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Wednesday, August 29 • 10:45am - 11:30am
Why Management Needs Git - Paul Sherwood, Codethink

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As major projects increasingly require integration many complex components and services, business level costs and risks associated with integration have risen. Lack of deep technical understanding causes organisations to settle for inappropriate tools and processes which can lead to awful efficiency and poor traceability. Git's flexibility and highly performant design, coupled with its ubiquity in core projects including the Linux kernel make it an ideal tool for developing optimized integration processes. However the benefits of Git are not well understood by non-technical managers.

This talk will highlight the business benefits of Git for large projects in terms that executives, managers and system architects can understand. It should also appeal to developers aiming to justify the adoption of better technical processes to management.


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Paul Sherwood, Codethink

Paul Sherwood is CEO of Codethink, a Linux foundation member providing advanced software engineering primarily on FOSS, embedded systems, mobile devices and cloud infrastructure. | | Paul has an MA in Engineering from Oxford University. He developed his first commercial software in 1981, founded Teleca in 1992, wrote the Software Commandments in 1996, and has consulted at telcos, OEMs and service providers. This would be his first FOSS... Read More →


Wednesday August 29, 2012 10:45am - 11:30am
Marina 2