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GitLab Inc. & IBM’s “People, culture and innovation through new DevOps pathways” event on July 14 at Twickenham stadium

GitLab Inc. & IBM’s “People, culture and innovation through new DevOps pathways” event on July 14 at Twickenham stadium helps educate enterprises on how to accelerate software deployment with higher quality standards

Event features expert talks and practical sessions on collaborative DevOps cultures and real-world innovations; tours and games at the world-famous home of rugby.

On July 14, IBM and GitLab Inc. are jointly hosting a DevOps learning event at the world-famous Twickenham rugby stadium. Together, the companies will tackle developer, security and operations professionals’ perennial challenges head on, including the need to build a more collaborative DevOps culture and deploy higher quality software to meet their business needs.

The free event, called “People, culture and innovation through new DevOps pathways,” will show how CIOs, DevOps teams and developers can maximize returns on their software development and operations. Additionally, GitLab and IBM will demonstrate how to achieve higher transparency, consistency, and traceability standards, through new, open thinking on team cultures, collaboration, quality and development environments.

Featuring lightning talks by internationally-renowned DevOps experts, followed by hands-on discussion and collaboration sessions, the event will help developer and operations professionals break down barriers to collaboration and infuse their teams with new ideas on accelerating, productivity, quality and innovation in their current software pipelines. The session will also examine the advantages of single integrated DevOps platforms for enterprise software pipelines.

Expert speakers include Lettie Ar-Rahmaan, IBM Rational Test Automation Product Manager in DevOps, Cherry Han, GitLab Field CTO and DevOps Strategist, and Mark Garcia, IBM Executive IT Architect as well as Stefania Chaplin, GitLab Solutions Architect, and Lee Matos, GitLab Senior Support Engineering Manager.

In the afternoon, guests can enjoy tours of the famous stadium or try out their teamwork skills with an optional touch rugby game. The games will take place on the fabled Twickenham turf – home of English rugby union for more than 100 years.

Aaron Burgess, alliance manager at GitLab, explained: “This is a fantastic opportunity for devs and ops teams alike to fine tune their approaches to collaboration and boosting software quality.”

“We’ve assembled top DevOps experts at IBM and GitLab to help teams find new ways to help them raise the bar on software delivery.”

IBM DevOps programme director James Hunter said: “This is a unique event since IBM and GitLab are harnessing their combined and unique expertise, and real-world insights to help different organisations to look at new ways to streamline their collaboration methods, improve team productivity, boost code quality and accelerate innovation, in their chosen development environments.”

To reserve your place for this free IBM-GitLab DevOps event, visit the registration page.

About GitLab

GitLab is The One DevOps Platform for software innovation. As The One DevOps Platform, GitLab provides one interface, one data store, one permissions model, one value stream, one set of reports, one spot to secure your code, one location to deploy to any cloud, and one place for everyone to contribute. The platform is the only true cloud-agnostic end-to-end DevOps platform that brings together all DevOps capabilities in one place.

With GitLab, organizations can create, deliver, and manage code quickly and continuously to translate business vision into reality. GitLab empowers customers and users to innovate faster, scale more easily, and serve and retain customers more effectively. Built on Open Source, GitLab works alongside its growing community, which is composed of thousands of developers and millions of users, to continuously deliver new DevOps innovations.