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The Technology Association of Oregon is dedicated to bringing together some of the brightest minds in the technology industry. The largest professional technology association in the Northwest, the TAO is comprised of over 350 companies in Oregon and SW Washington that are involved or affiliated with the software and technology industries.


 Executive Dinner: 
Why Every Business and Technology Executive Needs DevOps Now

October 22, 2013
Raising Capital in Silicon Valley with True Venture's Puneet Agarwal
November 1, 2013
Death by Technical Debt: Lessons Learned to Get you Unburied
November 7, 2013

In the 1980s, "The Goal” is a novel that changed how a generation of plant managers thought about manufacturing, and has been incorporated into hundreds of MBA curriculums.  Manufacturing organizations that didn’t transition to small batch sizes simply could not survive.

Today, the economy is driven not by manufacturing, but by technology.  IT serves as not only the nervous system of the organization, but comprises an increasing amount of the organizational muscle mass. 

In this talk, Gene Kim, co-author of The Phoenix Project, will describe how DevOps is what results when you apply Lean to the IT value stream, allowing organizations to break out of our downward spiral.

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If you're a part of Portland's high-tech business community but need to know how to raise money in Silicon Valley, this event is for you. Join Puneet Agarwal of True Ventures along with Portland CEOs Luke Kanies and Scott Kveton for tips and strategies on raising capital in the Valley.

Technical debt is inevitable in applications development and many organizations struggle to manage it - when to take it on and how to pay it down. An expert panel representing different organizational, industry and product development perspectives will discuss their experiences and lessons from managing technical debt.

Space is limited.

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