August Executive Dinner Forum

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About the event

How Microsoft Does DevOps

Learn how the Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) team at Microsoft has changed their approach to building software and services by adopting an Agile culture and mindset. Paul Hacker takes you on a journey of contrasting the “old way” with the “new way”, and shares key changes that contributed to the DevOps transformation including thoughts on teams, roles, sprints, planning, releasing, and learning.

Speaker: Paul Hacker

Paul Hacker, a DevOps Architect with Microsoft, has over 15 years of application architecture, design, development, and management expertise in Microsoft technologies. Paul has a depth of experience in ALM, Process Improvement, and Team Foundation Server.  Having distinguished himself as a leader in the IT industry he has been awarded the distinction of Microsoft MVP in the ALM category every year since 2006.

Paul is based in Zionsville Indiana, near Indianapolis.

*This is a SIM Indy Members-Only Event*

Event Agenda

  • 5:30PM: Networking
  • 6:30PM: Dinner (Catered by Provision)
  • 7:15PM: Chapter Updates & Introductions
  • 7:30PM: Presentation
  • 8:30PM Networking

Members In Transition (MIT)

SIM Indy is pleased to announce the launch of our chapter's Members In Transition (MIT) program, meeting immediately following the event. The Members In Transition group was developed to assist SIM members in need by providing a forum to share leads, opportunities, and advice. This program is open to all members for interactive collaboration, including those in need as well as those looking to help! More info about the national MIT program may be found here.


Free self-parking, or optional valet.

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We are pleased to announce this event is sponsored by:

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When & Where
Aug 16
16th August 2018
05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Indianapolis, IN
2018-08-16 05:30 PM 2018-08-16 08:30 PM America/Indiana/Indianapolis August Executive Dinner Forum 2721 East 86th Street Indianapolis, IN, United States 46240

Ironworks Hotel Indianapolis