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Dan North – keynote speaker for PIPELINE 2017

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We are delighted to announce that Dan North will be our keynote speaker for PIPELINE 2017!


Dan North uses his deep technical and organisational knowledge to help CIOs, business and software teams to deliver quickly and successfully. He puts people first and finds simple, pragmatic solutions to business and technical problems, often using lean and agile techniques. With over twenty years of experience in IT, Dan is a frequent speaker at technology conferences worldwide. The originator of Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) and Deliberate Discovery, Dan has published feature articles in numerous software and business publications, and contributed to The RSpec Book: Behaviour Driven Development with RSpec, Cucumber, and Friends and 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know: Collective Wisdom from the Experts. He occasionally blogs at

Save the date – PIPELINE 2017

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It doesn’t seem like it’s been 6 months since PIPELINE 2016, but here we are getting PIPELINE HQ back up and running! The organising committee for this year is: Steve Smith, Matthew Skelton, Chris O’Dell and Beccy Stafford. We are delighted to announce that PIPELINE 2017 will be held on Tuesday 21st March 2017 at etc.venues Victoria, 1 Drummond Gate, London SW1V 2QQ.

We are determined to make PIPELINE 2o17 the best conference yet – and we will be asking for your help to make it into something you would be proud to attend. Keep your eyes peeled for updates coming to you soon – the countdown is on!

Videos from PIPELINE Conf 2016 now all online – more than 10 hours of Continuous Delivery

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All the videos from PIPELINE Conference 2016 are now online. That’s over 10 hours of Continuous Delivery videos for your viewing pleasure!

You can find all the videos on our dedicated Vimeo channel here:

We’ve also posted all the videos here for quick reference. Enjoy and share!

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Smile! Photos from PIPELINE 2016

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Official photos from the day, taken by the excellent Fab Jung, are now available.

View the full album.

Jez Humble

Subtitles/captions in conference videos – useful?

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We’re considering adding captions and subtitles to videos from PIPELINE Conference 2016. This is for people who cannot use sound for whatever reason. The videos are at – please fill in this short survey to help us:


We’ve already added captions to the keynote talk from Jez Humble so you can see them in action:


We’d like to know if we should add captions/subtitles to other videos too.

We’d really like to know what you think. Fill in this short survey to help us:

Thanks very much!

Video: Keynote by Jez Humble – What I learned from three years of sciencing the crap out of Continuous Delivery

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Here is the video of the keynote talk by Jez Humble (co-author of Continuous Delivery and Lean Enterprise) at PIPELINE Conference 2016:

We expect to have subtitles on the video soon, along with videos from the other talks. We’re hugely grateful for Jez for coming to London to speak at PIPELINE Conference. You can find other videos from this and previous PIPELINE Conferences on Vimeo here:

PIPELINE 2016 – 13 Sleeps To Go

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Here at PIPELINE HQ we are getting VERY excited about PIPELINE 2016! We simply cannot wait to meet you all, and hear the fantastic talks! Here are the details for the day, please take a careful read, and do get in touch if you have any questions:

Date and Location
PIPELINE 2016 will be held on 23rd March 2016 08:30 – 18:00 at etc.venues Victoria, 1 Drummond Gate, London SW1V 2QQ.
The closest London Underground stations to etc.venues Victoria are Pimlico and Vauxhall on the Victoria line. The nearest mainline stations are Vauxhall and Victoria.

Code Of Conduct
Prior to attending PIPELINE 2016, please take a moment to read our Code Of Conduct Every year we make an active effort to encourage diversity of attendees and speakers, and it is incumbent upon all of us to provide a safe learning environment for one another.

Jez Humble ( will be our keynote speaker for PIPELINE 2016. Jez is one of the founders of Continuous Delivery, and always has something interesting to say!
Schedule and Open Spaces
Our schedule is available to view at, and details of our speakers can be found at Our speakers were selected via blind submission to ensure each proposal was assessed on its merits.

Note that our schedule for the day is only half full – the two Open Space tracks will be defined on the day according to your ideas. Our Open Space introduction can be found at, and we encourage you to bring your Open Space suggestions on the day!

PIPELINE is run by volunteers operating a not-for-profit company, so to make PIPELINE affordable for attendees we rely on the generosity of our sponsors to cover the cost of the venue, catering, etc. Please take the time to visit our sponsors in the Garden Suite – they would welcome the chance for a chat.

Ticket Refunds
We will honour all ticket refund requests made to, and if the refund request is received more than 48 hours before the event we will release it to our waiting list.

PIPELINE Social and LondonCD Meetup
After the conference, please feel free to join us for drinks and nibbles from 18:00 onwards at the White Swan, 14 Vauxhall Bridge Road, Victoria, London, SW1V 2SA. A number of folks from LondonCD (, @londoncd) will be there too – so good conversation is guaranteed! We look forward to seeing you there!