Timetable / programme

Tuesday 8 July 2008

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Streams Powerhouse 1
Powerhouse 2
Interactive 3 Open Source
& Software 4
09.15 - 09.45 Conference Registration and Exhibition opens
09.45 - 10.00 Welcome
10:00 - 10:45
Where did my CMDB go? What has Configuration  Management become in the 21st Century?
Shirley Lacy, ConnectSphere and Ivor Macfarlane IBM, Authors of the ITIL Service Transition book
10.45 - 11.15 Tea/Coffee Break
11:15 - 12:00 The Configuration Management Value Proposition
John Dixon
How Service Transition supports the need for effective Configuration Management - an ITIL V3 perspective
Kevin Holland
NHS Connecting for Health
What is the CMDB/CMS all for?
Shirley Lacy and Ivor Macfarlane
Authors of the ITIL Service Transition book
Practical challenges of implementing an effective CMDB and global Configuration Management platforms and processes
John Boyce
Barclays Global Investors
12:05 - 12:50 CMS and the untapped potential: Knowledge management for the ITIL Service Lifecycle
Majid Iqbal
Building an Application CMDB
Ryan Lloyd
How can we judge the value of a CMDB/CMS
John Dixon
Deploying Subversion in a distributed environment
Shahin Nassiri
JP Morgan
12.50 - 14.20 Lunch
Lunchtime Session
13:30 - 14:15
  Configuration Management and the federated CMDB
Steve Straker
CMS - Barriers and Critical Success Factors
Kevin Holland
NHS Connecting for Health
Replicating Subversion: The Active-Active Way
David Richards
14:20 - 15:05 Innovation Without Permission 
Kevin Parker
Tailor your Configuration Management technology to your needs
Krzysztof Baczkiewicz
Case Study - CMDB/CMS Pilot implementation
Andrew Pieri and Mark Smith
Associated Newspapers Limited
Continuous Integration without Branching
Alan Morbey and Chris Beighton
Met Office
15.05 - 15.35 Tea/Coffee Break
15:35 - 16:20 CMDB - a Journey, Not a Destination: Best Practices from the Field
Martin McEvoy
Configuration Management: The Powerhouse of Service Management…or is it?
Kate Robinson
How to improve an existing Configuration Management process
Led by the itSMF CCRM working party and BCS CMSG
Reusable Component Management Through the use of Subversion Externals
John Martin
Advanced Technology Systems
16:25 - 17:10 CMDB/CMS value proposition and implementation approach
Feedback from interactive sessions with Q&A
Ignite your Configuration Engines - Real world experiences for CMDB Success
Gaurav Dutt Uniyal
  Consolidating your SCM infrastructure - migrating between tools
Neal R. Firth
17:10 - 18:00     CMSG AGM