STARWEST 2017 Industry Presentation : NBC Universal Reveals Their DevOps QA Journey

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Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 9:45am to 10:30am

NBC Universal Reveals Their DevOps QA Journey

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Micro Focus

One of the roadblocks on the journey from Waterfall to Agile is enabling the team to actually execute continuous integration, continuous testing, and continuous delivery. Join us as we reveal milestones of our DevOps QA implementation.

Naresh Kalawade

NBC Universal

Naresh Kalawade is the Enterprise QA Program Manager within NBCUniversal. Naresh has 15+ years of experience in IT industry including Development & QA in large Fortune 500 companies and Top Consulting organizations. Proven track record for delivering complex business solutions (Continuous Test Automation, Big Data, IoT, Mobile, Functional, SOA, Datawarehousing) on varied platforms (Web, Mobile, Multi-Tier, SOA, Microservices & legacy applications) in Media & Entertainment and Finance Domains. Has setup & is leading the Continuous Test Automation capability within NBCUniversal. As an Enterprise DevOps QA Leader, developed & implemented the DevOps QA model across the enterprise for key business areas. Strong Expertise in delivering complex automation solutions to large programs & projects in DevOps context using wide range of open source and licensed toolsets.

Robert Gutierrez

Micro Focus

Robert Gutierrez is a career IT Architect and certified ScrumMaster, with twelve years of experience in public and private sector IT. Robert has wide-ranging first-hand experience across the software lifecycle, ranging from development, strategy and governance, to the complex world mobile testing. He makes his home in Vancouver, Canada where he enjoys the outdoors, downhill skiing, and cycling. As Product Marketer, Continuous Testing and DevOps, he looks for ways to find creative solutions to tomorrow’s most pressing IT quality management problems.