VP of IT Operations, Bill Palmer; Board Member, Erik Reid; Director of IT Service Support, Patty McKee
The DevOps Game: Explore the Phoenix Project 10 years later
If you’re familiar with The Phoenix Project, chances are you know Bill Palmer, Erik Reid, and their journey to keep Parts Unlimited afloat, despite complexities and constraints within the organization. Ten years later, it’s time to check in with Parts Unlimited after its phoenix-style rise to success.
Join distinguished authors Kevin Behr and John Willis as they step directly into the shoes of Bill and Eric in this 3-part episodic series. Kevin, acting as Bill Palmer, and John, acting as Erik Reid will have a lively and entertaining discussion with other characters from The Phoenix Project as they are forced to adapt and transform to streamline interdepartmental communications and deliver business outcomes for Parts Unlimited.
The invisible constraints of the cloud
Many enterprises turn to a cloud-first strategy to become more cost-efficient—including Parts Unlimited. Join VP of IT Operations, Bill Palmer; Board Member, Erik Reid; and Director of IT Service Support, Patty McKee as they seek to understand their CEO's new cloud-first strategy.
How can a technical organization be so confused with this simple sounding strategy? Join our DevOps experts as they discuss:
- Why cloud is not an effective strategy.
- How "re-commoning" and a "platform as interface" can improve technical debt.
- How to start building the foundations for true hybridity, in-house.