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The OpenStack Summit, November 5-8, 2013 brings together the brightest technical minds to discuss the future of cloud computing. With OpenStack software quickly gaining adoption around the world, the Summit will feature case studies, visionary keynotes, hands-on workshops and technical sessions for cloud operators and developers. Register NOW.
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Wednesday, November 6 • 2:00pm - 2:40pm
OpenStack Continuous Delivery Best Practices: Putting What IBM Learned from This Community into Practice

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Companies of all sizes are struggling to adopt a Continuous Delivery mindset in order to compete effectively. Although technology plays a significant role (having a Cloud platform designed for agility, scale and elasticity is a must), the culture of the development and delivery organization turns out to be equally if not more important. IBM has a long history of software development beginning on the mainframe decades ago, and as such has a very strong culture around how software should be delivered. With this session, we will talk about how we used OpenStack as enabling technology along with adopting many of the Community development principles as a way to change ourselves from a “Plan everything up front, deliver in large chunks every 9 months” to a “Roadmap, iteratively deliver every two weeks, feedback and improve” type of culture. We will also talk about how we have begun to use our frequently delivered solution as a way to change the way we serve our customers - including solution testing to support.

Speakers
avatar for Kendall Lock

Kendall Lock

Director Software Development, IBM Cloud & Smarter Infrastructure, IBM
In August 2011 Kendall was appointed Director of Cloud Provisioning and Orchestration Solutions, leading teams within the US, Canada, Ireland, Poland, Germany, Italy, India and China.  In this role, Kendall has worked on establishing a family of SmartCloud products, combining assets and technologies from Tivoli, AIM, STG, and Research, and built upon OpenStack as a foundation.  Kendall has held a wide variety of positions in his IBM... Read More →
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Andrew Trossman

Distinguished Engineer, IBM Common Cloud Stack and SmartCloud Orchestrator, IBM
Andrew specializes in cloud computing and is an expert in deployment automation, datacenter virtualization, and cloud computing. In 2000 Andrew co-founded ThinkDynamics, an early developer of utility computing software. The company was acquired by IBM in 2003 as part of IBM's journey towards Cloud Computing. Since the acquisition, Andrew has continued to push the boundaries of cloud technologies inside IBM. Recognized as an IBM Distinguished... Read More →


Wednesday November 6, 2013 2:00pm - 2:40pm
AsiaWorld-Summit Hall 2 AsiaWorld-Expo

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