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Overview of the event

DevOps is much more than just local improvement in the development, delivery and operation of software: it represents a movement that touches development and operations (obviously!), but organisational culture, quality assurance, security, and program management.

Automation, Agile processes, micro services, continuous delivery, container and cloud technologies are essential to the current high performance IT transformation.

Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Machine Learning and AI provide immense opportunity in Data and Process Analytics for optimum outcomes.

New business models presented by DevSecOps and NoOps are further increasing the opportunities for enterprise to deliver quality software.

Facts & Figures About The Event

7 Speakers
7 Topics
50 Tickets

Conference Schedule

DevOps Hack Day (15th November, 2019)
X Topic Abstract

In an environment where the application development lifecycle has advanced to where development teams can release changes into production tens, hundreds or even thousands of times a day, database development remains the proverbial red-headed stepchild.
Modern data regulations make for a much more rigorous environment for database development. To accommodate these new conditions our approach to the database development lifecycle must change.
In this session we will demonstrate how we used the 3 Ways of DevOps to create a compliant database delivery pipeline:

Speaker Profile

James Grant has been developing software for 20+ years– Everything from VB6 and PHP to golang. He is a lifelong tech tinkerer (his first computer was a Commodore VIC 20) and is currently DevOps and Automation Lead at Standard Bank CIB Risk IT

X Topic Abstract

• Management expectations
• Resistance to change
• The most frequently missing or overlooked links on the chain
• Where to aim for success
• How to maintain software quality throughout the process
• Complexities that hamper DevOps adoption – and what to do about them
• The metrics to track for DevOps adoption and success

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Our Speakers

James Grant

Head Automation/DevOps Lead

Standard Bank Group

Warren Fisher

DevOps consultants


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Our Pricing

Group of three or more(Early Bird)

ZAR 4000

Till August 31
Group of three or more(Standard)

ZAR 4500

Till November 15
Individual(Early Bird)

ZAR 6000

Till October 15
Individual (Standard)

ZAR 7200

Till November 15

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Who can attend DevOps Hack Day in Johannesburg?

- Software developers, Tech lead, QA Testers, Automation engineer
- IT support engineer, IT Operations person, Build and Release Engineer
- Architect, Engineering Managers
- DevOps engineer, DevOps professional

Why to attend DevOps Hack Day in Johannesburg?

- Access to Full-day event including tea, lunch
- Talks by industry experts on different aspects of DevOps, Microservices and Container
- Overview of frameworks and tools that you can adopt
- Access to slide decks of all speakers
- Networking opportunities with other passionate professionals from your city

What will you learn about?

Learn latest techniques and skills required for DevOps from industry stalwarts themselves. Latest trends, concepts, processes and tools to understand and acknowledge challenges in Devops, Microservices and Containers. Meet and network with fellow DevOps experts from leading companies. Learn how to adapt and adopt these changes quickly and swiftly within a team and also across the enterprise.

Are there any prerequisites to attend this program?


Do I need to register for the event?

Yes, all conference attendees must register in advance to attend the event.