Our monthly meeting will be held at the Microsoft Greater PA Office in Malvern, PA on Wednesday, May 18 from 5:30-8:00. Refreshments are provided courtesy of philly.NET.

DevOps and Agile Thinking

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 at 5:30 pm
Amanda LangeMS

In this talk, Microsoft Technical Evangelist Amanda Lange will talk about lessons learned from years of doing Agile in small software and mobile projects. The challenge of DevOps is moving from a small-scale Agile environment to scaling out for the full Enterprise. We’ll talk less about tools and more about people and developing a culture of adopting those tools: skilling up, learning styles, gamification, and ways to build a team culture that don’t rely on gimmicks but allow for practicing new methodologies. We’ll look at how to evolve into DevOps to develop a culture of experimentation that can improve the software creation process.

Maturing DevOps to Optimize Value Delivery

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 at 6:45 pm
Brian MinisiMVP

In this ever changing world, IT agility is becoming increasingly critical to remain competitive. Increasing flexibility and delivery while keeping the cost of development, testing and operations under control is a key factor in driving DevOps practices. See how we can embrace the DevOp movement using Visual Studio and Azure Cloud solutions. We will cover many DevOps practices such as Infrastructure as Code, Release Management, DevTest in the Cloud and using Azure environments to manage and monitor development, test, operations and more