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Close of conference Day 1

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09:30 - 09:35 5 mins Free
Cloud & DevOps World Keynotes
Chairperson’s opening remarks
  • Chairperson Michael Azoff - Distinguished Analyst, Ovum
09:35 - 09:55 20 mins Free
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Cloud & DevOps World Keynotes
Live Demo: Use your voice to develop - with Autonomous Technology, AI and a Virtual Assistant
  • John Abel - Vice President, Cloud and Innovation for UK, Ireland and Israel, Oracle
  • James Hargreaves - Graduate Solution Engineer, Oracle

AI-driven development using only your voice is right here, right now.  Find out how your business can use Autonomous Technology, AI and a Virtual Assistant within your development scenarios.  Our live demo will show you how to create a database, list databases, populate or import data or even query data without having to touch a keyboard or write a line of code.  

  • Live demo of an autonomous virtual assistant
  • Use your voice for development
  • Industry case studies and examples
09:55 - 10:15 20 mins Free
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Cloud & DevOps World Keynotes
Why Microsoft does DevOps
  • Martin Woodward - Group Principal Program Manager for Azure DevOps, Microsoft

Martin Woodward leads a whistle-stop tour of Microsoft's nine-year DevOps journey, explaining why the company embarked on this transformation and what benefits it has already seen.

10:15 - 10:45 30 mins Free
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Cloud & DevOps World Keynotes
The Big Debate!
  • For the motion Chris Patten - DevOps Transformation Lead, Centrica
  • Against the motion Andrzej Czerwinski - Head of Digital Platform Engineering, Centrica
  • Moderator James Croissant - Senior Conference Producer, Informa Tech

Two expert speakers will take to the stage to argue for and against the following motion:

“There’s no such thing as No Ops”

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this debate by both sides are not necessarily the views held by those participating or the institutions they represent.

10:45 - 11:15 30 mins Free
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Cloud & DevOps World Keynotes
The C-Suite perspective: Understanding the evolving role and considerations for enterprise CIOs and CTOs in 2019
  • Mansoor Hanif - CTO, Ofcom
  • Finbarr Joy - Group CTO, Superbet
  • Moderator Roy Illsley - Distinguished Analyst, Ovum

A selection of industry leaders will join the panel to answer the most pressing questions for them in 2019 including:

  • What is top of your ‘to-do’ list in 2019?
  • What do you anticipate being the key hurdles to overcome in the coming year and how to you plan to address these?
  • Which internal project or development in the industry excites you the most?
  • Where are the next steps for your team on their DevOps journey?
11:15 - 12:00 45 mins Free
Cloud & DevOps World Keynotes
Networking and refreshments break
12:00 - 12:05 5 mins Free
Stream 1 – Leveraging the cloud
Chairperson’s remarks
  • Chairperson Kim Gagné - Executive Director, European Cloud Alliance
12:00 - 12:05 5 mins Free
Stream 2 – DevOps
Chairperson’s remarks
  • Chairperson Simon Ratcliffe - Chair, Digital Skills Special Interest Group, Cloud Industry Forum
12:05 - 12:25 20 mins Free
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Stream 1 – Leveraging the cloud
How can enterprises emulate the rapid innovation of “born in cloud” companies by utilizing containers?
  • Steven Thwaits - Director Solution Engineering EMEA, Docker
  • Benefits of containers - their properties and why they’re used by the unicorns
  • Use cases for containers in the enterprise - cloud migration, modernization & developer agility
  • Considerations when planning your migration strategy
    • Are all applications suitable to be deployed in containers?
    • Importance of choice
  • How to get started
12:05 - 12:25 20 mins Free
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Stream 2 – DevOps
JP Morgan case study: Addressing immediate DevOps challenges on a small scale and across the wider firm
  • Gleb Ivanov - Equity Trading Tech and Data Science UI Team Lead, JP Morgan
  • Fabian Basciani - VP, Technical Lead, Equity Trading Technology, JP Morgan

This case study will be built on two pillars of focus. Initially, the presentation will examine how JP Morgan successfully integrated DevOps into their equity technology team’ workflows, taking a pragmatic approach with regards to what aspects of the implementation were in the team’s sphere of influence and control. The emphasis will then evolve to take a closer look at how the business is endeavouring to introduce DevOps at scale in such a sizeable organisation.

12:25 - 12:50 25 mins Free
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Stream 1 – Leveraging the cloud
Co-Op case study: An insight into the journey of digital transformation at the Co-Op
  • Michaela Kurkiewicz - Head of Digital Technology Operations, Co-op

This presentation will examine the journey of Co-Op over the last 2 years as it began its digital transformation. The talk will discuss the challenges encountered for operational and service management teams trying to support developers wanting to move to continuous delivery, balanced against the ways of working in large enterprises. Key topics will include:

  • Creating platform patterns to improve the journey of progressing alphas to betas, and through to supported live services
  • Creating the capability to deploy often, whilst retaining stability
  • How the role of service management is evolving, and how to adapt Service management practices into a DevOps environment.
12:25 - 12:55 30 mins Free
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Building a DevOps culture beyond the IT team
  • Federico Olivieri - Network Automation Engineer, Ticketmaster
  • James Green - Vice President, IT Innovation, Societe Generale CIB
  • Moderator John Abel - Vice President, Cloud and Innovation for UK, Ireland and Israel, Oracle
  • Educating the wider workforce as to how DevOps works and the benefits the business will see from the methodology
  • How important is it to set and manage the expectations of application end users?
  • Evolving the role of IT infrastructure as central to moving your business forward, as opposed just an instrument to help employees execute their day to day tasks
12:50 - 14:00 70 mins Free
Stream 1 – Leveraging the cloud
Networking lunch
12:55 - 14:00 65 mins Free
Stream 2 – DevOps
Networking lunch
14:00 - 14:20 20 mins Free
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Stream 1 – Leveraging the cloud
Understanding the container management platform market
  • Roy Illsley - Distinguished Analyst, Ovum
  • Why do you need a container management platform or service? What is the difference between the two offerings?
  • Value proposition of using a container management system as opposed to orchestrating yourself with Kubernetes?
  • Looking beyond Kubernetes
  • Challenges of managing cloud native
14:00 - 14:35 35 mins Free
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Stream 2 – DevOps
Putting the classic mistakes of cloud computing and implementing DevOps into Room 101
  • Martin Woodward - Group Principal Program Manager for Azure DevOps, Microsoft
  • Dean Bevan - Lead DevOps Engineer, Lloyds Banking Group
  • Adri Purkayastha - Head of Technology/Cyber Risk Analytics, BNP Paribas
  • Moderator Simon Ratcliffe - Chair, Digital Skills Special Interest Group, Cloud Industry Forum

This fun and interactive session will see a selection of experts in the space gather to nominate the mistakes, misconceptions, and bad practices of so-called DevOps practitioners that they would like to see confined to technology history. Then, the audience will be asked to vote for what goes in, and what doesn’t.

14:20 - 14:40 20 mins Free
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Stream 1 – Leveraging the cloud
Enabling a smooth digital transformation: IP Strategies in the Cloud
  • Kim Gagné - Executive Director, European Cloud Alliance

Many industries are going through a digital transformation with open source software changing the way businesses and developers think about and do innovation. Cloud computing is also increasing security, flexibility and reliability of IT systems. However, while businesses are generally aware of the importance of security, intellectual property remains an overlooked area. Businesses and developers often are not aware of the relevant IP trends in the tech world, especially in a global context. This presentation will review important changes in the cloud computing patent landscape that must be considered by businesses and developers to secure a smooth digital transformation.

14:35 - 14:55 20 mins Free
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RBS case study: A unique digital transformation
  • John Pillar - CTO - Digital Ventures & Innovation, RBS
  • Identifying key business threats and designing responses to these
  • Taking a cloud native approach to digital transformation with the launch of affiliate fintech subsidiaries
  • How has RBS looked to utilising AI and Machine learning?
  • Using 'readymade' cloud native solutions to integrate into the bank's wider IT network
  • Avoiding legacy to cloud pitfalls
  • Leading the business needs of the bank through a digital approach
14:40 - 15:10 30 mins Free
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Stream 1 – Leveraging the cloud
To what extent is becoming fully cloud native a realistic target for larger enterprises?
  • Nigel Lang - Director of Technology Services, Menzies LLP
  • Gleb Ivanov - Equity Trading Tech and Data Science UI Team Lead, JP Morgan
  • Moderator Michael Azoff - Distinguished Analyst, Ovum
  • Is there enough of a benefit for to justify the investment for large organisations?
  • Success stories from large enterprises looking to go cloud native
  • What is the optimal approach for most large enterprises looking to leverage the benefits of cloud native processes?
  • Assessing the benefits of a hybrid cloud approach
14:55 - 15:30 35 mins Free
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Stream 2 – DevOps
Does a resistance to change jeopardise your DevOps implementation?
  • Chris Suter - Lead Cloud Architect, NHS Business Services Authority
  • Samantha Horsman - Infrastructure Transformation Manager, Digital & Technology, Wellcome Trust
  • Moderator Lee Sexton - Director of Agile and DevOps Transformation, SoftServe
  • To what extent are development and operations teams reluctant to change?
  • Identifying where the reluctance to embrace change and DevOps more specifically stems from
  • What steps should you take to expediate your DevOps journey?
  • Driving behavioural and mindset change
15:10 - 15:30 20 mins Free
Stream 1 – Leveraging the cloud
AI isn't Magic - A prescriptive approach to accelerating the journey to AI
  • Seth Dobrin - Vice President and Chief Data Officer, IBM Data and AI
15:30 - 16:15 45 mins Free
Stream 1 – Leveraging the cloud
Networking and refreshments break
15:30 - 16:15 45 mins Free
Stream 2 – DevOps
Networking and refreshments break
16:15 - 16:20 5 mins Free
Stream 1 – Leveraging the cloud
Chairperson’s remarks
  • Chairperson James Croissant - Senior Conference Producer, Informa Tech
16:15 - 16:20 5 mins Free
Stream 2 – DevOps
Chairperson’s opening
  • Chairperson Bill Mew - CEO, The Crisis Team
16:20 - 16:40 20 mins Free
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Stream 1 – Leveraging the cloud
Ticketmaster case study: Network as Code
  • Federico Olivieri - Network Automation Engineer, Ticketmaster
  • NetOps today: shifting from classic CLI approach to automation
  • GIT: Benefits of source control applied to a network infrastructure
  • CI/CD: Pipeline to deploy network configuration.
  • Template: One template to rule them all
  • Zero touch CLI: How to enforce a source control approach in a Network Team
  • Demo
16:20 - 16:40 20 mins Free
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Back to basics on building and maintaining security integrity for cloud first companies
  • Edward Tucker - Co-Founder, Human Firewall

How well do you really know cyber security and how to secure your applications in the cloud? This presentation will look back to the basics of cyber security, ensuring you have laid the foundations to build more sophisticated security measures to protect your data. 

  • Where are organisations failing today?
  • How do enterprises need to adjust their approach to security in an agile world?
  • Knowing your data
  • Initiating change and bolstering security in your business
16:40 - 17:00 20 mins Free
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Stream 1 – Leveraging the cloud
Holiday Extras Case Study: Employing Google Cloud Machine Learning Engine to develop models in production
  • Rebecca Vickery - Data Scientist, Holiday Extras

This presentation will look at how the data science team at Holiday Extras are using Google Cloud Machine Learning Engine to develop models in production. The discussion will explore how using Google Cloud machine learning tools can help to democratise data science at scale by allowing data scientists to put models into production independently. In addition, there will be a focus on how the team overcame challenges when implementing the technology to successfully launch the company’s first operational machine learning model.

16:40 - 17:00 20 mins Free
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Stream 2 – DevOps
DevSecOps: The need for collective ownership of security in the cloud
  • Dean Bevan - Lead DevOps Engineer, Lloyds Banking Group
  • Integrating security into your DevOps strategy
  • Who needs to take primary responsibility for security?
  • Is there an argument that DevSecOps should set the standard for all DevOps teams or is it just another buzzword?
  • To what extant are new and fast-growing companies scaling their IT unfractured with security in mind? Do they risk becoming victims of their own success?
17:00 - 17:20 20 mins Free
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Stream 2 – DevOps
Another storm on the horizon: Striking the right balance between digital transformation and digital ethics, and preparing for the next wave of regulation?
  • Bill Mew - CEO, The Crisis Team
  • Striking the right balance between digital transformation and digital ethics:
    • Following the tech revolution and the tech backlash, what comes next?
    • How can we ensure that rules and regulations provide meaningful protection, while maximising economic and social value?
  • Preparing for the next wave of regulation:
    • What is the ePrivacy Regulation? What do enterprises need to do to prepare for it?
    • Why has ePrivacy Regulation attracted far less attention than GDPR? And to what extent were we really ready for them both?
17:20 - 17:25 5 mins
Close of conference Day 1