Browse communities
Browse communities
Presenting a webinar?

Roundtable: Managing Application Development in the Cloud

Mike Vizard, IT Editor; Paul Preiss, IASA; Patrick Kerpan, CohesiveFT; Matt Waldbusser, IBM
Cloud computing doesn’t just change where applications are run. It changes the processes used to build, deploy and ultimately manage them.

Come hear industry experts describe how your peers are using cloud computing to modernize application development and testing in a way that not only lowers costs, but also makes the overall process more flexible, agile and responsive to the dynamically changing needs of a Smarter Business.

Join these expert panelists in an interactive, roundtable discussion:

Mike Vizard: IT Editor
Paul Preiss: CEO & Chairman, International Association of Software Architects
Patrick Kerpan: CTO CohesiveFT
Matt Waldbusser: Consulting Practice Manager, IBM
Dec 16 2010
74 mins
Roundtable: Managing Application Development in the Cloud
More from this community:

Application Development

  • Live and recorded (1502)
  • Upcoming (17)
  • Date
  • Rating
  • Views
  • Join us to hear Africa Director Hendrik Malan and guest speaker Grant Theis, CEO of ttrumpet, as they discuss the emergence of Over-the-Top (OTT) providers and the potential opportunities for growth in the enterprise market.
  • Sutter Health is a not-for-profit health system serving more than 100 communities in Northern California. Each year its 5,000 physicians care for more than 10 million outpatient visits and discharge more than 200,000 in-patients.

    As healthcare systems transition from “fee for service” to “fee for value” reimbursement models, there is an increasing focus to drive down 30-day re-admission rates, particularly for high risk patients. To this end, Sutter Health is piloting Project RED (Re-engineered Discharge) which leverages predictive analytics to identify high-risk patients and then prescribes alternative discharge workflows aimed at lowering the risk of re-admission.

    Join us as Kristen Wilson-Jones, Sutter RD&D CTO, shares how Sutter Health has leveraged MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform in an orchestrated plecosystem of technologies to power Project RED by enabling real-time patient risk scoring, clinical workflow management and bi-directional integration with Epic.

    Topics covered
    -------------------
    + How Sutter Health is lowering 30-day re-admission rates by re-engineeing clinical workflows
    + The need for connectivity to enable workflow re-design
    + Best practice in moving from an application-centric to a data object-centric connectivity approach
  • Modern performance tools and techniques can dramatically improve the user experience, reduce developer and ops frustration, lead to better utilization of infrastructure and allow you to smartly ship products to market faster.

    Working with many companies across all industries, we recognize the pitfalls and barriers to adopting DevOps. The Rackspace DevOps Automation team works with various tools every day to counteract these pitfalls. Join Product Manager @EricBrinkman as he shows you the technologies our DevOps Automation team uses, provide insight as to why they were chosen, and walk through a customer experience demo.

    This webinar will include:
    •Deploying Magento through UI and pushing code
    •A look into the control panel
    •Demo of New Relic and Chef
    •Simulation of Rackspace customer experience
  • Optimizing your processes should be closely aligned to your business strategy. However, this is often easier said than done, as there are several pitfalls on the road to successful process optimization.

    In this webinar, Reint Jan Holterman, publisher at BPMLeader.com, will go deeper into what pitfalls you may encounter. Also, he will present a number of pre-requisites based on the 5-C model to avoid these pitfalls and to realize successful optimization projects.
  • Gartner has predicted 18-20% growth in SaaS market, and expects it to hit US $22.1 billion by the year 2015. They have also measured that SaaS adoption rate has increased many fold in the last few years (almost 71% of enterprises use SaaS solutions).

    SaaS has come a long way from “hype” to “norm”. The key to this change is the confidence that has been built by the cloud/SaaS community by providing enterprise class security. Since, SaaS model of delivery has become a defacto standard of delivering products it’s critical for software providers to ensure that their SaaS product meets the required industry security standards. In this webinar, we will address the security aspects related to architecture, deployment and management of SaaS solutions.

    Key Takeaways:
    • Security considerations in each of the architecture layers
    • Data isolation risks and mitigation plans
    • Overview of CWE/SANS and OWASP Security threats
    • Data retention and termination policies
    • Infrastructure and cloud related security risks and solutions
  • Modern software development practices dominated by component-based engineering and short development cycles have largely been a catalyst for rapid advancements in technology. These practices, however, have also resulted in an epidemic of known vulnerabilities baked into third-party software components of IoT applications and devices. These widespread security flaws, many of which are critical in nature, often remain unnoticed or unaddressed throughout the software or device lifecycle, posing significant risks to the people and organizations that rely on them.

    As software continues to permeate the ever-expanding Internet of Things, software vulnerabilities represent a greater and greater threat. IoT devices, like traditional computers, run on software that is susceptible to malicious attacks. As more devices become connected, understanding how to identify and manage security vulnerabilities within widely used third-party software components is critical for all stakeholders, including manufacturers and end-users.

    In this webinar, our diverse panel of security experts will:
    •Propose an expanded definition and understanding of IoT and the stakeholders at risk
    •Present research highlighting the pervasiveness of vulnerabilities in third-party software components of IoT devices
    •Draw some conclusions about the state of software security in IoT today
    •Discuss some simple approaches to addressing these problems
  • The Identity and Access Market (IAM) is undergoing exciting changes. Increased cloud adoption, cyber-threats and the speedy adoption of mobile computing is affecting how enterprises approach access security and authentication.

    Getting insight into these trends can help you prepare your organization for better and more effective Identity and Access policies during the coming year.

    Join us on for a webinar on “IAM and Authentication Trends in 2015”, on March 24, 2015, where you can hear all about Identity and Access trends and developments from an industry expert.
  • Businesses are under constant pressure to deliver apps faster and faster, without sacrificing quality. Application performance is a huge part of quality and mandatory for a great user experience. How do you achieve it? HP Performance Testing solutions bring new capabilities to accelerate application delivery while maintaining the required performance.


    In this webinar, the HP Product Management team and RnD will present the new features of version 12.20 and a demo of the new, innovative controller (Tech Preview). Join us to learn about:

    The new Performance Center user interface
    Noise generator feature
    New controller (tech preview)
    How StormRunner integrates with NewRelic
    StormRunner version for Developers – Integration with JMeter and webtest speed tools
  • L’objectif de ce webcast est de présenter comment la technologie permet d’atteindre les objectifs DevOps en éliminant les contraintes et les goulots d'étranglement qui perturbent la production de valeur pour les clients finaux

    Why DevOps is the answer to Digital Transformation
    The objective of this webcast is to show how technology allows to reach the DevOps objectives by eliminating constraints and bottlenecks that disrupt the production of value for end users
  • A lack of manpower and a dearth of resources are often major obstacles for organizations striving to achieve and maintain HIPAA and/or PCI compliance. Compliance guidelines are complex and difficult to decipher, even for the most experienced IT professionals. Recent headlines regarding unprecedented security and compliance breaches are causing companies to examine compliance-as-a-service (CaaS) solutions offered by cloud providers. But with the myriad of options available, it’s difficult for companies to discern which CaaS best fits their needs.

    Join Johan Hybinette, HOSTING Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), as he discusses the benefits and risks associated with CaaS. Drawing upon his 20+ years’ of experience in information security and compliance, Johan will also offer tips for selecting the right CaaS for your business. Bring your questions and leave with the information you need to confidently invest in a CaaS solution.
  • Channel
  • Channel profile
  • Which Flash is Best for MS-SQL? Server-side, hybrid or all-flash? Apr 30 2015 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    George Crump, Storage Switzerland
    For many organizations MS-SQL is the backend to many of their mission critical applications. The environment provides a cost effective foundation for an organization to develop custom designed solutions that drive the business forward. As MS-SQL has risen in importance, the demands on the storage infrastructure have also increased. MS-SQL needs a high performance, well-protected storage system that is also cost effective. To meet these requirements many organizations are now looking at flash storage.

    Join experts from Storage Switzerland and Tegile Systems as we discuss the various options that storage and MS-SQL administrators have as they begin to look for new ways to meet the MS-SQL challenge.
  • All I Need Is An App! Why Should I Look At Platforms? Apr 29 2015 5:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Jerry Zeephat, Manager of Global Product Marketing, OutSystems
    As businesses struggle to innovate and deliver a new wave of apps to address a multi-device, mobile-enabled world, they’re learning the initial cost and effort of building an app is just the tip of the iceberg. Being able to nimbly accommodate business demands and shifting user needs has never been more difficult, especially if it’s being approached using old-school tools and methodologies. In this session, we’ll discuss five key ways the right platform can reduce complexity and accelerate the app-building process, all while growing your competitive edge.
  • How an Enterprise saved millions by re-evaluating cloud providers Apr 23 2015 7:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Ilyas Iyoob - Director of Advanced Analytics and Lani Dame - Sr. Product Marketing Manager
    Sometimes one cloud isn’t enough. In a recent study by IDC, more than 65% of enterprise IT organizations will commit to hybrid cloud technologies before 2016. In this webinar we will walk you through a case study on a large enterprise customer who optimized their cloud strategy for performance, capabilities, and costs by using a multi-cloud approach. The results were outstanding - $1.5 million in annual savings from examining only 15 apps out of 500 app portfolio. Join Ilyas Iyoob, Director of Advanced Analytics and Lani Dame, Sr. Product Marketing Manager as they walk through this customer success.
  • The Potential Business Value of Low-latency Flash Apr 22 2015 3:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Rob Commins, VP of Marketing, Tegile Systems
    Have you ever seen a manager succeed in taking away an employee’s MacBook Air and replacing it with a traditional hard disk PC? Or tried to migrate application users from a flash-only array to a cheaper traditional hard disk (HDD) array? Have you ever had to remember to save your work on a flash-based smartphone?

    Join us and learn ways to help justify faster storage, both from an IT budget and an application user productivity perspective:

    •Fast and consistent system response times from any device, application, or system they are using improve a user’s individual productivity.
    •The vast majority of systems with very fast storage run better and take less time to manage.
    •Flash provides more productive ways of designing systems. For example, continuous saving of every keystroke is impossible with hard disk PCs, but is the norm in flash-based mobile devices.
  • Why Capacity Management is Essential for a Cloud Strategy Recorded: Mar 26 2015 50 mins
    Marina Yesakova, Sr. Marketing Manager; Giuseppe Nardiello, Sr. Product Manager, BMC Software
    To realize the full benefits of the cloud, you must choose a cloud that fits your needs and supports your organization’s cloud workloads. In this webinar, we will discuss the results of a Forrester Consulting study that show why capacity management is essential to your cloud transformation strategy. You will learn how capacity optimization tools manage workloads in the cloud and help you:

    • Gain visibility into capacity utilization at the resource, service, and business level.
    • Support timely decision-making on IT investments.
    • Increase agility, reduce IT costs, and minimize risks.

    Learn how capacity management will help you understand and optimize your environment to support effective decision-making aligned to business priorities.
  • Cloud-based Computing Survey Results: Adoption Trends and Security Concerns Recorded: Mar 25 2015 7 mins
    Kris Bondi, VP of Marketing, Moka5
    Earlier this year, Moka5 conducted a survey about how enterprises are currently using cloud-based services and how they would prefer to use them. The results are in and the findings are eye opening. Join Moka5 VP of Marketing Kris Bondi for an overview of the adoption and usage trends as well top-of-mind security concerns for IT decision makers.
  • Deploying a Cloud Scale App with Rackspace DevOps Automation Recorded: Mar 25 2015 50 mins
    Eric Brinkman
    Modern performance tools and techniques can dramatically improve the user experience, reduce developer and ops frustration, lead to better utilization of infrastructure and allow you to smartly ship products to market faster.

    Working with many companies across all industries, we recognize the pitfalls and barriers to adopting DevOps. The Rackspace DevOps Automation team works with various tools every day to counteract these pitfalls. Join Product Manager @EricBrinkman as he shows you the technologies our DevOps Automation team uses, provide insight as to why they were chosen, and walk through a customer experience demo.

    This webinar will include:
    •Deploying Magento through UI and pushing code
    •A look into the control panel
    •Demo of New Relic and Chef
    •Simulation of Rackspace customer experience
  • Developing Multi-Cloud Solution Architectures Recorded: Mar 19 2015 31 mins
    Kendra Matthews, Marketing Director; Matt O’Donel, Solution Consultant
    77 percent of IT professionals are planning to deploy to multiple clouds within the next 12 months, based on a recent Dimensional Research survey. Why the movement to multi-cloud? Organizations are learning not all clouds are created equal and understanding how to identify the right provider and service to strike a balance between cost and capability is key. Maximizing the value of a multi-cloud strategy and building multi-cloud application architectures requires a robust catalog, ability to compare providers against key application characteristics, and way to easily collaborate and design a multi-layered architecture. In this webinar we walk through the identification and design of a multi-layer, multi-cloud architecture highlighting how the planning and design tools from Gravitant can augment current processes and speed the planning and design of a multi-cloud solution.
  • Tactical Intersection, Strategic Synergy and Future of DevOps and PaaS Recorded: Mar 19 2015 39 mins
    Chris Haddad, Vice President Platform Evangelism
    Why invest time, effort, and political capital to adopt DevOps and PaaS? Chris will compare PaaS capabilities and benefits against IaaS++ Clouds, and describe how tactically extending DevOps processes to Cloud environments accelerates business agility. During the last seven years, DevOps and PaaS have moved from curiosity to mandate. Do the disciplines have a clear future and obtainable payback, or will mainstream adopters become disillusioned by complexity and fragility. In this session, you will learn:

    •DevOps and PaaS capabilities and benefits
    •How DevOps and PaaS work together to accelerate software delivery
    •Today’s case study success stories
    •The future of PaaS and DevOps

    Chris Haddad is an industry thought leader, hands-on practitioner, and SaaS pioneer. Chris has led many successful startup software teams who used agile best practices, rapid iterations, and emerging architecture components to eclipse incumbent providers. He has advised Fortune 500, Global 2000 organizations, and valley startups on software strategies, roadmaps, and best practices. Chris has led the application platform and data management research teams at Gartner, and is an accomplished conference speaker (Gartner Catalyst, SOA Symposium, WSO2Con, and more) whose goal is to make you and your team successful. Chris has written for TechWell.com, OpenSource.com, InfoQ, and GigaOm.
  • Five Tips to Make Sure That Your Customers Transact with Your App Recorded: Mar 19 2015 38 mins
    David Pope, Marketing Director, Jumio
    Mobile apps present a unique challenge for e-commerce merchants. Not only do they need to positively engage your customers, they must also generate revenue for your company. 

    So what keeps customers happy and coming back for more? Apps that support the on-the-go lifestyle and are engaging enough to keep users interested for the long term.

    In this webinar, 5 Tips to make sure customers transact with your app, we'll provide a clear roadmap for success that focuses on specific dos and don'ts, including:

    - DO NOT be insensitive to data privacy concerns
    - Do pay close attention balancing functionality with download speed
  • Open Source and Microsoft Azure: An IT Pro's Perspective Recorded: Mar 17 2015 46 mins
    Tommy Patterson and Blain Barton, Sr. Technical Evangelists @ Microsoft
    Forrester just issued an insightful report on the increasing adoption of open source in the enterprise. The verdict? Open source is everywhere, and taking an ever-increasing piece of the enterprise pie. In seeing this shift in culture and direction, IT pros are looking for a cloud platform and toolset from a vendor they can trust that knows enterprise computing. Microsoft took bold steps over the past few years to deliver a cloud platform to the world that not only runs Microsoft services but makes Open Source a first class citizen, with support of open source technologies like Linux, Docker, and more.

    IT pros and developers want to use the tools that best fit their experience, skills, and application requirements and in this one hour session, we will take an IT pro's perspective on the open source technologies in Azure and some step-by-step guidance as well!
  • Protect and Serve: It's a Tough Gig and Sometimes a Thankless One. Recorded: Mar 13 2015 46 mins
    Rob England, Consultant at The IT Skeptic
    "To protect and serve"" is a good motto for IT, as there seems to be an expectation that IT exists only to create new technology solutions in response to the demands of the business: to serve. It's not true. The Information Technology department exists to protect the IT interests of the owners of the organisation whilst also serving IT's customers and users. The two don't always align.

    IT is entrusted with custody of the organisation's IT assets. Sometimes it is not in the best interests of the organisation to abandon those investments or to increase the risks to the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the information, in order to meet demands for new IT from the customers.

    Join IT Skeptic, consultant and commentator, Rob England as he explores IT's evolving role in striking a balance in extracting maximum value from existing investments against facilitating the generation of value from new investments.

    This session is approved for 1 Continual Professional Development (CPD) priSM credit.
  • End-to-End DevOps with HP Software Stack and Codar Recorded: Mar 12 2015 59 mins
    Ajay Nair, HP
    Are you challenged by delays when releasing new application code? Attend this web event to learn how to accelerate the application release process with automated deployment of infrastructure and applications across the various stages of the software development and release lifecycle.

    Find out how to bridge gaps by collaborating between business, development and operations, and by following an agile development process that includes continuous integration, testing, delivery and deployment.

    You will learn about HP’s approach to the DevOps lifecycle by examining DevOps problems and potential solutions from three points of view: people, process and tools, from planning to operation. See a demo to find out how to leverage HP Codar with HP and third-party toolsets to provide a seamless end-to-end implementation of the DevOps lifecycle that will increase your release velocity.
  • Metrics and Maturity: the Double Helix for Effective Service Management DNA Recorded: Mar 12 2015 46 mins
    Dennis Drogseth, Executive Vice President of Enterprise Management Associates
    Creating effective metrics is essential for IT Service Management (ITSM) to evolve as an increasingly critical part of cross-domain service delivery, optimization and planning. However, no two IT organizations are the same, and metrics for measuring IT efficiencies, costs, values and requirements need to be tailored to realistic levels of IT maturity and grounded in unique IT organizational environments.

    Join Enterprise Management Associates’ (EMA) Dennis Drogseth for this webcast designed to provide guidelines for building effective ITSM-related metrics based on maturity levels, objectives and readiness, including:
    • Guidelines for assessing your IT maturity level
    • Metrics associated with each maturity level
    • Process recommendations for establishing and communicating key metric priorities among key stakeholders
    • Quotes and examples of metrics-related planning from real-world ITSM initiatives

    This session is approved for 1 Continual Professional Development (CPD) priSM credit.
  • DevOps! How Come We Didn’t Think of This Sooner? Recorded: Mar 12 2015 47 mins
    George Spalding, Executive Vice President of Pink Elephant
    When a really good idea, a truly compelling service, or an “I-cannot-live-without-this” product hits the street our reaction is often “How come we didn’t think of this sooner?” Whether it’s an iPhone or iPad or a step-up bumper on a pickup truck, we are smacking our foreheads and grunting “Doh!”. DevOps is a really good idea. Merging Development with the Operations side of the house creates synergies and efficiencies that have never before been possible. From automated deployment to fewer bad changes to a robust release management process, it’s time for DevOps.

    Join Pink Elephant’s George Spalding and CA’s Robert Stroud to hear about this “Doh!” moment and how it impacts IT service management.

    This session is approved for 1 Continual Professional Development (CPD) priSM credit.
  • ITIL 2015: Six Trends Driving Transformational Change in IT Best-Practices Recorded: Mar 12 2015 47 mins
    Paul Dooley, itSMF
    New disruptive trends are challenging IT service providers to rethink the way they plan, deploy and deliver services. Today’s IT must deliver a world class “user experience” while allowing for more frequent and rapid application deployment that supports multiple channels with strong consideration to cloud, mobility, consumer experience and more.

    This session will discuss the delivery of a high performance “support center” that can help an IT organization meet these challenges by leveraging ITIL and other good practice guidance as the IT organization transitions from reactive service support to being a proactive service provider.

    This session is approved for 1 Continual Professional Development (CPD) priSM credit.
  • The Looming App License Management Challenge Recorded: Mar 12 2015 47 mins
    Larry Shoup, IAITAM
    Due to the increasing power and prevalence of mobile devices, apps are rapidly moving from consumer-oriented gadgets to main IT functionality delivery platforms for enterprises. More powerful apps require more development man-hours and result in rising prices and increased licensing complexity. Many enterprises already struggle with software licensing compliance and costs on the traditional IT platforms.

    This session focuses on strategies for getting ahead of the curve and preventing the current software licensing challenge from being repeated in the app economy.

    This session is approved for 1 Continual Professional Development (CPD) priSM credit.
  • In the App Economy, has the Service Catalog become Irrelevant? Recorded: Mar 12 2015 42 mins
    Doug Tedder, HDI
    In the modern app economy where we have access to a myriad of goods and services in the space between our two thumbs, does the Service Catalog have any relevance?

    In this webcast, industry expert, trainer and peer-recognized Fellow in Service Management (FSM), Doug Tedder, will discuss why having a Service Catalog -- now more than ever -- will differentiate the customer-centric e-company from its competition. He’ll also address how developing a Service Catalog may just be the opportunity that IT needs to illustrate the critical contribution that IT organizations can make to their online-all-of-the-time businesses in the app economy.

    This session is approved for 1 Continual Professional Development (CPD) priSM credit.
  • Captivate and Enable Your Workforce with Winning Support Recorded: Mar 12 2015 42 mins
    Guest speaker: Amy DeMartine, Senior Analyst at Forrester Research
    The world of IT Service Management (ITSM) has changed greatly in the recent past and will continue to do so at an increasing rate. One thing is clear: consumers of IT services now demand a pain-free, proactive, personalized and productive experience in the workplace, similar to that of consumers outside the workplace. They expect minimal touch points when resolving issues, requesting services, getting assets…and they want to do it themselves, without involving technical assistance. These expectations are the foundation to why Forrester Research sees Workplace Enablement as being the natural evolution of ITSM.

    In this webcast, guest speaker Amy DeMartine, Senior Analyst at Forrester Research, talks about what this means to today’s IT organizations and what needs to be done to deliver the service your IT consumers expect in the workplace today and in the future.

    This session is approved for 1 Continual Professional Development (CPD) priSM credit.
  • Bridging the Divide: The Business Value of IT Service Management Recorded: Mar 12 2015 48 mins
    Adam Holtby, Research Analyst at Ovum Ltd.
    With the business environment and thus the strategic business needs relating to information and technology continually changing, ITSM is arguably more valuable to organizations now than ever before. In meeting the challenges presented by dynamic business environments, enterprises are constantly looking for an advantage, and ITSM can help.

    This presentation will explore why ITSM is of value to the modern, forward-thinking enterprise. It will look at the important business strategic objectives and how ITSM practices and supporting technology can help in delivering against them.

    This event is approved for 1 Continual Professional Development (CPD) credit.
Trends and insights for developing apps and maintaining service
The webcasts in this channel will highlight trends and best practices for the application development lifecycle as well as how to make sure your application maintain a steady level of service.

Embed in website or blog

Successfully added emails: 0
Remove all
  • Title: Roundtable: Managing Application Development in the Cloud
  • Live at: Dec 16 2010 4:00 pm
  • Presented by: Mike Vizard, IT Editor; Paul Preiss, IASA; Patrick Kerpan, CohesiveFT; Matt Waldbusser, IBM
  • From:
Your email has been sent.
or close
You must be logged in to email this