varhol and Gerie Owen explain that the critical difference between the two flights was the interactions of their respective aircrews. Cockpit crew members work together to best utilize the skills of every team member to make flights safe. Using these principles, a DevOps team can bring their project safely home. The leader of a team is the final authority, but leaders must acknowledge team members’ knowledge and experience...