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Many organizations have been on the road to AD&D transformation, making significant investments in CI/CD and release automation, yet they still have nagging issues such as siloed teams and lack of actionable data--and the new reality of working from home has made gaining the insights needed to master software at scale even more difficult. Value Stream Management (VSM) is helping enterprises to align and make better decisions, but there is still work to be done.

In this webinar, guest speaker Forrester Principal Analyst, Chris Condo and Tasktop CEO, Dr. Mik Kersten will deliver an overview of Value Stream Management—a technology and methodology for gaining insight into software delivery processes that enables dev leaders to capture data that represents the actual state of processes—and discuss how Flow Metrics provide the analytics to help organizations better balance workloads, visualize bottlenecks and provide leaders with the data they need to make continuous improvements. Chris will present data, findings and case studies that demonstrate the effectiveness of VSM and Mik will cover the flow diagnostics and lessons learned from customers using Flow Metrics to drive business results.

Dr. Mik Kersten
Founder and CEO, Tasktop

Christopher Condo
Guest Speaker & Principal Analyst, Forrester
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Dr. Mik Kersten is the bestselling author of Project To Product: How to Survive and Thrive in the Age of Digital Disruption with the Flow Framework. Mik started his career as a Research Scientist at Xerox PARC where he built the first aspect-oriented development environment. He then pioneered the integration of development environments with Agile and DevOps tools during his Computer Science PhD at the University of British Columbia. Founding Tasktop out of that research, Mik has written over one million lines of open-source code that are still in use today, and has brought seven successful open-source and commercial products to market. Mik’s experiences working with some of the largest digital transformations in the world has led him to identify the critical gap between business leaders and technologists, resulting in his creation of the Flow Framework™ to connect strategy to delivery.
Chris serves application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals. He is part of Forrester's AD&D coverage of DevOps tool chains, focusing on continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) as well as software development strategies for enabling those strategies.  Prior to his current role as an analyst, Chris was the engineering manager for the enterprise web applications team for Altran North America, where he oversaw and led the development of enterprise applications in the medical device and automated warehousing industry. Chris led a team of 10 software engineers, developed proposals, led estimation efforts, led resourcing efforts (including offshore), and also pitched in as an individual contributor. Chris has firsthand experience of developing software using agile practices and helping clients migrate to CI and CD methodologies as well as migrating to the cloud.