High Tempo, High Consequences
We live in a time when seconds - even milliseconds - can have a dramatic
economic impact on your company's future. With technology being the primary
conduit for consumer interaction, the user experience is at center stage.
User experience will be a deciding factor in separating the future winners
from the losers. By building more speed and agility into the application
delivery process, DevOps promises great rewards. However, with this promise,
also come significant ramifications for failure.
In his session at DevOps Summit, Tom Lounibos, SOASTA CEO, will explore both
the benefits and the sometimes unintended consequences of implementing a high
tempo DevOps environment.
Tom Lounibos, CEO for SOASTA, oversees the company's operations, sales and
marketing arms and is responsible for the company's go-to-market strategy. He
For better or worse, DevOps has gone mainstream. All doubt was removed when
IBM and HP threw up their respective DevOps microsites. Where are we on the
hype cycle? It's hard to say for sure but there's a feeling we're heading for
the "Peak of Inflated Expectations". What does this mean for the Enterprise?
Should they avoid DevOps? Definitely not. Should they be cautious though?
Absolutely. The truth is that DevOps and the Enterprise are at best strange
bedfellows. The movement has its roots in the tech community's elite. Open
source projects and methodologies driven by the alumni... (more)
We are all here because we are sold on the transformative promise of The
Cloud. But what good is all of this ephemeral, on-demand infrastructure if
your usage doesn't actually improve the agility and speed of your business?
How must Operations adapt in order to avoid stifling your Cloud initiative?
In his session at DevOps Summit, Damon Edwards, co-founder and managing
partner of the DTO Solutions, will highlight the successful organizational,
process, and tooling patterns of high-performing companies that have reshaped
their Operations to enable the business to get full value fro... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that IBM is holding a Bluemix Developer
Playground on November 5, 10:30 am to 5:30 pm at 15th Cloud Expo.
15th Cloud Expo, with expanded conference content of @ThingsExpo, Big Data
Expo, and DevOps Summit is taking place Nov. 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara
Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The labs, for developers of all levels, will highlight the ease of use of
Bluemix, its services and functionality and provide short-term introductory
projects that developers can complete between sessions.
Developers will be able spend as much time as they want ... (more)
Internet of Things - Key Elements to Success
Connected devices and the Internet of Things are getting significant momentum
In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist &
Technology Evangelist at Greenwave Systems, will examine three key elements
that together will drive mass adoption of the IoT before the end of 2015. The
first element is the recent advent of robust open source protocols (like
AllJoyn and WebRTC) that facilitate M2M communication. The second is broad
availability of flexible, cost-effective storage designed to handle the