Overview

December 10
10AM PT, 1PM ET

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DevOps can help government organizations more quickly react to citizen needs for digital applications and systems. But the really great news is it can also help organizations reduce costs – an increasingly critical consideration given post-COVID budget restraints.
Join Government Technology and experts from GitLab December 10 at 10:00am PT/1:00pm ET for a special 30-minute Lunch and Learn webinar in which we explore how DevOps can help government organizations save money by accelerating the speed of delivery, decreasing code flaws, and improving time-to-market.

We’ll also discuss:
• Best practices for doing DevOps efficiently and cost effectively
• How using a single application to manage the entire DevOps lifecycle can provide your organization a more simplified, visible and secure solution
• Strategies to help you reduce costs and time spent across each phase of the entire DevOps lifecycle

Speakers

Joseph Valeriano

Joseph Valeriano

Solutions Architect, GitLab

Joseph Valeriano, Solutions Architect at GitLab, is a DevSecOps advisor, systems thinker and Agile evangelist. An MBA, a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University with a MS in Systems Engineering, and decorated military veteran, Joseph understands the importance of aligning tactical excellence with organizational strategy. In addition to his Agile certifications, Joseph's 15 years’ experience in end-to-end systems development leverages a blend of academic and hands-on experience to decrease cycle times and improve technical quality in citizen systems. In partnership with e.Republic, Joseph will present practical lessons for budget and cost containment in the development of citizen system. Joseph Valeriano lives in Castle Rock, Colorado.

Bob Woolley

Bob Woolley — Moderator

Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government and former Chief Technical Architect for the state of Utah’s Department of Technology Services

Bob was the Chief Technical Architect for the state of Utah’s Department of Technology Services, including the development of the state’s Utah.gov portal. Utah has been widely recognized in these areas with numerous national awards. He has also been a technical lead and RFP writer for the WSCA/NASPO Cloud and Data Communication Procurements. He has experience with state, county and higher education employee skill assessments and technology upgrade implementations.

He has extensive experience with development and implementation of enterprise infrastructure and technology services. He focuses on e-government and technical architecture, with special emphasis on technical architecture implementation, planning and analysis; Web design; cloud implementation; and development of online government services. He is a specialist in Theory of Operations documentation processes and implementation of Microservice Architecture and DevOps in hybrid cloud environments.

He has worked in the public sector as a university professor and systems analyst, and in the corporate world as a company president and Enterprise Architect. He has a master’s degree from Utah State University. He was named as one of Government Technology Magazine’s Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers, and has specialized in applying new and emerging technology solutions to government.