Theme: Technical

Continuous Delivery In A Microsoft Desktop Application Environme

In this lightning talk, Craeg Strong describes a Continuous Delivery/DevOps implementation for a mission-critical Criminal Justice system running Microsoft .NET technologies. While Continuous Delivery has made inroads for web-based applications, it is relatively new and unfamiliar for traditional Microsoft desktop applications. The talk will describe how the starting technology stack (TFS, TFSBuild, File System, SharePoint, ...more »

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Theme: Process

Example-Driven Architecture Improves Design and Testability

Providing concrete BDD-style examples as acceptance criteria for user stories is a powerful way to influence the testability of your architecture. This is especially true if developers are provided the examples before starting development and they are responsible for the automated execution of those examples. This talk illustrate how the examples can have this benefit.

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Theme: Process

Managing Scope vs. Detail in BDD-style Examples

Examples are a powerful way to communicate what "done" looks like for agile user stories. When they are automated, they can also act as very useful regression tests/checks. But most automated checks are too detailed to act as useful examples. This can be addressed by using a layered approach to examples in which we provide less detail for broader scope examples and narrower scope for more detailed examples.

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Theme: Process

“Is SAFe really Agile?”

Try Googling that question and you’ll find some strong opinions and clever commentaries. The blogosphere is just filled with opinions on the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®), and whether it’s really Agile, or whether it is taking Agile in a bad direction. When building extremely large complex systems involving life critical applications, this becomes much more than an academic argument. When evaluating approaches for ...more »

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Theme: Process

How to Run Agile Teams Globally for All Levels of Agile Process

One of the most common myths is that Agile can be done only with co-located teams. I would like to walk you through the various engagement models we have experience with to run agile teams globally using near and off shore teams. These models are at various levels of maturity of the Agile process and can level up as the teams get more proficient. At the highest level of maturity is our Agile Nextdoor™ model, which ensures ...more »

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Theme: Process

Implementing Continuous Delivery – the Agile Way

Continuous Delivery takes Agile to its logical conclusion – and thereby transforms the way software is delivered. CD allows organizations to be more agile and to innovate more rapidly by delivering better software, faster, and continuously. Continuous Delivery involves all dimensions of your R&D and Operations organizations – consisting of Team Collaboration, Agile and DevOps practices, Continuous Integration (CI), ...more »

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Theme: Process

Top Tips for Taking Agile from Dev into Production

You development team is agile, your check-ins are fast and your code rocks! But what does it all matter if it then takes you forever to jump through the hoops of finally deploying it into production, and into the hands of your end users? How long does it take you to get your code out in the market? How can you make sure your Ops team and processes are aligned to support your agile development? In this session, we ...more »

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Theme: People

Beyond Process Change in Agile Transformation

Sinead explores the top 10 most powerful questions to ask your leadership team when embarking on an Agile Transformation Journey

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When they thought I had brain damage: The impact of expectations

For nearly 6 years, my family believed an oxygen deficiency at birth left me with mild to moderate brain damage. This created a environment of low expectations that took decades to overcome. Our expectations of others can have a critical impact on every aspect of life, but specifically, what does the way we manage our Agile teams say about our expectations?

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Theme: Process

Enterprise scale development using the Spotify Agile Process

The IBM PureApplication team adopted the Spotify agile process in 2014. Since our initial adoption, we have made additional changes based on feedback and best practice. This discussion will talk about the rationale and expectations behind the initial reorganization, the challenges faced through multiple product releases and a large global development team, and the value that was recognized. Finally, a review of the most ...more »

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Theme: Technical

DevOps for the Cloud

To realize the potential in your Cloud you want a solution that enables you to continuously deliver new capabilities to users as fast and efficiently as possible through automated builds, continuous integration, test and deployment automation . You want to be able to create a repeatable, reliable and incrementally adjustable process for taking software from concept to customer.

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Accelerate App Delivery with Enterprise Strength Hybrid Cloud

A Hybrid cloud should be an off-premises extension of your datacenter, allowing easy movement of workloads between them without changes to the application or architecture. You don't want to be stuck in one environment as needs and requirements change. We'll talk about best practices for developing and testing off-premises, and then migrating the workload back into your datacenter for production.

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