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Dawn Haynes Job Security in the Age of Automation: An Interview with Dawn Haynes[interview]
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In this interview, Dawn Haynes, CEO, testing coach, and consultant for PerfTestPlus, discusses the ever-evolving world of AI and machine learning and the impact on the future of testing. Dawn explains why tools and automation will not be able to replace people, so testers don’t need to worry about job security.

Jennifer Bonine's picture Jennifer Bonine
System Test Automation: An Interview with Chris Loder[interview]
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Chris Loder, an automation developer at InGenius Software, discusses getting started on system-level automation and why he thinks AI cannot take over automation. Chris also gives his insights into the value of the collaboration at conferences between people at various levels.

Jennifer Bonine's picture Jennifer Bonine
Dymtry Vinnik Overcoming the Challenges Facing Remote Employees: An Interview with Dmitry Vinnick[interview]
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In this interview, Dmitry Vinnick, lead software engineer at SalesForce, discusses the value of attending conferences in person as opposed to just taking advantage of the online presentations. He also addresses the challenges of being a remote employee and methods of overcoming those challenges.

Jennifer Bonine's picture Jennifer Bonine
Soccer coach with a team member The New Role of Test Assurance Officer and Test Coach[article]

Testing has changed a lot in the last ten years. Although some traditional techniques are still useful, many testing activities are being done by developers, users, and other nonprofessional testers. Consequently, the role of test manager has changed into more of a test assurance officer and coach. The way this new role is implemented can differ from situation to situation. Here’s how it can be useful.

Agile + DevOps East Agile and DevOps Transformation in the Telecom Industry[presentation]
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The telecom industry changes rapidly, the competition is fierce, and user experience is the utmost priority. In today's world of digitization and data personalization, effective use of agility and DevOps is the key behind ensuring customer satisfaction.

Nilanjana Banerjee
Agile + DevOps East AWS Lambda: Best Practices and Common Mistakes[presentation]
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AWS Lambda is a serverless architecture that relieves you of hardware and scaling setup concerns. AWS Lambda functions are used by many organizations for serverless application development and automating DevOps tasks.

Derek Ashmore
Agile + DevOps East Feature Flagging: Proven Patterns for Control and Observability in Continuous Delivery[presentation]
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Are you moving faster than fast? Congrats! Chances are you already use feature flags to decouple code deployments from feature rollouts.

Dave Karow
Agile + DevOps East Contract Testing with Pact: A Different Approach[presentation]
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With the microservice architecture evolving and becoming a golden standard, the necessity of testing the contracts between services appears to be more and more obvious. 

Mihail Mikulaninec
Agile + DevOps East The Inner Game of User Stories[presentation]
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When agile teams are working, the all-important stories stay on the wall (or, worse, in a tool). They sometimes get seen, touched, and loved only once a day. Why are the stories not the focus of the work?

Cory Bryan
Agile + DevOps East Agile Metrics: Let NUM8ERS Tell the Story[presentation]
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Agile and DevOps metrics and dashboards enable agile teams and their leaders to measure time to market, quality, productivity, predictability, employee engagement, and customer satisfaction.

Jagdish Karira
Agile + DevOps East Maximizing Agile Benefits through Understanding Learning Styles[presentation]
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The Agile Manifesto says we value people and interactions over processes and tools. Yet when we talk about the agile methods, we usually end up talking about processes.

Robin Foster
Agile + DevOps East We Inflicted DevOps on Our Business—Now What?[presentation]
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It seems that everyone is aflutter with DevOps, the shiny new panacea for all of our software ailments. What technical goodness can DevOps bestow upon us? What riddles does it unlock for us as technologists?

Allison Pollard
Agile + DevOps East 5 Steps to a DevOps Transformation[presentation]
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For any continuously improving organization, certain actions are commonly applicable when going through large amounts of change. Dan Barker walks through the five steps to transformational change that he's found to be crucial for moving to DevOps processes.

Dan Barker
Agile + DevOps East So You’re Using Docker. Now What?[presentation]
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These days everyone wants to containerize their application, but not everyone understands the best way to go about it.

Ryan Kenney
Agile + DevOps East Build a Healthy Product Backlog with User Story Mapping[presentation]
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Successful agile software development depends on a healthy product backlog. Too often, teams attempting to adopt an agile methodology for a project with a new product owner struggle in their transition due to a sparse product backlog.

Bala Lakshminarayan

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