Overview

January 28
10AM PT, 1PM ET

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The current economic climate has severely impacted budgets. Reducing institutional costs and increasing efficiencies will be a top priority in 2021 and beyond.

Join Government Technology and experts from GitLab on January 28 at 10:00am PT/1:00pm ET for a deep dive into cost control strategies that can simultaneously help government organizations accelerate their digital modernization efforts.

We’ll discuss:

  • How DevOps can help government organizations save money and react to citizen needs for digital applications more quickly by accelerating the speed of delivery, decreasing code flaws, and improving time-to-market
  • How using a single application to manage the entire DevOps lifecycle can provide your organization a more simplified, visible and secure solution
  • Tips for getting started today

Speakers

Otto Doll

Otto Doll

Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government

As the Minneapolis CIO for seven-plus years, Mr. Doll was responsible for all City IT services. Formerly South Dakota's CIO for 15 years with responsibility for all state government computing, telecommunications, state radio, and public broadcasting. While with IT research firms, Mr. Doll has advised Fortune 1000, Federal, State, and Local Government CIOs on information technology assessment and alignment to business needs. He has served as a Director with the United States General Services Administration, developing information technology strategic plans and oversight policy. Mr. Doll received his Computer Science degree from Virginia Tech and is a Senior Executive Fellow of the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He is a past President of NASCIO — a national organization of state CIOs. He also is a past President of the Metropolitan Information Exchange (MIX) — a national organization of city and county CIOs. Mr. Doll was named to Government Technology's Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers.

Keanon O'Keefe

Keanon O'Keefe

Senior Product Manager, Product Analytics, GitLab

Keanon has over a decade of experience helping tech companies create and deploy cutting-edge products for developers. He currently works at GitLab helping to provide the necessary frameworks, data, and reporting so all teams within the business can identify opportunities, mitigate risks, and make the right decisions.

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

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.