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Application leaders want to cloud enable IT estates with enhanced operations, security, and automation to balance business requirements and equip developers with tools to deliver higher value to the market.
The right changes can potentially reduce density by 30% and lower overhead for 158% ROI in three years*
Deliver value to the market with IBM WebSphere, through achievable steps while gaining development and operational efficiency, reducing costs and maximizing ROI.
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*All data points are potential averages
Michael Thompson is a senior technical offering manager and architect for IBM WebSphere Application Server and IBM Cloud Pak for Applications, focusing on operations and the evolution of WebSphere Network Deployment (WAS ND) to containers and Kubernetes. With 20 years of industry experience, 15 of which are with IBM, Michael has contributed to numerous software projects and products, including the Linux kernel and WebSphere Application Server, with a deep interest in the areas of security and management. A firm believer in quality practices, Michael is passionate about, has taught and applied Agile, test driven development (TDD), functional and unit test practices and methodologies.
Graham is an IBM Senior Technical Staff Member and Offering Manager responsible for the Open Liberty and WebSphere Liberty Java runtime offerings. He has a doctorate from the University of Manchester and takes a keen interest in emerging technologies and practices, and in particular programming models. Past exploits include leading WebSphere's developer advocacy activities, establishing and contributing to open-source projects at PHP and Apache and participation in, and leading, industry standards at OASIS and the OSGi Alliance.
David is the Offering Manager for Accelerators at IBM, working on capabilities in the IBM Cloud Pak for Applications to simplify development of multi-microservice, cloud-native applications inenterprises. David worked as a developer for CICS on the IBM Z platform, before moving to roles in IBM Hybrid Cloud, including the management of Node.js, Swift, Appsody and Serverless and team lead for market enablement. His motto: helping people build better technology to help people.