LIVE TWEETING DURING THE WEBCAST! USE #GRUCIDS TO FOLLOW AND SUBMIT QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS TO OUR SPEAKER
In today's "mobile first" market, managing many concurrent projects is the new norm and planning tools need to keep up. Businesses require tools like IBM DevOps Services (IDS) and IBM Bluemix that support the whole mobile development lifecycle. In this session, PointSource, an IBM business partner, will talk about how they use IDS to track their entire portfolio and to collaborate with their customers. IDS allows them to start new projects at the push of a button and track a large project portfolio with ease. We will take you on an in-depth tour of the project management and Agile Tracking and Planning capabilities that IDS provides, and show how they can help you deliver effectively.
Kristal York, Executive Mobile Strategist, PointSource
Kristal York is an Executive Mobile Strategist at PointSource. She joined PointSource in 2012 and has led teams in the financial, retail and insurance verticals. She excels at fostering a collaborative environment and leading others to solve complex business problems. Kristal’s prior experience as a business analyst has helped as a mobile strategist to define and analyze our customer’s mobile moments. She translates those mobile moments into a mobile strategy across the organization’s business processes and systems. Mobile demands an iterative approach so Kristal helps analyze strategic planning, usability, research, as well as consistent updating. She uses her business analytics skills to help define adoption rates and sentiment analysis once the app is launched. Previously, Kristal was at Cartus for 12 years, most recently Senior Business Analyst, Business Analytics and Mobile Product Owner.technical and development lead for IBM Rational Team Concert.
Adam Archer, IBM DevOps Core Services Lead, IBM
Adam Archer is the IBM Bluemix DevOps Core Services Lead. He is responsible for the technical oversight of Bluemix DevOps Services, a set of cloud-hosted software development services for the IBM Bluemix platform. He spent the early portion of his career as a web application developer on the Jazz product line. Through ongoing work with the design organization, he has evolved a passion for achieving improved user experience and design outcomes in all projects he works on. He is a strong believer in cloud oriented development and believes that this new methodology will quickly eclipse more traditional processes in all fields of software.