ITx 2018 Speakers

Keynotes and Speakers for ITx 2018

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Rebecca Wilson

Optimisation Lead- People & Process, Inland Revenue

Rebecca has been working in Service Management since 2008, when she was part of a team that established ITSM at IR. She has worked as an Incident and Problem Manager, before realising that the way to make a difference was to focus earlier in the lifecycle. Moved to IT in 2011 as Release Manager, and then lead team accountable for SACM, Change and Release. Found herself surprised to be acting as the IT Manager for Service Management group at IR, and after a year at the helm returned to Change in time to land Business Transformation. Passionate about big ideas, and meaningful work to make a difference she currently works in and around the DevOps team working to change our culture at IR.

How do you make your horse a Unicorn? A practical guide to transforming the way you work

Wednesday 11:40am - 12:10pm, itSMFnz (itSMFnz 1 Room)

We have all gone back to the office after finishing the phoenix project book or hearing Rob England speak, determined to make a start on this mythical beast called DevOps. As leaders Dean and I were pretty clear we knew what good looked like. But how do you make that real? This session covers our experiences on our journey, and our experiments and outcome. We will also include advice for how to deal with some of the pitfalls, trials and tribulations of being an agent for genuine change within a large government organisation that also happens to be transforming. Expect practical takeaways and a few laughs on the way.