Timetable / programme

Wednesday 9 July 2008

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Streams Powerhouse 1
Configuration Management in Practice
Powerhouse 2
Software, Infrastructure and Data Centres
Interactive 3 Open Source
& Software 4
09.00 - 09.30 Conference Registration and Exhibition opens
09:30 - 10:15 The Visible Ops Approach to Implementing CMDBs
Gene Kim
Why Software Asset Management (SAM) and the CMDB need each other
Ian Preskett
Bytes Technology Group
Service management requirements for the CMDB/CMS

Ivor Macfarlane
How open source Subversion is all grown up…standing shoulder to shoulder with proprietary solutions
Jack Repenning
10:20 - 11:05 CMDB in Practice - Real case-study of Implementing a CMDB in a large global institution
Amir Nooriala
Barclays Capital
Closing the gap between the Data Centre and the Customer
Martyn Hobbs
Service Asset & Configuration Management Vision

Mike Tomkinson
BT Global Services
Quantifying Top Management Objectives for IT Systems
Tom Gilb
Result Planning Ltd
11.05 - 11.35 Tea/Coffee Break
11:35 - 12:20 A surprising lesson for the CMDB from Containerised Cargo Services
Trevor Lea-Cox
Lea-Cox and Associates
The CMDB as the core component in creating agile infrastructures
Richard Croucher
How do you populate your CMDB?
Harvey Davison
Lloyds TSB
Make the most out of Subversion 1.5 in the Enterprise
Rainer Heinold
12:25 - 13:10 How to Keep Your Auditor Happy!
Cathy Brown
Intelligent Sat Nav for Service Management - How to drive business value from your CMDB/CMS

John Tabeart
Bringing the CMS solution to fruition
Mark Bools
Principia IT
Software Configuration Management Diversity - A Commercial Case Study
Thiago H. Burgos de Olveira
13.10 - 14.40 Lunch
Lunchtime session
13:50 - 14:35
Discover the truth about discovery
Rob Addy
Selecting a CMS Tool
John Metcalfe
Mentor IT Ltd
Identifying and sharing best practices for implementing configuration management
Robin Fawcett
14:40 - 15:25 Managing changes to application services from requirements to production with ITIL, COBIT and CMDB/CMS
Keith Allen
Applying Configuration Management to the Data Centre
David Cuthbertson
Square Mile Systems
Implementation - What works and what doesn’t
Shirley Lacy ConnectSphere and Ian Salvage IBM
Creating an integrated Open Source CM solution
Gerald Tombs
15.25 - 15.55 Tea/Coffee Break
Panel Session Q&A 15:55 - 16:40 Discussion on alignment between vendor strategies and user requirements for the CMS/CMDB (Room 1)