In less than a month many Jenkins users and DevOps professionals will gather in San Francisco for Jenkins World, taking place Aug. 28-31. With more than 60 sessions to choose from, covering a wide range of topics, it can be difficult to narrow down your schedule. That’s why it’s important to go into the show with a goal in mind.
For those of you specifically looking to hone your DevOps skills, here are five can’t-miss sessions that fall under the DevOps tracks.
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Forrester Analyst Rob Stroud will discuss recent Forrester research that confirmed organizations are leveraging agile development techniques, automated CI/CD pipelines, testing and release automation to deliver differentiated products. The interactive discussion will allow attendees to review their DevOps maturity versus that of the market. Stroud also will lead discussions of how DevOps is adding value within enterprises and how the adoption of containers and serverless computing will further drive DevOps adoption.
Attend this panel to hear from a variety of experts on topics such as software delivery challenges, business value realized from DevOps, building internal support and more. Panelists will include:
- Rob Stroud, Principal Analyst, Forrester – moderator
- Kolby Allen, AWS Architect, WatchGuard Technologies
- Andrey Falko, Principal Engineer, Salesforce
- George Swan, Director of Engineering Solutions, Autodesk
- Stas Zvinyatskovsky, Engineering Leader and Architect, Accenture
In this session, Brian Dawson, DevOps evangelist at CloudBees, will map the DevOps journey to the DevOps Quadrant Maturity Model. He’ll go through the characteristics of organizations within each quadrant and present strategies for moving to the next stage of DevOps maturity. The DevOps Maturity Model is a great way to assess your current state of DevOps.
Banking on DevOps: How Leading Financial Services Organizations Are Driving the DevOps Transformation
Hear from financial services executives about how their organizations are embracing DevOps practices to speed innovation and deliver more value to customers. The financial services industry faces specific security, governance and regulatory hurdles that can prove challenging when changing processes and technology. This session will be moderated by Andre Pino, VP of marketing at CloudBees. Speakers will include:
- Brock Beatty, Director, Software Engineering, Capital One
- Karthrik Loganathan, Director, Business Technology, ESQM, Discover
- Stefan Simenon, Head of IT Tooling & Software Development, ABN AMRO Bank N.V.
- Moied Wahid, Director, Software Development, PayPal
In this session, Jez Humble, CTO at DevOps Research & Assessment LLC (and also a Jenkins World keynote speaker), will discuss how implementing DevOps is more than just implementing tools. He’ll walk through how a DevOps transformation requires a different way of thinking about everything from budgeting to management to compliance. He’ll also break down exactly what DevOps is and isn’t.
Don’t miss out on the hundreds of DevOps leaders and trailblazers to learn from at Jenkins World. You can view the full Jenkins World agenda to see what other sessions can help boost your DevOps skills!
If you haven’t registered yet, make sure you to do so today with the promotional code JWDEVOPSCUST.