Speaker Bio

Chris Saunderson

Chris Saunderson

Sr Director Analyst
Chris Saunderson covers automation and orchestration methodologies at Gartner, with a primary focus on the life cycle of systems from build to run to retire. Mr. Saunderson has 10 years of experience as an automation architect, architecting task and process automation solutions to address IT needs. His coverage includes the impact of automation and orchestration on the IT operations organization. He has an emphasis on improving the programmability of infrastructure elements, and the improvement of system availability and maintainability.
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Monday, May 15, 2023 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM AEST
Kick Your Infrastructure-as-Code Journey Into High Gear

This session will focus on ways to accelerate your IaC adoption and realize value quickly. Gartner experts will provide approaches, best practices, success stories and tips to help your get further in your journey.

Tuesday, May 16, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM AEST
Ask the Expert: Scaling Infrastructure-as-Code Starts With the Right Foundations

IaC is one of the hottest topics that Gartner clients ask about, and this session brings together our Peer and Practitioner, IT Leaders, and Technical Professionals team to answer your most pressing questions about IaC — starting, scaling, success.

Tuesday, May 16, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM AEST
Roles, Skills and Training to Build a Successful Infrastructure Platform Engineering Team

Platform ops is an approach to scaling DevOps that involves dedicating a team to the delivery of a shared self-service or API-accessible platform. This session will cover the three critical keys to success: Roles, skills and training.

Tuesday, May 16, 2023 / 03:45 PM - 04:30 PM AEST
Roundtable: How to Reduce Technical Debt and Strengthen Infrastructure Life Cycle Management

Digital business demands resilient, adaptable infrastructure; however, uncontrolled technical debt prevents infrastructure and operations leaders from meeting this requirement. In this session, we will answer your toughest questions on how to implement an effective infrastructure life cycle management practice that will make it easier to assess and govern obsolescence and technical debt.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.