The basis of Agile engineering practices is reproducibly building from source code. If software is delivered on servers, and those servers can’t be reproducibly deployed from bare metal to working services, how Agile can you be? Continuous Integration is great, but what about Continuous Delivery? This talk outlines innovations in tools, process, planning and culture emerging at the front lines.
Paul Nasrat is Lead Systems Integrator at the Guardian and helps bridge the gap between teams and enabling effective software delivery. Andrew Shafer is focused on finding ways to balance prescriptive processes with the uniqueness of projects and teams. He is uncovering better ways of developing scalable application infrastructure by doing it and helping others do it.
Agile 2009 is an exciting international industry conference that presents the latest techniques, technologies, attitudes and first-hand experience, from both a management and development perspective, for successful Agile software development.