Demystifying DevOps on the IBM i

3-part “Live” Roundtable webinar series

Join us for this 3-Part Roundtable Webinar Series, where Arcad experts will demystify the move to Git and an automated process with options that work for everyone!  This Series will be an engaging discussion on key DevOps topics as Git, Builds, Automation and much more.

During this 1st session, we will discuss Developer Tools and all the ways to use Git including iProject, Merlin, VS Code, Arcad’s Centralized option and more.

During this 2nd session, we will discuss Feature/Release and Branch Management and building the branches with tools like Bob and Arcad.

During this 3rd session, we will discuss what can be automated in the IBM i DevOps process starting from the build to other steps in your workflow.  We’ll discuss pipeline tools like Jenkins and the new automation features of Git packages.

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The Presenters

Jeff Tickner

Jeff Tickner

CTO North America, 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.

Andrew Clark

DevOps Manager, ARCAD Software

Andrew Clark has been working on the IBM i platform for more than 30 years, beginning with the “secret Mankato Project” on a pre-release version of os/400, and an internship at IBM Rochester working on the Query team. He has development expertise in more than a dozen languages on multiple platforms, as well as a background in green-screen, Windows, mobile and web development. His major responsibilities included coordinating developers from four different offices in three different continents while still maintaining Architect responsibilities. He is proficient at everything DB/SQL on IBM i, and has extensive experience in the entire DevOps lifecycle.

Ray Bernardi ARCAD

Ray Bernardi

Senior Solution Architect, ARCAD Software

Ray Bernardi is a 30-year veteran involved in the System 38/AS/400/iSeries/IBM i development and currently is a Pre/Post Sales technical Support Specialist for ARCAD Software, international ISV and IBM Business Partner. Ray has been involved with the development and sales of many cutting edge software products throughout his career, with specialist knowledge in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) products from ARCAD Software covering a broad range of functional areas including enterprise IBM i modernization and DevOps. In addition, Ray is a frequent speaker at COMMON and many other technical conferences around the world and has authored articles in several IBM i publications on the subject of application analysis and modernization, SQL, and business intelligence.

Alan Ashley

Alan Ashley

Solution Architect, ARCAD Software

Alan Ashley 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.