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Wednesday, May 16 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Jonah and the Robots - Nothing Changed...

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Dr Eli Goldratt wrote a book called 'The Goal' almost 30 years ago.  In the novel a plant manager, named Alex, learns a series of lessons about throughput and bottlenecks.  One the more interesting discussion in the book is a dialog between a character named Jonah in which Alex learns that automation does not always make things better and sometimes can make thing even worse.  Skip to 2012 and this lightning talk will try to explore how IT still has some of these original pitfalls discussed in the novel  'The Goal'

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John Willis

VP of Services and Enablement at Enstratus | John Willis has worked in the IT management industry for more than 30 years. Prior to joining enStratus, Willis was the VP of Solutions for DTO Solutions where he led the transition to a new suite of automated infrastructure and DevOps solutions. Prior to DTO Solutions. Willis was the VP of Training & Services at Opscode where he formalized the training, evangelism, and professional services... Read More →

Wednesday May 16, 2012 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Main Stage: Salon A - E

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