Kate Matsudaira

Making Things Happen: Driving Organizational Change

Use automation to keep your IT team Lean and efficient

Date: This event took place live on April 08 2015

Presented by: Kate Matsudaira

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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Part 4 of 6 of The Coded Business Series, produced by O’Reilly Media with editorial partner Chef

Businesses have always needed speed and scale. Today, companies can use code, and the continuous, automated delivery of that code to scale quickly to meet demand, acquire the compute resources they need with minimal expense, and use automation to keep its IT team lean and efficient. These are key drivers that enable rapid scaling up of the business for companies of all sizes—making automated and continuous delivery of code a competitive imperative.

In this webcast, Kate Matsudaira hosts a discussion on how automating code can enable businesses of all sizes to prosper. Topics will include why and how IT needs to be integrated into the enterprise, focusing on speed and efficiency to get the highest ROI for your development resources, embracing fast iteration and data collection in product development and the ups and downs of the journey to becoming a lean organization.

About Kate Matsudaira, VP Engineering, popforms

Kate has spent her entire career working on amazing products with brilliant people. She has worked as the VP Engineering/CTO at several Seattle startups — including Decide, SEOmoz and Delve Networks (acquired by Limelight). Prior to joining the startup world she spent time as a software engineer, tech lead, and manager at Amazon and Microsoft. Kate has hands-on knowledge and experience with building large scale distributed web systems, big data, cloud computing and technical leadership.

Twitter: @katemats