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Software improvement conferences
covering the entire application lifecycle.
Learn what you need to build better software now. The Better Software West conference keeps you current on the entire development lifecycle. All Better Software Conferences are held in conjunction with Agile Dev West and DevOps West conferences, allowing you to choose from three distinct programs.
- Projects & Teams
- Going Mobile
- Software Quality and Testing
- Test Automation
- Internet of Things
- Organizational Culture
- Business Analysis & Requirements
- Personal Excellence
Passionately focused on the facilitation of high-performance software development environments...
Sanjiv Augustine is the president of...
Dawn Haynes is CEO, testing coach, and consultant for PerfTestPlus, Inc. A...
An agile methodologist, practitioner, and coach, Bob Galen helps guide leaders...
Todd Holden is the director of IT product development and a key player in the...
Neal Ford is director, software architect, and meme wrangler at ThoughtWorks, a...
Ken Johnston is a principal data science manager on the Microsoft core data...
Janelle Klein is a No Fluff Just Stuff speaker; author of Idea Flow;...
Bob Payne is a change agent at LitheSpeed. As an early adopter of Extreme...
Pre-Conference Training & Certification
Enhance your conference experience by attending one of our pre-conference training classes.
- Agile Tester Certification
- Product Owner Certification
- Certified ScrumMaster Training
- Fundamentals of DevOps Certification—ICAgile
- Leading SAFe–SAFe Agilist Certification Training
- Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level
- Fundamentals of Agile Certification—ICAgile
Looking for in-depth discussions on specific agile topics? Better Software West offers two days packed with half- and full-day tutorial formats.
Tutorial sessions allow you to focus on a particular area of interest so that you can learn to make improvements to everyday processes in the areas that matter most to you.
Agile Leadership Summit
Bring your difficult issues and challenges to the Agile Leadership Summit where you can draw on the knowledge and experience of these leaders and your fellow participants who may have already faced and solved some of your issues.
You’ll hear what’s working—and not working—and have the opportunity to share your experiences and successes.
- Pre-conference training and certification classes
- Keynotes featuring recognized thought-leaders
- The Expo, bringing you the latest in agile software development solutions
- A full day to explore unique challenges at the Agile Leadership Summit
- In-depth half- and full-day tutorials that focus on your area of interest
- Concurrent sessions covering major issues and solutions
- Networking events: receptions, breakfasts, breaks, and lunches included
“There was a lot of good information and ideas I can take back with me and work on implementing in my team. ”David McGlochlin — Western Governor's University
“I liked having both Agile & Better Software in one conference. The variety of topics is great. ”Jackie Sutton — Blue Cross Blue Shied of Kansas
“Very well organized and great quality of presenters.”Ravi Malayappan — Dealogic LLC
“It was great, allowed me to customize my content to get all of what I was looking for.”Tim Schulz — Corelink Administrative Solutions
“Thank you for another wonderful conference. I attended last year and 3 colleagues came with me this year. ”Amanda Curtis — Western Governor's University
“My role is acting as a test lead for my team, so I chose Better Software. It was very easy to isolate the testing sessions, but still gain value from the Agile & DevOps sessions" ”Andrew Rohan — Shelter Insurance
“I liked being able to attend a mixture of sessions from both conferences!”Louise Blackwood — Dealogic LLC
“I liked the interaction and speakers. The real life experiences and stories that were shared. ”Mike Belger — Direct Supply
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