My point of view on accelerating business development with improved time to market by using lean principles enabled by devops and cloud. Some of the narrative can be found here http://thoughtsoncloud.com/2014/04/speed-devops-cloud/
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Close with bringing in the orchestration piece and how Deploy (deployment automation) combined with service virtualization, test automation, and dynamic infrastructure is the end goal.Deploy what is ready, virtualize the restContinuously execute tests against production-like environmentsTest end-to-end, including mobile, cloud-based applications, and mainframe
In Summary…IBM is changing rapidly.We are committed to Open Stack and Open Source and have products that demonstrate this. (eg BlueMix)We are committed to Cloud, as our investments show. (SoftLayer)We are committed to NOT COMPROMISING on the security and robust delivery on which we have built our reputation.We are committed to collaborating with and fully supporting our SME and partner ecosystem. To date we have built an ecosystem of over 100 SME partners enabled to work with us in complex delivery projects, as well as building innovative Cloud solutions available through G-Cloud.And lastly, we have shown and will continue to show that we are committed to bringing all of this capability into our government clients through G-Cloud and other routes. We have been on the G-Cloud framework since its inception, and continue to promote its adoption across our government clients.
Cloud With DevOps Enabling Rapid Business Development