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DevOps Exchange New York City - Ft. Action IQ, Kusari, Emtec

Following a HUGE turnout for our inaugural event last month at Google, the DevOps Exchange New York City returned last week, this time hosted by our friends at ActionIQ at their impressive office overlooking Madison Square Park. For this event, we listened to 3 fantastic companies deliver individual talks on the latest trends and insights in the current DevOps market and predictions for the future. We heard from Kusari, an exciting start-up IT Consultancy, IT Solutions provider, Emtec and finally our hosts at ActionIQ. For those of you that couldn't make the event last night, we have put together a short summary below so that you are up-to-date with what was covered. We have a busy schedule for the rest of this year with events planned every month so keep your eyes peeled for updates on the next one.

DevOps Exchange - New York City Hosted in the heart of New York City, our latest #DOXNYC event was hosted by ActionIQ.

We were joined by; Tina Tyavlovskaya and Kabir Faisal @ ActionIQ, Michael Liberman @ Kusari and Larry Gordon @ Emtec. Tina Tyavlovskaya and Kabir Faisal from ActionIQ "Rocky Journey to Replace Legacy Automation" First up, we welcomed to the stage Tina Tyavlovskaya and Kabir Faisal, QA Automation Engineer and QA Automation Lead from ActionIQ who spoke to the audience about Legacy Automation and their AIQ journey so far. In this talk they discussed the different challenges of legacy automation migration, and gave tips on how to define a new efficient automation strategy. View the slides here.

Michael Liberman from Kusari "Insights into the Software Supply Chain: An Introduction to GUAC" Next up on stage we welcomed Michael Liberman, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder from Kusari who gave an introduction to cyber security tool GUAC (Graph for Understanding Artifact Composition). Co-launched by Kusari and tech giant Google, Michael explained to the audience why this tool was launched so that individuals can better understand, analyze, and protect their organization and the community as a whole from supply chain compromise. View Michael's slides here.

Larry Gordon @ Emtec "DevOps Starts with Leadership and Culture" For our third and final talk of the evening we welcomed to the stage Larry Gordon, MD at Emtec who shared with us the importance of leadership and building a collaborative culture within DevOps space. He also shared tips on how to recruit and manage people within your DevOps organization and why picking the right tech and tools is so important as a leader. View Larry's slides here.

Thank you to everyone who made the event last night. If you couldn't make it, don't worry. Our next event will be announced very soon, details of the event will be published on our Meetup page. The DevOps Exchange Community is growing, so be sure to follow us on Twitter & LinkedIn to keep up to date with new locations, events and speakers. DOX Events are organised by LinuxRecruit - Continuous Delivery of top tech talent to innovative businesses. Check out our live vacancies today


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