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Managing Drift and Cross-Silo Collaboration - The Keys to DevOps Success

At DevOps Summit, ITinvolve’s Rob Reiner and Cass Bishop to demonstrate an approach that improves cross-team engagement

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Automation tools are central to DevOps transformation, but what is the intelligence driving your automations and how do you ensure the right people are informed when automations are added, changed, or removed? Collaboration is also essential to DevOps, so how do you effectively communicate changing requirements, engage the right team members on release and deployment plans, and keep environments in sync?

In their session at 2nd DevOps Summit, Rob Reiner, co-founder and CTO of ITinvolve, and Cass Bishop, Director of Consulting Services for ITinvolve, will demonstrate a breakthrough approach that significantly improves cross-team engagement and configuration visibility across the DevOps lifecycle - so you can improve business agility while ensuring release quality and operational stability.

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Rob Reiner is co-founder and CTO of ITinvolve. In this role, Rob is responsible for product innovation, technical direction, and all product development activities. An IT management software development thought leader, Rob also represents the company in technology-related government, academic and industry groups. Rob previously served as CTO and VP of engineering for NetIQ, where he led product direction and engineering across all products. Before NetIQ, Rob was CTO for security provider, Pentasafe, and also led development teams at BMC Software, where he was responsible for the flagship Patrol product and all Common Technology across Engineering functions. Rob holds a Computer Science degree from the University of Houston.

Cass Bishop is Director of Consulting Services for ITinvolve. In this role, Cass is responsible for ensuring customer success and value realization. He has been doing DevOps since before the term was coined, and is a recognized expert in middleware, automation, and IT management best practices. Cass has served in positions of increasing responsibility as a Systems Engineer with Agero, Web Hosting Manager at First American Title, Enterprise Architect with Xerox(ACS), Integration Architect with HP Enterprise Services, and most recently as DevOps Solution Architect and Lead Architect for the Application Management Center of Excellence at BMC Software. Cass holds a BA in History from the University of Calgary.

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