Free Agile Meets DevOps Symposium Scheduled for Austin November 12
10/16/2014

IEEE Computer Society will present a free half-day Agile Meets DevOps symposium sponsored by IBM in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, November 12.

Online PR News – 16-October-2014 – Los Alamitos, CA, USA – LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 15 October 2014 – Featuring Dell emerging technologies executive and CTO John Jeske and top analyst Israel Gat, IEEE Computer Society will present a free half-day Agile Meets DevOps symposium sponsored by IBM in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, November 12.

DevOps is changing the way that software is delivered. The Agile Meets DevOps Symposium will take attendees from one software deployment to 30, using rapid software release techniques for competitive advantage. To register for "Your Agile Adoption Survival Guide: A Best Practices Discussion, visit http://www.computer.org/portal/web/IBM-Symposiums/Austin.

Gat is a Cutter Consortium Fellow and Director of the Agile Product & Project Management practice, a Fellow of the Lean Systems Society, a member of the Trident Capital SaaS advisory boards, and architect of the agile transformation at BMC Software. Gat's executive career spans top technology companies, including IBM, Microsoft, Digital, and EMC.

His presentation, The Macro Process Is the Micro Process, will talk about Grady Booch's two-tier view of software processes.

As IT Director and CTO of Emerging Technologies and User Experience at Dell, Jeske leads the Technology Innovation unit within Dell IT's Emerging Technologies and User Experience organization, where he is responsible for introducing new technologies into Dell IT with the goal of improving the user experience for Dell team members.

His presentation will focus on how Dell IT's Emerging Technologies group built their new Mobile Center of Excellence using agile methodologies, meeting the challenges of sustaining high-frequency communications and close engagement of business partners in a global development program.

The symposium will be held from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Central Time at Top Golf, 2700 Esperanza Crossing in Austin, Texas. For more information, visit http://www.computer.org/portal/web/IBM-Symposiums/Austin.

The event concludes with a thought-provoking interactive panel composed of a technical guru, an executive speaker, and two IBM speakers who will address key issues and answer questions.

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