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Jenkins World 2016 Agenda Announced: Features Keynotes from Kohsuke Kawaguchi, Sacha Labourey and Gary Gruver

Three-day global event offers expert insights at the biggest gathering of Jenkins users in the world

(PresseBox) (San Jose, Calif., ) The Jenkins community, the community of practitioners using open source Jenkins, today with lead organizing sponsor CloudBees, Inc., the enterprise Jenkins company and continuous delivery (CD) leader, announced this year’s keynote speakers and agenda for Jenkins World 2016. The conference is a global, three-day multi-track event comprised of everything Jenkins and will feature knowledge, insights and innovation from experts in DevOps and CD.

Jenkins World will be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, from Tuesday, September 13, to Thursday, September 15, and is expected to bring together the largest number of Jenkins users, experts and partners in the world. September 13 offers additional pre-conference learning opportunities, with the actual conference running on September 14-15.

“This year, Jenkins World will be the largest to date,” said Kawaguchi. “On the heels of Jenkins announcing its single most significant upgrade in over ten years, Jenkins World will be the ultimate experience for all Jenkins users – from core project developers who have been using Jenkins for years to those who are new to Jenkins. This event gives the opportunity for the community to discuss all the exciting things we've been working on, share best practices on usage, and help us all get the most out of Jenkins."

Jenkins World offers:
  • Pre-conference workshops, training and Jenkins certification:On September 13, attendees can attend workshops on various topics, take a two-day Jenkins training course and even take the exam to become a Certified Jenkins Engineer (CJE).
  • On September 14, day one of the conference:Jenkins creator and CloudBees CTO Kohsuke Kawaguchi will deliver an opening keynote highlighting the Jenkins community and milestones reached this year, including the recently announced Jenkins 2.0 release. Kawaguchi will be followed by Sacha Labourey, CEO and founder of CloudBees, who will deliver a keynote highlighting the value of DevOps in the enterprise, and the market strategy for DevOps.
  • On September 15, day two of the conference:Gary Gruver, author of “Leading the Transformation,” will share best practices for starting and scaling DevOps to get your organization to the next level.
  • 50+ Sessions: In total, more than 50 sessions will be given throughout the conference, from organizations such as: Electronic Arts, FINRA, GerritForge, Google, NPR, Riot Games, Shutterfly, Splunk and Verizon
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A sampling of sessions from the Jenkins World agenda include:
“I am thrilled to be speaking to the Jenkins community,” said Gruver. “In today’s enterprise, there needs to be a rock-solid strategy in place to get the most out of DevOps and agile. The Jenkins community is helping to drive these changes in companies around the world. I am excited to help them learn how to scale the benefits they are providing across the organization and hear more from them about their current challenges.”

In addition to CloudBees, the Premier sponsor, featured sponsors include: BlazeMeter, SOASTA, cPrime, Sauce Labs, JFrog, Codenvy, Sonatype, IncrediBuild, Black Duck Software, GerritForge, MacStadium, XebiaLabs, Perforce, Mobile Labs, InfoStretch, Perfecto Mobile, Site24x7 and Undo Software. Media sponsors include DZone.

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