Experiences and best practices from automation in the software development life cycle

This talk continues with part 2 from the talk 2019 about best practices and experiences in automation related to the Software Developement Lifecycle (SDLC) – automate everything. Depending on the software being built, the technologies being used, the process applied, the organization of teams automation can play different roles.

The talk shares best practices and learnings around build automation, test automation, deployment automation and much more.

You will learn about possible tools and techniques to use in order to apply automation at the right places in the process of Software Development. Like always the role of us humans in this system will be covered as well.

Marc Grimme

Marc Grimme believes it is important to find the right balance between technical challenges, new developments and a group of people (some call it an organization) in order to use this mixture to their advantage and the advantage of the customer.

He started programming in the 1980s and has been trying to keep up to date ever since. Marc Grimme loves to use programming languages to develop a product that can make a difference for the customer.

From 1995 to 2013 he worked as founder and CTO at ATIX. There he learned a lot about the development of software products in the world of data centers. He had the opportunity to support sales, implementation and maintenance of the products developed by ATIX.
In 2013, he left ATIX and started working as CTO at Fidor Solutions AG and in 2019 he became the Engineering Manager at Google with a focus on corporate Chromebook usage.