Agile + DevOps East 2020 Industry Presentation : The Key to DevOps? Testing Early in the Pipeline

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 1:15pm to 2:15pm

The Key to DevOps? Testing Early in the Pipeline

As teams become more deeply integrated into the DevOps lifecycle, they find that quality becomes a bottleneck to reaping its full benefits. Traditional QA practices of waiting until post-merge for functional testing are not cutting it in this new era of lightning-fast development - teams need to test earlier and more often.

In this session, learn how to implement E2E testing at the earliest stages of development: from initial code build, to proposed changes in a branch, to ephemeral environments and merge to default. This practice enables teams to solve issues faster, proactively update tests, and become even more productive.

Learn and understand:

  • The impact of DevOps on testing practices 
  • The benefits of testing earlier in development
  • Best practices of how mabl does this at mabl
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Joe Lust


Joe Lust is an infrastructure engineer at mabl, where he helps redefine end to end software testing automation. His goal is to automate all the things at scale, including TDD, BDD, and CI/CD. He’s been working in the cloud for 12 years, from serving as the MC10 cloud lead to co-founding pharmaceutical big data company MDDetails. He also enjoys blogging, speaking, and organizing Boston's GDG Cloud community.