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Nashville LIG | Balancing the Business Reqmnts for Speed and Risk Mitigation
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Nashville LIG | Balancing the Business Reqmnts for Speed and Risk Mitigation

Please join the Nashville LIG for an exciting presentation by George Spafford of Gartner Consulting.

When: 7/16/2013
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: Howard School Building
700 Second Ave South
Nashville, Tennessee  37210
United States
Contact: Alan Cantrell

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Balancing the Business Requirements for Speed and Risk Mitigation

This presentation will cover the following items:

  • The increasing need from the business for improved time to market
  • An introduction to Gartner’s Pace Layered Application Strategy
  • Expanding the use of change models
  • Leveraging release models
  • Trends that are taking place regarding change management​​​​​

George Spafford is a Research Director for Gartner covering process improvement in IT operations that leverage best practice references such as ITIL, COBIT, ISO/IEC 20000 and so forth. He is a prolific author and speaker, and has consulted and conducted training on strategy, IT management, information security and overall service improvement in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and China. His publications include co-authorship of "The Phoenix Project”, "The Visible Ops Handbook", "Visible Ops Security” and the IIA Information Security Governance guidance.  His current areas of research include service design, complexity and operational processes. George holds an MBA from Notre Dame, a BA in Materials and Logistics Management from Michigan State University and an honorary degree from Konan Daigaku in Japan. He is a certified ITIL Expert, TOCICO Jonah and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). George is a current member of the IIA, ISACA, ITPI, ITSMF, and the TOCICO. 


Lunch will be provided courtesy of Gartner.

Plenty free parking is available at the Nashville Children's Theatre on Middleton Street. 


This presentation is sponsored by Gartner.