Presentation: How Intuit Automates Root Cause Analysis at Scale

Track: Sponsored Solutions Track II

Location: Marina

Duration: 10:35am - 11:25am

Day of week: Monday

Level: Intermediate

Persona: Architect, CTO/CIO/Leadership, Developer, General Software, Technical Engineering Manager

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Intuit’s Small Business Group is responsible for one of the company’s flagship products, QuickBooks. As one of the biggest business units in the company, its main objective is to improve velocity and productivity for every engineer. Fast and feature rich release cycles are critical to QuickBooks' success.

In this talk, Omer Azmon, Staff Tools Engineer, and Sumit Nagal, Principal Engineer in Quality, will uncover how Intuit automates tasks that take the average engineering team days or weeks to complete. They will share an overview of the engineering culture, architecture, and tools that developers and DevOps professionals in high performing teams can’t live without.

Speaker: Omer Azmon

Staff Tools Engineer @Intuit

Omer Azmon works as a Staff Tools Engineer in the Small Business Group of Intuit. His primary focus over the last two years has been tools to increase developer productivity in areas such as root cause analysis, test development and test coverage. He draws on over 35 years of experience as a software engineer in a large variety of roles and companies of various sizes.

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Speaker: Sumit Nagal

Principal Engineer in Quality @Intuit

Sumit Nagal works as a Principal Engineer in Quality in the Small Business Group of Intuit. In his over 11 years at Intuit, he led numerous successful initiatives and innovations to fruition. Currently, he is driving developer productivity and Performance. He focuses on powering engineer confidence and speed by providing root cause analysis tools and integration with collaboration tools.

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