While there are more than 400 breakout sessions at Innovate 2011, we recommend you and your clients attend the following:
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Track Kickoff: Collaborative Development and Operations
Scott Hebner, VP Global Marketing, Tivoli
Harish Grama, VP, Rational Product Development, Delivery and Customer Support
Jamie Thomas, VP of Tivoli Strategy and Development
In this session, learn how IBM Rational and IBM Tivoli are working together to align people, processes, information, and assets across the organizational silos of development and operations. Hear our executives describe IBM's unified strategy that will help clients deliver next-generation smarter products and services more effectively.
Improve Collaboration between Support and Development Using OSLC
Steve Speicher, Sr. Technical Staff Member, OSLC and Linked Lifecycle Data
Ram Ramachandran, Sr. Software Engineer Manager/Release Manager - SRM Service Desk
Bill Higgins, Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration Lead for Tivoli
This session explores integration approaches for IT operations support and development, including an overview of open services for lifecycle collaboration (OSLC) and how IBM is leveraging this approach to help clients facilitate more effective integration.
Dan Berg, Rational STSM, Sr. Development Manager
Michael Elder, Zephyr Team Lead Manager, Rational Software Architect
This session explores the importance of implementing a governance framework to control and standardize deployment environments and automate the deployment of applications to them. It will examine the value of virtualization and cloud technologies to help standardize and automate the provisioning of complex target environments.
Integrating Cloud across Test Environment PracticesJim Trendadue, Gerdau Ameristeel
This session reviews some good practices of a migration path starting from a development sandbox through to various testing areas and finally to a pre-production staging area before deploying to production. The presenter reviews how the company is trying to integrate the solution into its test management practices within IBM Rational Quality Manager and discusses how it is trying to provision environment requests and maintenance through IBM Rational Quality Manager.
Michael Martine, Director, Procurement Transformation
This session outlines the lessons learned from the initial pilot using the new integration capabilities between these powerful tools, which helps IBMers more effectively manage the internal application lifecycle.
Julie Craig, Research Director, Enterprise Management Associates
Pete Marshall, Tivoli Strategy and Planning
Michael Rowe, Rational Strategist
Come join us for an open discussion, hosted by Julie Craig from Enterprise Management Associates and IBM strategists about improving IT and business agility. This session will be an open discussion to provide an opportunity to share thoughts, experiences, and ideas around organizational collaboration.