Donnie Berkholz
451 Research

As the digital transformation ushers in emerging processes such as self-service, new technologies such as containers and microservices, and new challenges such as shadow IT, there is no question that the IT landscape is changing … fast. Learn how these trends are changing the game for IT and creating new paths to bring technology to market.

About the IT Leadership Track: Join fellow IT leaders for a breakout track dedicated to discussing emerging trends in IT, the state of DevOps, the value of automation, as well as success stories and real-world examples of companies that are transforming the role of IT within their own organizations. You’ll hear how IT leaders are creating new paths to bring technology to market, where they are focusing efforts, and best practices for improving speed of innovation and reliability of technology managed.

Presenter Bio:

Donnie Berkholz is the Research Director for the Development, DevOps, & IT Ops channel at 451 Research, which covers the technologies employed for software development and software lifecycle management to drive business growth. Donnie's own coverage encompasses development, testing and release engineering. This includes areas such as programming languages & tooling, source-code management, application lifecycle management, and continuous integration & delivery. Prior to joining 451 Research, Donnie was an analyst at RedMonk. In that role, he worked closely with both vendors and end users to understand and advise on leading-edge adoption. He previously served as a Research Fellow at the Mayo Clinic and a writer for LWN.net, and he has spent more than a decade as an open-source developer on Gentoo Linux and other projects.