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Monday, August 17 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Reduce Time to Value: Focus First on Configuration Management Debt - Chris Sterling, CenturyLink

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The value of software is only potential value until it is in users’ hands. There can be many roadblocks to software getting into those hands. These roadblocks tend to revolve around elaborate deployment pipelines stemming from Configuration Management Debt:
• Over-burdened release engineering and operations teams
• High coupling with centrally managed architecture element/component
• Source control practices that impact delivery velocity
• Too many variations/versions of the software supported in production
• Poor integration processes across architecture components and scaled team delivery
• Too many hand-offs between teams in order to release software to users
• Code changes feel too risky and takes too long to validate before releasing into production
• Poor documentation practices
This presentation will focus on how to reduce Configuration Management Debt.

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Chris Sterling

Senior Lead Product Manager, CenturyLink Cloud, CenturyLink
Chris Sterling is Senior Lead Product Manager, CenturyLink Cloud, involved with all things Cloud Foundry at CenturyLink Cloud. Chris has an extensive technology, process, and consulting background and brings his experience and deep passion for software development into his daily work and presentations. Chris published the book Managing Software Debt: Building for Inevitable Change with Addison-Wesley in 2010 to provide a framework for teams and... Read More →


Monday August 17, 2015 12:00pm - 12:50pm
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