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From Agile Development to Agile Operations



Stuart Charlton talks about the opportunity brought by cloud computing to introduce agile methods and processes to the operational side of IT, reflecting on how cloud computing affects the relationship between development and operations, suggesting goals that help bridging these two worlds together, and proposing an integrated approach to application design, development and operations.


Stuart Charlton is a VP and the Chief Software Architect for Elastra, a provider of enterprise cloud computing software. His areas of interest include system architecture, configuration management, RESTful web architecture, and lean and agile methodologies for business processes and product development. Prior to Elastra, Charlton worked as architect for BEA Systems and for Rogers Communications.

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Apr 23, 2010