Microsoft's Journey to adopt an Agile Mindset and DevOps culture



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Learn how Microsoft has taken in its journey to DevOps over the past 8 years and completely changed their approach to building software and services. You’ll learn about Microsoft’s 90,000 engineers working in the public cloud delivering into production multiple times per day and how the some products handle the different cadences of several feature teams while maintaining a single coherent and continuously integrated source of the truth. Mickey explains how the team in Microsoft works and spends significant time talking through the harder cultural change issues that were encountered and discuss how Microsoft has gone about building a new, much more sharing-focused culture inside the company. Join in to discover what Microsoft has learned so far and the next areas it will focus on.


Mickey Gousset
DevOps Architect at Microsoft

Mickey Gousset is a DevOps Architect at Microsoft. He was formerly a Microsoft Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP (for 13 years). Mickey has been lead author of several books, including "Professional Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2013" from Wrox Publishing. He is very passionate about DevOps and the cloud, and speaks on DevOps and Cloud topics at various user groups, code camps, and conferences around the world. Learn more about Mickey at


Microsoft Office
9255 Towne Centre Drive, Suite 400
San Diego, CA 92121


Microsoft is kindly covering 40 parking tickets. Note that we are trying to limit attendance to 40 people but if we end up having some extra people, we can't guarantee that we will be able to cover the parking fee for everyone ($14), just for the first 40 people that arrive.

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6:00pm = Sign-in, grab food/drinks, network.
6:30pm = Welcome!
6:45pm = Speaker time!
8:00pm = Event end.

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