Mark Heckler

Pivotal Software, Inc.

This stuff is cool, but HOW CAN I GET MY COMPANY TO DO IT? Businessing the S*** out of Transformative Development!

Cloud Native, containers, DevOps, microservices, etc.: we go to conferences & get excited about things that could revolutionize our development & change our organizational & professional lives! And then, we go home...and hit the wall. If you've ever asked yourself, 'This stuff is cool, but HOW CAN I GET MY COMPANY TO DO IT??!', this is the session for you.

Learn from an experienced software developer (who also happens to have an MBA) how to make your case to leadership, presenting management-ready justifications for changes in 'your world' that will positively impact the business as a whole.

Full abstract

Topics include:

• How would this change affect your organization's/group's/team's work?

• How would this change impact (positively and negatively) your tech stack (internal considerations)?

• How would this change contribute to recruitment/retention (external considerations)?

• Seeing beyond your borders: how could this change positively - and negatively - affect the business?

• Putting numbers with it: pros, cons, and caveats

Come to this session to dramatically boost your chances of making an actual, positive change to your organization!