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Agile + DevOps Virtual 2021 - Industry Technical Presentations

Wednesday, June 9


Agility by Observability

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 11:45am to 12:45pm

The constant market fluctuation of today’s business environment spells constantly shifting business requirements and focus. In order to stay on top of those changes, software engineering and operations management introduced Agile methodologies to provide rapid feedback cycles and the chance to innovate while keeping up with changing requirements. While business requirements are relatively easy to take into consideration, system requirements and architectural complexity is not.

 Enterprise Observability tools can shed light on components of a system that need to be optimized, extended,...
Gerta Sheganaku

Power to the Testers – How AI & ML Enables QA to Build Efficient DevOps Cycles and Propel Organizations into the Next Normal

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 11:45am to 12:45pm

AI isn’t the future of testing; it’s the present-day reality, with ever-increasing significance as organizations are propelling into the next normal. Intelligent technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and analytics are becoming important building blocks of intelligent platform solutions for software companies and IT organizations in 2021. The aim of such intelligent platforms is to provide people with sustainable support so that processes can be optimized and maintenance costs can be minimized. Especially in the field of test automation, AI solutions bring...

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Leveraging Continuous Automation Throughout the CI/CD Pipeline

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 1:15pm to 2:15pm

How Process Understanding & Continuous Testing for Agile+DevOps Speed Delivery and Ensure Quality.  Learn how engaging automation can empower your organization to move at the speed of change in CI/CD environments. Explore how closed-loop automation for process intelligence, testing, and RPA aligns with the CI/CD pipeline and creates a continuous feedback loop and reusable assets. Hear how automation with an API-first approach brings modern capabilities to the packaged application space to support process understanding and process validation activities that inform, enable and accelerate...


From DevOps to DevSecOps: Automate your security tests with CI

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 1:15pm to 2:15pm

In this webcast, GitLab Developer Evangelist, Michael Friedrich goes over how to secure your CI pipeline using GitLab built-in security features. Catch potential errors and vulnerabilities in the codebase before they turn into bigger problems!

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Patrick Alt

Deploying a Large Scale Army of AI-Driven Testing Bots

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

AI-driven test execution is helping organizations scale their software validation and verification efforts and keep pace with the speed of DevOps. However, this new level of test automation is not without additional infrastructure costs. AI testing bots tend to consume a significant amount of resources when using deep machine learning models to generate and execute test cases. And so a new problem has arisen: how do we scale AI-driven testing efficiently and reliably to support the needs of large enterprises? Join Patrick Alt as he describes an approach for running hundreds of AI testing...

Thursday, June 10

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Sauce Labs

An Introduction to a World of Digital Confidence with Sauce Labs

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 11:45am to 12:45pm

To embrace digital transformation and succeed in today’s world of online everything, businesses must have complete confidence that their digital applications will work flawlessly every single time they’re used - and that confidence must be shared by customers. Continuous testing can ensure digital confidence, but with testing volume increasing at every stage of the development lifecycle, you can’t let test infrastructure limits create bottlenecks and dips in productivity.

Join Stan Williams, Senior Solutions Engineer, from Sauce Labs as they demonstrate how Sauce Labs eliminates the...
Victoria Alexiou

The Agile bow & arrow: Scrum & DevOps

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 11:45am to 12:45pm

Many organizations have already embarked on their Agile Transformation journey, yet despite having agile methodologies in place they have still not matured their competencies to the desired level. Still, there are some unicorns who have managed to master the process and are now delivering value faster and more efficiently. Frameworks like DevOps and Scrum help organizations stay ahead of the curve by facilitating cultural transformation, adoption of a lean mindset, and increased automation. More than 18 million software professionals practice Scrum to deliver products, making it an...

Jennifer Eolin
Cannon Lafferty

Scaling DevOps Strategies

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 1:15pm to 2:15pm

Scaling Agile and DevOps practices is especially hard in large enterprises. In this session, we’ll walk through a use case that demonstrates how portfolio managers and enterprise architects can transform teams and entire organizations through agile and DevOps practices.

DevOps as a Product Strategy closes the scaling gapsHow we proved this strategy scales DevOps in large organisations DevOps scaling is an ongoing commitment"


Coveros, Inc.

DevOps Dysfunctions and How to Fix Them

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 1:15pm to 2:15pm

In software development, the people are represented by two traditionally separate yet equally important teams: The development team, who creates software, and the operations team, who manages the production software. These are their stories.

Software development and management are full of pitfalls that can derail the teams. Join Coveros CTO Tom Stiehm to hear the stories of some actual pitfalls he has encountered and how Coveros helped these organizations overcome and create business value for their users. The names and places in these stories have been changed to protect the...

Meera Rao

Building Security in DevOps with Intelligent Orchestration

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 3:15pm to 4:15pm

Intelligent Orchestration enables teams to integrate application security analysis into their DevOps pipelines while maintaining team’s velocity, that automatically performs the right security tests at the right time with the right tools, with the right breadth and depth of analysis based on SDLC events, pre-defined policies, providing continuous metrics and feedback.

A risk-based, intelligent, adaptive DevOps pipeline can close the gap between DevOps and security teams, helping DevOps teams accelerate deployment to production without compromising security. Implementing risk-based,...