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DevOps in the Enterprise
Join this 2-part webinar--Part One will be a discussion focused on how to achieve business agility, and Part Two will be a demonstration on how to make DevOps successful leveraging the CollabNet TeamForge platform.
Join Forrester Research Principal Analyst, Kurt Bittner; researcher and author, Gene Kim; and CollabNet's VP of Enterprise Transformation, Laurence Sweeney, as they discuss business agility and DevOps--who’s adopting it, why, and best practices for highly successful practices from real world examples.
- Application delivery best practices that work in today’s business
- How to reduce cycle times, improve quality and deliver value to customers faster
- Guiding principles and practical examples on how to achieve business agility
The 45 minute discussion will be followed by 15 minutes of open Q&A. Please enter your questions on the event registration form.
|Guest Speaker: Kurt Bittner - Principal Analyst, Forrester Research, Inc.
Kurt worked for the consulting firm Ivar Jacobson International, as CTO of Americas, and worked for more than five years guiding Fortune 100 companies in their Agile transformation journeys. He played a leadership role in IBM's Jazz Platform strategy, led requirements tool strategy and development for Rational Software, and led the early development of the Rational Unified Process. As a consultant, he has helped hundreds of organizations improve the results achieved by their development teams.Kurt has presented at many conferences, and is the author of three books, including The Economics of Iterative Software Development, as well as numerous papers and articles.
|Guest Speaker: Gene Kim - co-author of "The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, aand Helping Your Business Win"
Gene is a multiple award winning CTO, researcher and author. He was founder and CTOO of Tripwire for 13 years. He has written “The Visible Ops Handbook” and “The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win." Gene is a huge fan of IT operations, and how it can enable developers to maximize throughput of features from “code complete” to “in production,” without causing chaos and disruption to the IT environment. He has worked with some of the top Internet companies on improving deployment flow and increasing the rigor around IT operational processes. In 2007, ComputerWorld added Gene to the “40 Innovative ITPeople Under The Age Of 40” list, and was given the Outstanding Alumnus Award by the Department of Computer Sciences at Purdue University for achievement and leadership in the profession.
|Laurence Sweeney VP of Enterprise Transformation, CollabNet
Laurence Sweeney has over 25 years of software development experience in a variety of roles ranging from field-based consulting as a System Performance specialist through to Factory based R&D management roles. Prior to joining CollabNet, his role as a Director of Software at HP encompassed acquiring, deploying and managing multiple Agile ALM platforms for tens of thousands of developers and managers in dozens of divisions. As part of the HP Enterprise Transformation, Mr. Sweeney led the IT group that established the world's largest centrally managed instance of HP Quality Center, and was responsible for building out a 12,000+ seat CollabNet platform instance. His broad-based technical and business experience is key in assisting global enterprises transform their methodologies using Agile and DevOps-based principles.
In the second part of the session, CollabNet will present a technical deep dive into two proven solutions that deliver on the promise of DevOps. Join CollabNet’s senior director of field operations, Kevin Hancock, as he demonstrates and answers questions about TeamForge’s integrations with Automic for application release automation (ARA) and OpsCode Chef for Continuous Deployment.
|Kevin Hancock: Sr.
Director- Field Operations, CollabNet
Kevin is responsible for building out CollabNet's partner distribution channel and acting as the major customer advocate across the CollabNet organization. In his ten plus year at CollabNet, Kevin has led successful implementations of CollabNet products and services at some of the world’s largest enterprises. Kevin works with organizations to transform their globally distributed application development teams into modern, agile organizations, helping to save millions of dollars while accelerating software delivery. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Masters degree from the University of Pittsburgh.