Session Name: Hybrid Cloud, Continuous Compliance, & the Developer Experience
The IBM CIO is a large, complex, globally distributed organization on a journey of modernization and DevSecOps transformation centered around our Enterprise Platform. The IBM CIO’s Enterprise Platform is comprised of a hybrid cloud implementation combining the best of IBM platforms, including IBM zSystems, IBM Power, and Red Hat virtualization, spanning both public and private cloud, encompassing on-perm and software as a service vendor solutions. Running thousands of mission critical business services for IBM, driving compliance in an automated and efficient way across the platform is vital to ensure the security and continuity of our business and the productivity of our Enterprise IT developers. During this session, we will outline the strategy our organization is executing to bring continuous compliance to the CI/CD automation our organization uses to deliver Enterprise IT tools and services to IBM across all the components of our Enterprise Platform using Policy as Code combined with data collection, analysis, and the developer experience.
Thomas Lawless is a Senior Technical Staff Member (STSM) for IBM. He is responsible for the IBM CIO's common CI / CD platform and Developer Experience. He is passionate about building healthy engineering cultures in large engineering organizations.