IT Cloud Computing Conference

April 17, 2015 | Seattle DevOps Training Days

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Transform Your IT Organization with DevOps

You can’t hire DevOps professionals, you can only re-skill the best employees you already have. Come to IC3 to transform your IT organization.

IC3 is a training conference for IT executives and their staffs looking to take the first step on the path to DevOps. DevOps changes enterprise IT organizations from cost centers to profit centers, able to innovate faster, deliver new services and grow their businesses. DevOps-capable IT professionals represent the fastest growing segment of the IT industry.

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Agenda

Executive Track: Change management strategies for moving large enterprise organizations to DevOps including presentation from CIOs, demos and case studies.

IT Pro Track: Practical, hands on content and labs, including proof of concept labs on provisioning virtual infrastructure, storage, disaster recovery and orchestrating cloud services.

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DEVOPS TRAINING DAY       
8:00 - 8:30amREGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST RECEPTION
8:30 - 9:30amKEYNOTE
9:30 - 10:00amBREAK
EXECUTIVE TRACKIT PRO TRACK
10:00 - 11:00amTHE ERA OF HORIZONTAL INFRASTRUCTUREFUNDAMENTALS AND ALIGNMENT
This session explains how DevOps benefits large enterprise organizations by compressing 90-day projects into 5-hour projects and how can senior IT executives address DevOps objections. The value of going horizontal is cost savings and agility. DevOps can transform IT organizations from cost centers to profit centers.The value of going horizontal is cost savings and agility. The first step to horizontal infrastructure is identifying IT professionals who see the companty's larger mission and visualize how to achieve the larger objectives through infrastructure, software, agility and speed. This session covers system administration, scripting and networking fundamentals to establish the baseline requirements for migrating enterprise applications to public cloud services.
11:00 - 12:00pmDEVOPS IS NOT A JOB TITLECONTAINERS AND CONTINUOUS DELIVERY
You cannot hire DevOps professionals. The people you need are already employed by your company. Now is the time to reskill leading IT managers at your company to benefit from the agility and cost savings of DevOps. The question is which of your IT managers are most capable of leading the charge?Continuous delivery helps shrink This session explains the principles and methods behind continuous delivery. Partcipants will set up and manage Git-based workflows, Docker (and other container services) and continuous delivery platforms such as Jenkins.
12:00 - 1:00pmLUNCH
1:00 - 2:00pmCASE STUDY: NORDSTROMCONFIG MGMT, MONITORING AND ORCHESTRATION
Nordstrom implemented a continuous delivery pipeline automating delivery of code changes to the staging environment. Today the DevOps approach is becoming more widespread in the organization. Nordstrom was able to automate a very heterogeneous infrastructure that included both legacy and new applications.IT automation in the cloud is a major value proposition of DevOps. This session will cover configuration management, monitoring and orchestration, particularly important in a multi-cloud world. If time allows, this session will also cover software defined networking.
2:00 - 3:00pmRISE OF THE AUTOMATION EXPERTSECURITY
DevOps signals the end of check lists and hand offs. DevOps-skilled IT managers don't need process to provision dev/test environments, configure and manage infrastructure and set up real solutions for companies and customers.In a cloud world everything is at risk and your security is only as strong as your weakest access token. This session covers best practices for cloud security.
3:00 - 3:15pmBREAK
3:15 - 4:00pmCASE STUDY: DISNEYLEGACY ENTERPRISE MIGRATIONS
As with many other IT organizations supporting increasingly agile and high velocity businesses, Disney’s own technical operations teams have struggled to keep up with the speed, scale and consistent repeatability required to move successfully into the future. This presentation details Disney’s journey in adopting business empowering DevOps practices, embracing automation, cross silo collaboration, lean methodologies and data driven operational intelligence.Migrate applications and production workloads with little or no code modifications so you can quickly and seamlessly take advantage of the scalability, cost savings and flexibility of cloud computing. Focus on migrating the application and its data, not the infrastructure. Migrate applications in a fraction of the time. Use recipe-based approaches that don’t require code changes to the application when deploying to the cloud. Identify and use public cloud services that are compatible with your application servers, web servers and databases.
4:00 - 5:00pmDEVOPS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIESPOCs: DEV/TEST, STORAGE & DISASTER RECOVERY
Top 10 management strategies for DevOps in your enterprise. People, and the way that they work together, are the primary determinant of success when it comes to adopting an effective DevOps strategy.Start your journey to the cloud with low-cost, low-risk high yield opportunities. In this session attendees will build working proofs of concept for storage and disaster recovery that will serve as templates for their enterprises to make actual migrations.

*Schedule is subject to change