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Summit Lunch & Learn Series 2024

Get ready for your most productive lunches of 2024!

Meet with Susan Gantner and Jon Paris for free online sessions focused on the latest IBM i enhancements and development tools.

Join the ARCAD’s session on Thursday May. 1:00 – 2:15 EDT, Migrating DevOps Tools like Git to the Cloud — Tips and Lessons Learned 

As IBM i organizations move to the Cloud, so does modern DevOps. There are many benefits as well as challenges. Based on Arcad’s experience, Jeff, Richard and Alan will share their knowledge and key considerations for success.

  • How to manage tools in different domains — Pipeline versus Source Control versus Project Management. One or all can be in the Cloud each with their own nuances.
  • Single vendor vs disparate vendors in your tool stack.
  • The impact on your workflow when moving to the Cloud.
  • Network, Authentication method.
  • Migrating to other on-prem Git tools versus migrating to the Cloud.

Our speakers :

Jeff Tickner

Jeff Tickner

CTO, ARCAD Software

Jeff Tickner is CTO, North America for ARCAD Software. He has worked in the Application Lifecyle Management sector on the IBM i for 22 years. He leads client engagements in product implementation and training, including ARCAD for DevOps, ARCAD Transformer for application modernization, and ARCAD Verifier test automation. Jeff lends his expertise in the DevTestOps field as frequent speaker at conferences around the world.

Alan Ashley

Alan Ashley

Solution Architect, ARCAD Software

Alan has been in support and promotion of the IBM i platform for over 30 years and is the Presales Consultant for DevOps on IBM i role with ARCAD Software. Prior to joining ARCAD Software, he spent many years in multiple roles within IBM from supporting customers through HA to DR to Application promotion to migrations of the IBM i to the cloud. In those roles, he saw first hand the pains many have with Application Lifecycle Management, modernization, and data protection. His passion in those areas fits right in with the ARCAD suite of products.