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The Latest on DevOps with Azure DevOps - Chris Bowen

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Microsoft Office

5 Wayside Rd. · Burlington, MA

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No matter what kind of applications you’re creating these days, thinking through the process of managing creation, testing, and delivery needs to go hand-in-hand with actual coding itself. Azure DevOps is Microsoft’s set of DevOps capabilities refined through a long history (VSTS, VSOnline, TFS, etc.) of offerings to flexibly support the people, processes, and technologies of DevOps, independently of the specific technology choices you make for your applications.

In this session, we’ll take a look around Azure DevOps, understand the key features, share the latest updates, and help you to get started. We’ll look at how any kind of development, happening in any form (cloud, on-prem, hybrid), can be supported and extended to integrate other third-party and Open Source tools you may already be using. Everything from source control and planning to full CI/CD, shift-left development, automated testing, reporting, and security/DevSecOps and beyond is fair game, and we’ll dive in as deeply as time allows.


Chris Bowen is a Cloud Architect at Microsoft, focusing on cloud application development and modernization with Microsoft’s enterprise customers across the New England area. He has been with Microsoft for over 12 years in a variety of roles, all focused on application architecture and development technologies. Chris has held a variety of senior architect and developer positions at other companies in his career of 25+ years, holds degrees in Computer Science (MS) and MIS (BS) from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), and has co-authored technical books with Wiley and WROX.