The eighth edition of the Continuous Lifecycle will take place in Mannheim from 3 to 6 November 2020. The conference looks at the entire software application lifecycle and focuses on processes and tools from the areas of Continuous Delivery and DevOps. Introductory or in-depth presentations as well as case studies (45 or 75 minutes) are welcome. Full-day workshops (6 to 7 hours) also offer comprehensive introductions or practical in-depth knowledge on a specific topic.

Until May 13, 2020 the Continuous Lifecycle 2020 program committee is seeking proposals for presentations and all-day workshops: The following list is intended as a guide only.

  • Automated and accelerated development processes with Continuous Delivery/Deployment
  • Quality assurance throughout the entire development process
  • Cooperation between development and operation (DevOps) plus further stakeholders (DevSec, BizDevOps)
  • Organizational effects of DevOps and Continuous Delivery in (agile) processes
  • Pitfalls and peculiarities of development in distributed teams
  • Necessary corporate culture for DevOps
  • Version control systems
  • Configuration management
  • Review and test tools
  • Operation and monitoring
  • Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration tools
  • Build Tools
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • Automation
  • GitOps
  • Cloud solutions for deployment (e.g. PaaS) and build
  • Service Discovery
  • ChatOps
  • Integration of ALM tools in the continuous delivery/deployment process
  • Experiences in the transition from classical business models and organizations to DevOps, DevSec and BizDevOps
  • Special features in the development of cloud services
  • Continuous Delivery in times of Serverless Computing and Microservices
  • Experiences from ongoing and completed projects that are committed to Continuous Delivery and/or DevOps
  • Interaction and integration of different tools
  • The use of tools for agile ALM (presented in specific application fields and scenarios)

The main focus is on practical introductions, conceptual considerations, live demos or comparisons of different approaches, not just product presentations. Please submit proposals for container techniques such as Kubernetes, Docker etc. including the associated ecosystems via the partner conference ContainerConf 2020.

We would like to receive lectures of 45 or 75 minutes or tutorials (6 to 7 hours).

The program committee asks for your submission abstracts (approx. 400 to 700 characters) until May 13, 2020. Additional material supporting the application (long abstracts, slides, essays, etc.) is also welcome.

The conference program is expected to be published by the end of May.

We book the necessary hotel accommodation for speakers whose lecture has been accepted and reimburse the costs of travel to and from the lecture within the value of a 2nd class train ticket within Germany. Workshop speakers will receive an additional fee.

Please submit your suggestions via our online form.





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