DevOps in the Cloud: Accelerating Time to Business Value (Part 3)

In an age where there’s an app for everything, reducing the amount of time from ideation to deployment can deliver a real competitive advantage. For many organizations, the adoption of agile methodologies and DevOps practices have changed the way that organizations view IT and development teams, and have yielded measurable results and proven ROI.

This TechBytes series takes a quick dive into three areas of DevOps – an overview of methodologies; testing approaches; and automation of release practices – and delivers actionable advice on how organizations can best turn DevOps into bottom-line value.

About the presenter:

As an offering manager for IBM’s Continuous Testing portfolio, Marianne Hollier brings her nearly 20 years of testing, quality assurance, and quality engineering experience to shape and define the test automation and service virtualization offerings that IBM brings to market.

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DevOps in the Cloud: Accelerating Time to Business Value (Part 2)

In an age where there’s an app for everything, reducing the amount of time from ideation to deployment can deliver a real competitive advantage. For many organizations, the adoption of agile methodologies and DevOps practices have changed the way that organizations view IT and development teams, and have yielded measurable results and proven ROI.

This TechBytes series takes a quick dive into three areas of DevOps – an overview of methodologies; testing approaches; and automation of release practices – and delivers actionable advice on how organizations can best turn DevOps into bottom-line value.

About the presenter:

Eric Minick, leads the product management team to identify the path forward for our continuous delivery offerings at IBM, and shares that vision with their clients.

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DevOps in the Cloud: Accelerating Time to Business Value (Part 1)

In an age where there’s an app for everything, reducing the amount of time from ideation to deployment can deliver a real competitive advantage. For many organizations, the adoption of agile methodologies and DevOps practices have changed the way that organizations view IT and development teams, and have yielded measurable results and proven ROI.

This TechBytes series takes a quick dive into three areas of DevOps – an overview of methodologies; testing approaches; and automation of release practices – and delivers actionable advice on how organizations can best turn DevOps into bottom-line value.

About the presenter:

As IBM Distinguished Engineer and CTO, DevOps Technical Sales and Adoption, Sanjeev Sharma is responsible for leading the worldwide technical sales community for DevOps offerings across IBM’s portfolio of tools and services, working with IBM’s customers to develop DevOps solution architectures for these offerings, and for driving DevOps adoption.

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Dial Tone Reliability: Optimizing Hybrid Telco Infrastructure through ITSM

Today, consumerization of IT drives user expectations for new apps, richer analytics and support for every device under the sun, IT teams are under increasing pressure to deliver better than “five nines” for virtually every application imaginable, and to do so under a data deluge that shows no signs of abating. And the need is real; The Ponemon Institute estimates the average outage lasts about 90 minutes and costs $450,000!

Attend this TechBytes series, presented by Slashdot Media and sponsored by IBM to learn how enterprises of all kinds are taking advantage of the latest in middleware tools to increase business agility, accelerate decision-making, and embrace hybrid environments to meet increasing user demand while reducing operating costs overall. Attendees will learn:

  • How to leverage analytics to increase efficiency while improving reliability
  • Benefits of becoming proactive rather than firefighting application performance issues
  • How to apply cognitive predictive analytics to stop costly IT outages before they start.
  • Where to start when beginning to leverage ITSM in your environment
  • Why Telcos and other companies providing “dial-tone” reliability are utilizing advanced analytics tools in their ITSM portfolio to ensure uptime for even the most dynamic network infrastructure

Register now to hear expert speakers discuss how operations insight, analytics, and automation can work together to give your CIO peace of mind and keep your users happy.

About the presenter:

Denis Murphy, is an offering manager for IBM Cloud with responsibility for Telco offerings. Denis’ current focus is on OSS solutions for Cloud based networking including NFV solutions. Prior to this role he was the product manager for network performance management product line, addressing Enterprise & Telco markets.

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Taking the Risk out of IT Operations: Increasing Service Levels AND ROI

Today, consumerization of IT drives user expectations for new apps, richer analytics and support for every device under the sun, IT teams are under increasing pressure to deliver better than “five nines” for virtually every application imaginable, and to do so under a data deluge that shows no signs of abating. And the need is real; The Ponemon Institute estimates the average outage lasts about 90 minutes and costs $450,000!

Attend this TechBytes series, presented by Slashdot Media and sponsored by IBM to learn how enterprises of all kinds are taking advantage of the latest in middleware tools to increase business agility, accelerate decision-making, and embrace hybrid environments to meet increasing user demand while reducing operating costs overall. Attendees will learn:

  • How to leverage analytics to increase efficiency while improving reliability
  • Benefits of becoming proactive rather than firefighting application performance issues
  • How to apply cognitive predictive analytics to stop costly IT outages before they start.
  • Where to start when beginning to leverage ITSM in your environment
  • Why Telcos and other companies providing “dial-tone” reliability are utilizing advanced analytics tools in their ITSM portfolio to ensure uptime for even the most dynamic network infrastructure

Register now to hear expert speakers discuss how operations insight, analytics, and automation can work together to give your CIO peace of mind and keep your users happy.

About the presenter:

Joakim Tenlen has over 17 years of experience in the Operations Management space. In his current role as an Offering Manager at IBM, Joakim is responsible for Netcool Operations Insight. He formerly was Product Manager for Tivoli’s Service Assurance portfolio, setting overall direction with the Network and Service Assurance team.

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Customers’ embrace of the web and smart phones creates massive new data sets, many of them unstructured or semi-structured. These include opinions, preferences, chat and email transcripts, and web clickstreams. The hardware and software technologies underpinning first generation warehouses were not designed to manage data at today’s volume or variety. While coercing older technologies to satisfy new demands may be possible, the results are inefficient and burdened with unplanned, unnecessary costs.

PureData System for Analytics has been designed, integrated and optimized to deliver data services to today's demanding applications with simplicity, speed and lower cost.

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DBTA: Why Cloud is the future of data warehousing

Enterprise data warehouses remain as relevant as ever in today’s business environment. However, the traditional data warehouse is not up to the task with a flood of new data pouring in at an increasingly rapid pace. To maintain their competitive advantage, organizations must take action now to modernize the traditional data warehouse.

The key to modernizing is flexibility, as business requirements are changing at a faster pace than technologies. Historically, building a data warehouse has been a painstaking endeavor. Not anymore. Register to read on.

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A CIO’s Guide to DevOps

You've heard about DevOps and digital transformation. What do they have to do with you, the CIO? How can you make sure your organization is not just current, but staying truly competitive?

Puppet takes on these questions in their guide to DevOps for CIOs, covering:

  • What DevOps actually means, and how it makes a difference.
  • Why DevOps matters to digital transformation in today's business climate and beyond.
  • How DevOps principles and practices can build your organizational muscle to deal with today's changes — and those to come.

The guide is based on survey findings and research gathered over five years from more than 25,000 IT professionals around the world. There's no bigger study of successful IT organizations and what they're doing right. Learn from the experience of others, and keep your organization out ahead of your competitors.

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DevOps and You: Advice for Building Your Career

Want to land a new job with a title like DevOps engineer or site reliability engineer? Or start adopting DevOps practices at your current job? Or move to an organization that has more mature DevOps practices? If so, this ebook is for you.

Puppet talked to dozens of engineers, managers and recruiters whose jobs (or the jobs they're hiring for) emphasize DevOps practices to see what insights they have to share. Throughout this ebook you'll find stories of how people got started in DevOps, details on the skills that will help you, and advice on how to be successful — or even land your next job.

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