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Rouan Wilsenach

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Upcoming talks
Agile Africa - 21 August 2017

Microservices

An introduction to organised chaos.

Build software better

How do you build software incrementally while maintaining good design? Is that cake?


DevOps is about culture

The DevOps movement is about much more than tools. Organisations that excel at creating software are the ones with a more diverse workforce and a culture of sustainable pace.

DevOps culture
Bliki post on martinfowler.com

DevOps is a movement to break down traditional silos between developers, operations and other delivery groups. Although many tools are useful, it is primarily a cultural change.

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Software is eating the world

How quickly can you respond to change? Do you care about feedback? Is your team supported and responsive? Is your code an asset? Do you know which way to go?


If you don’t feel like watching a video, you can read the article.


No more guessing

Stop worrying about what might happen. Rather equip yourself to find out when something goes wrong and set yourself up to ship fixes fast.

QA in Production
Article on martinfowler.com

Things always go wrong in production, but this doesn’t have to be a bad thing. It’s an opportunity to learn about your system and the real world with which it interacts. With the right production monitoring tools and a good Continuous Delivery pipeline, you can build a set of feedback mechanisms that help you find out about issues as they happen and ship fixes quickly. Adopting production QA practices can help you gain a richer understanding of the real issues your system faces and learn new ways to improve its quality.

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