CA Continuous Delivery Director @ CA World ’17: Turn Up the Volume!

Blog Post created by johpa12 Employee on Oct 10, 2017

As mission control for the modern software factory, CA Continuous Delivery Director enables you to deliver high-quality applications fast and frequently. This year at CA World ’17, you’ll see how CA Continuous Delivery Director helps you break down barriers with continuous everything—development, testing, release and improvement. Yes, there’s a lot of something for everyone:

  • Discover why CA Continuous Delivery Director is your essential continuous testing platform, including some new capabilities that make testing smarter and more efficient.
  • Find out how CA Continuous Delivery Director is helping to make ‘shift left’ a reality for developers, easily extending CI to do real continuous delivery. 
  • Learn how CA Continuous Delivery Director is eliminating spreadsheets with its dynamic release planning, management and analytics capabilities.
  • And come see the exciting CA World debut of our CA Continuous Delivery Director SaaS offering—which you’ll be able to experience hands-on, throughout sessions and at the demo stations.


Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with CA experts and fill your brain with knowledge that you can put to immediate use in your organization. Keep reading for more details about CA Continuous Delivery Director at CA World ’17.


CA Continuous Delivery Director Sessions: All the Big Hits

The CA Continuous Delivery Director content program at CA World is built to help you transform your software factory, whether you are a DevOps manager, a developer, a tester or a release manager. You’ll find sessions that can help you get started during the pre-conference on Monday, hands-on labs and more advanced sessions on Tuesday, as well as keynotes, tech talks and customer case studies on Wednesday and Thursday.


But this is just the tip of all that you can learn. This year’s conference is packed with more content than ever before, including Continuous Delivery keynotes by Jeff Scheaffer, SVP and General Manager Continuous Delivery Business Unit at CA Technologies; Nicole Forsgren, CEO and Chief Scientist at DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA); and Alan Shimel, Editor-in-Chief of


Review the CA Continuous Delivery Director program below and don’t forget to check out all the CA World session content.


CA Continuous Delivery Director Content Program

MONDAY, November 13

10:30 am - 11:45 am

DO3X105E - Pre-Con: Taking Continuous Delivery From Vision to Reality: Building the Collaborative, Trusting, High-Performance Pipeline 

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

DO3X106E - Pre-Con: Getting Started With CA Continuous Delivery Director: Core Concepts for Implementing an End-to-end Release Cycle

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm

DO3X107E - Pre-Con: Building an Automated, End-to-end, Continuous Testing Workflow in CA Continuous Delivery Director

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

DO3X129E - Pre-Con: New Requirements, New Capabilities in a Shift-Left, Continuous Delivery World (Panel)

TUESDAY, November 14

09:00 am – 10:15 am

DO3X203L - Pre-Con Lab: Get Hands-on With CA Continuous Delivery Director: Setting Up Your First Release

10:30 am - 11:45 pm

DO3X204L - Pre-Con Lab: Moving From Spreadsheets to Automated, Orchestrated Release Practices

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

DO3X125E - Pre-Con: Develop, Deploy, Deliver—Full Continuous Delivery With Release Automation, Orchestration and Management 

2:45 pm –4:00 pm

DO3X120E - Pre-Con Expert User Forum: Advanced Tips and Troubleshooting for CA Continuous Delivery Director (Panel)

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

DO3X205L - Pre-Con Lab: Integrate Your DevOps Toolchain to Manage Releases—Building CA Continuous Delivery Director Plug-ins

WEDNESDAY, November 15

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm

MFT39T - Build a Foundation for Mainframe DevOps with CA Endevor SCM

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm

DO3T036T - Technology Primer: Instituting a Continuous Security Mindset for Your Apps

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

DO3T047T - Technology Primer: Managing Application Releases in the Modern, Cloud-based Software Factory

4:15 pm – 4:45 pm

DO3T049T - Technology Primer: Get Results with a Data-driven Continuous Delivery Pipeline

THURSDAY, November 16

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm

DO3T045T - Case Study: Realizing the Vision of a Modern Software Factory in a Financial Institution

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm

DO3T013S - Case Study: United Airlines Transforms Release Management for Its Modern Software Factory


If you want to read more about any particular session, check out the session catalog and input the session ID.


Showcasing the Many Talents of CA Continuous Delivery Director

CA Continuous Delivery Director will be featured in four key demo stations at CA World ’17 – showcasing use cases for development, testing and release management.



  1. This demo shows a complete end-to-end DevOps toolchain orchestration with CA Continuous Delivery Director as a foundation, including integrations with CA Agile Central, CA Automic Release Automation, CA Agile Requirements Designer, CA Service Virtualization, CA BlazeMeter and CA VeraCode.
  2. Using a Raffle application example, this demo focuses on the modern, cloud-based, secure software factory and how to manage multi-app pipelines, iterate fast and leverage analytics to improve apps and teams.
  3. This demo covers orchestrating the testing workflow with automated promotion and feedback loops within the testing toolchain. Additionally, we will be highlighting new intelligent continuous testing capabilities that improve testing efficiency and enable more informed release decisions.
  4. This demo shows how developers can get closer to the delivery cycle (shifting left), featuring developer tool integrations and “pipeline as code” to drive fast, iterative releases with full testing.


Count Down to Counting Crows

T-minus 34 days and counting until CA World ’17. Register now!


If excitement for learning more about CA Continuous Delivery Director and the CA World experience is not enough, you’ll get to throw-back to the 90s with the amazing bands Counting Crows and Third Eye Blind. Come join us!