DevOps Exchange New York City - Action IQ, Kusari, Emtec
Following a HUGE turnout for our inaugural event last month at Google, the DevOps Exchange New York City returns next week!
Join us on Thursday 25th May for another sell out event as we are joined by; Kusari, Emtec and our hosts for the evening Action IQ at their impressive office overlooking Madison Square Park.
We'll hear from our hosts ActionIQ who will talk about the different challenges of legacy automation migration, including tips on how to define a new efficient automation strategy and also sharing their AIQ journey.
Next up will be Kusari, an exciting start-up IT Consultancy, who will give us an introduction to GUAC, an open source tool for centralizing build, security, and dependency metadata used to help organizations better understand software supply chains.
Finally, IT Solutions provider, Emtec will be sharing with us the importance of leadership and building a collaborative culture within DevOps space.
The event will open at 6:30pm and will consist of 3 x 20 minutes talks starting at 7:00pm. The full agenda is below, we have a set capacity for the evening so please RSVP as soon as you can.
*Please note that for entry to the building at this event you will need to sign a simple online visitor consent form, including your full name and government ID.
If you are interested in coming, please RSVP above to secure your spot. Alternatively, if you'd prefer to register on Meetup.com the link is here.
Tina Tyavlovskaya and Kabir Faisal - QA Automation Engineer and QA Automation Lead from ActionIQ
"Rocky Journey to Replace Legacy Automation"
Automation is everywhere nowadays. How can we know that it’s time to modernize your legacy automation? Sooner or later, every company that is looking for faster development and a shorter feedback loop has to consider the modernization of existing automation — which is often easier said than done. In this talk, we will discuss the different challenges of legacy automation migration, tips on how to define a new efficient automation strategy and share the AIQ journey.
Tina is currently QA Tech Lead at Actioniq in New York, working on establishing and managing the testing process across multiple teams and coordinating the release process.
Bio: Tina has over 8 years of experience in building and implementing test strategies across various domains and technologies with a concentration on BigData and platforms with complex integrations.
Bio: Kabir has 10 years as a QA Engineer and 2 years as Automation Lead, he has an abundance of experience working with a diverse base application automation tests such as Mobile, Desktop, Web, and API.
Michael Liberman - Chief Technology Officer, Co-Founder @ Kusari
"Insights into the Software Supply Chain: An Introduction to GUAC"
Worried about the next log4shell? Concerned about requirements around SBOMs and third party risk management? Not sure where to get started in learning what lives in your production environments? Learn about the software supply chain security problem space and some of the tools being built, like GUAC, to better understand, analyze, and protect organizations and the community as a whole from supply chain compromise.
Bios: Michael Lieberman is a technologist focused on IT transformations. His passion is in applying his expertise to use cases where privacy and security are paramount. He is also highly committed to open-source. Mostly recently he has been focused on work within the software supply chain security space.
Larry Gordon - MD @ Emtec
"DevOps Starts with Leadership and Culture"
DevOps is truly successful when it is more about building a culture of collaboration and continual automation and improvement than it is about expertise in specific toolsets.
- Designing the organizational model
- Building and measuring the process
- Picking the right tech and tools
- Recruiting and managing people
- Breaking barriers, building bridges
Bio: Larry Gordon is Managing Director at Emtec. An IT Solutions Provider specializing in rapid product development and deployment. Previously he built large development centers for Cognizant, CapGemini and has worked extensively in the Supply Chain and Logistics industries.
We look forward to seeing you on what looks to be a great night.
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