To drive towards faster innovation, and also ensure the stability of the core business, the need arises for what is being termed as “two-speed or variable speed IT.” While innovative Systems of Engagement demand speed, agility and experimentation, legacy Systems of Record need governance and predictability. Two-speed IT enables adoption of DevOps capabilities by adapting them to the “speed” of delivery. It requires two-speed business planning and processes and even two-speed organizational structure and budgeting. Join Carmen DeArdo, Director of Application Development at Nationwide Insurance, Sanjeev Sharma, lead DevOps Technical Evangelist at IBM, and Lee Reid, executive IT specialist as they show how IBM’s solution is helping Nationwide adopt DevOps practices for variable speed IT systems.
This webinar is the first in the Variable Speed DevOps – A Deep Dive series.
Event recorded Tuesday May 5th, 2015
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Alan Shimel, Editor-in-Chief DevOps.com, An often-cited personality in the security and technology community and a sought-after speaker at industry and government events, Alan has helped build several successful technology companies by combining a strong business background with a deep knowledge of technology.
Carmen DeArdo, Nationwide – Director – Tools and Technology Leader
Carmen DeArdo, Director – Tools and Technology Leader, Nationwide Insurance, An ardent advocate of DevOps and a leading speaker in the DevOps and technology related events, Carmen is responsible for driving continuous delivery utilizing DevOps, Lean and Agile techniques across Mobile, Distributed and Mainframe and other technologies.
Sanjeev Sharma, IBM Worldwide Lead – DevOps Technical
Sales and Adoption, IBM Cloud Unit
Sanjeev Sharma, IBM Worldwide Lead – DevOps Technical Sales and Adoption, IBM Cloud Unit, is a 20-year veteran of the software industry with expertise in DevOps, Mobile Development and UX, Lean and Agile Transformation, Application Lifecycle Management and Software Supply Chains. He is a DevOps Thought Leader at IBM and speaks regularly at conferences. He has written several papers and is the author of the DevOps for Dummies book.
Lee Reid, IBM – Senior IT Specialist
Lee Reid, Senior IT Specialist, IBM, is a senior solution architect with focus on practical adoption of software engineering tools, software delivery solutions, application life cycle management, and DevOps. He has over 25 years of experience in software engineering, design, programming, testing, development, tools & methodology, team leadership, and strategic planning.