CollabNet Experts, Kurt Bittner Of Forrester And Author Gene Kim Examine Strategies For Adopting DevOps In The Enterprise

Webinar focuses on how to achieve business agility and presents two real world examples

Jan 16, 2014, 09:01 ET from CollabNet

BRISBANE, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --


Kurt Bittner, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research

Bittner is a principal analyst at Forrester and is a leading expert on Agile and iterative software development approaches, including Application Lifecycle Management (ALM).

Gene Kim, co-author of "The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win"

Kim is a multiple award-winning CTO, researcher and author. He is a huge fan of IT operations, and how it can enable developers to maximize throughput of features from "code complete" to "in production," without causing chaos and disruption to the IT environment.

Laurence Sweeney, VP of Enterprise Transformation, CollabNet

Sweeney has more than 25 years of software development experience in a variety of roles. His broad-based technical and business experience helps global enterprises transform their methodologies using Agile and DevOps-based principles.


DevOps is emerging as a powerful way for enterprises to accelerate and streamline the delivery of quality software into production.

This two-part webinar series examines both the business and technical aspects of the fast-emerging DevOps practice. In the first live webinar, the presenters will outline the business benefits and strategies for adopting DevOps in the enterprise. The second webinar will show how the vision can be made a reality with a deep-dive demonstration of two DevOps solutions.

Webinar #1

Achieving Business Agility by Moving DevOps from Theory to Practice

10 – 11 a.m. PST / 1 – 2 p.m. EST

Forrester's Bittner; Kim and CollabNet's Sweeney will discuss practical approaches to business agility and DevOps. Topics covered include:

•  Application delivery best practices that work in today's businesses

•  How to reduce cycle times, improve quality and deliver value to customers faster

•  Guiding principles and practical examples on how to achieve business agility

Webinar #2

Making DevOps A Reality with TeamForge, Automic and Chef

11 a.m. – Noon PST / 2 – 3 p.m. EST

During the second live webinar CollabNet will present a technical deep dive into two proven solutions that deliver on the promise of DevOps. CollabNet's Hancock will demonstrate and answer questions about CollabNet TeamForge integrations with Automic for application release automation (ARA) and OpsCode Chef for Continuous Deployment.


Thursday, January 23, 2014

10 – Noon PST/1 – 3 p.m. EST


Registration is limited for this event. To secure a spot, please follow this link:


@collabnet @ksbittner @realgenekim present webinar "Achieving Business Agility: DevOps from Theory to Practice"

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