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BreakFree Solutions CEO
DevOps Leadership Bootcamp
BreakFree is hosting a bootcamp! This bootcamp is specially tailored to IT leaders, with a high-level, plain-English approach in mind to equip you for success as you pursue your digital initiatives, rather than providing technical tips on the specifics of instituting DevOps.
What to Expect
Here’s what to expect:
A 90-minute bootcamp hosted by BreakFree Solutions CTO Bradley Clerkin.
A top-down view for enabling DevOps across your enterprise
Strategic information on the force multiplier of DevOps when combined with Cloud and Agile
Observed DevOps adoption approaches and their pitfalls
What you need to do today in order to capitalize on the benefits of DevOps
What You'll Gain
Attendees will leave with specific knowledge around how to best institute DevOps in their enterprise. They’ll also gain:
A tactical DevOps roadmap that provides a guide for proven DevOps operationalization.
What you need to do today in order to capitalize on the benefits of DevOps.
How to create your very own DevOps Playbooks.
What to Know
Here’s all you need to know before going into this event.
This is a virtual event
Hosted via Microsoft Teams (Note: You do not need a Microsoft Teams account in order to attend)
The bootcamp will take place Thursday, September 15th at 3pm to 5pm CST.
This is an exclusive invitation and is non-transferable except to a direct peer-level colleague or direct report
If you're a leader in your organization and are interested in attending the DevOps Leadership Bootcamp, RSVP to reserve your spot. If you have any questions about the DevOps Leadership Bootcamp, please message us via our contact page and we'll get back to you.
Ted Talk x Simon Sinek
Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe
"What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it's someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle of trust. But creating trust and safety — especially in an uneven economy — means taking on big responsibility."
Bots & Thoughts: The Hyperautomation Podcast
RPA and Workflow with Director of Product Management - Automation at IBM, Matt Warta
"Automation is a way to retain talent. It's how I make your job more rewarding. Automation was about just automating things but really, what we're seeing is the secondary benefit is, how does it give you a better work-life experience between freeing up and allowing you to work on more things, giving you time to up your skills by doing training because you're not spending 8-14 hours/day fire fighting and trying to get the things done in front of you, but really, having that more rewarding work and flexibility and allowing you to have advancements in an organization…." - Matthew Warta on BAW, employee retention, and the great resignation.