We take a look at Agile as a concept, and how that applies to organizations as a whole. We dive into what agile organizations mean, why they are a good idea, and how we can bring the agile culture across organizational functions. The speakers explores the various ways that the agile principle can apply to HR, Finance, and Sales functions in the organizations. He shares stories from personal experience to illustrate how agile works for him and his organization.
One of the challenges facing IT organizations is managing downward budgetary pressures while costs rise. IT struggles to keep service costs down as business consumption of IT services increases. Managing consumption of IT services requires IT cost transparency and business unit accountability.
Are you having trouble trying to deliver a shippable product at the end of every iteration? Unstable and flaky UI tests can be a big obstacle to achieving such a high-speed continuous delivery process. Combined with the explosion of mobile, browsers, and IoT devices, maintaining and stabilizing automated UI tests can be more intimidating, challenging, and costly than ever. An easily readable, maintainable, and modular test automation framework can go a long way to help reduce the stress and costs associated with maintaining UI tests. Join us and learn how testing and development teams can create a scalable and easily maintainable test automation framework.
In July 2015, Microsoft’s venerable Windows Server 2003 operating system will reach end-of-life, meaning the company will not provide regular support or updates for the operating system outside of an expensive custom support contract. Windows Server 2003 remains in widespread use in organizations of all sizes. However, in the decade since its invention, an incredible array of changes have occurred in the IT industry. New forms of attacks, new perspectives on security, new approaches to management and automation, and more are all here. Windows Server 2003 will never be able to take advantage of these advances, or adequately protect itself against these risks.