Build better and deliver faster with GitLab and DBB on IBM Z

When:  Jun 16, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM (PT)

Listen to Rick Smith, One Main Financial, describe his organization's migration from Changeman to GitLab, and how they successfully integrated IBM DBB. Learn the following:

  • How One Main Financial enhanced software quality and expedited software delivery
  • How One Main Financial created a consistent developer experience across all platforms
  • The value in cultural transformation as well as application modernization
  • Continuous integration enabled by IBM DBB

Join us to learn from One Main Financial and IBM experts how to use these new tools to manage diverse toolchains and streamline software development and delivery.

Chris Trobridge
Chris Trobridge
IBM Z DevOps Product Manager,

Chris is a 40 year veteran of Z development organizations and Software vendors. Specialising in mainframe DevOps including Software Configuration Management, process adoption, testing and pipeline creation. Chris has implemented, consulted, advised and worked with organizations all over the world on their DevOps solutions. Currently working with IBMas a Senior Offering Manager (DevOps for Z Hybrid Cloud), Chris is helping IBM to offer the most powerful and productive solutionsfor Z Hybrid development.

Rick Smith,
Rick Smith,
Vice President/Director of Software Development
OneMain Financial

Rick has been with OneMain Financial for over 20 years in various technology roles. His current responsibilities include DevOps adoption for the zSeries, Credit Risk management and Database Administrators for the zSeries/iSeries.

Additionally, Rick is a die-hard Philadelphia Eagles fan and enjoys listening to live music.