Agile + DevOps East 2022 Keynotes | TechWell

Agile + DevOps East 2022 - Keynotes

Wednesday, November 9

Google Cloud

Happy Teams, Happy Users: The State of DevOps

Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - 8:30am to 9:45am

Why do we need to transform? Or improve? Why should we “DevOps”? We know that technology drives value and innovation in every organization. High-performing technology teams focus on capabilities that maintain happy users and happy teams. These teams focus on not only technical capabilities, but process, measurement, and cultural capabilities. While there is no easy button for maintaining, improving, or transforming a high-performing technology team, the DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) multi-year research program uses behavioral science to validate the...

Industrial Logic

Creating Systems of Compassion

Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - 1:45pm to 3:00pm

Look…the way we’re working isn’t working. At best, people act with chaotic complacency. At worst, they are punished for creative problem-solving and critical thinking. This results in burnout, anxiety, depression, apathy, helplessness, and hopelessness. In short, not for humans. The path forward? Together, we can nudge towards a System of Compassion - a system that focuses on humanizing people, empathetic leadership, and work that matters. Doing awesome work requires accepting and executing in a business landscape that’s in constant flux. Customers and employees...

TechWell Corp.

Lightning Strikes the Keynotes

Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Throughout the years, Lightning Talks have been a popular part of the STAR conferences. If you’re not familiar with the concept, Lightning Talks consists of a series of five-minute talks by different speakers within one presentation period. Lightning Talks are the opportunity for speakers to deliver their single biggest bang-for-the-buck idea in a rapid-fire presentation. And now, lightning has struck the STAR keynotes. Some of the best-known experts in testing will step up to the podium and give you their best shot of lightning. Get multiple keynote presentations...

Thursday, November 10

Peerless Partners

Work (and Life)–One Big Experiment in Agility

Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 8:30am to 9:30am

As software practitioners, team members, and team leaders, we can sometimes feel at the mercy of the winds of organizational change.  And often, at the same time the powers that be are preaching “being more Agile” and “adopting an Agile mindset”, sweeping changes are being made in the tools we use, our “in office” policies, our organizational structure, and ways of working. If the recent pandemic has taught us anything, it is that we need to continuously adapt. But how can we, as individuals, each impact the trajectory of our team, project, and larger organization?  How can we “walk the...