IDC DevOps - Nordic|Benelux

Excel and enable DevOps to become business-as-usual

DIGITAL FORUM | September 8, 2020



DevOps delivers results across Europe, enabling organisations to significantly improve performance while delivering business value. Everyone has heard that software is taking over the world, so the next challenge for every organisation is how to operate more like a software company to deliver digital innovation rapidly. Why? Because more than half of the European economy will be driven by digital products and services in the next three years. As organisations evolve to support future enterprise needs, the role of DevOps also evolves and expands.

To excel, organisations must leverage process, technology, and cultural change. By 2021, 80% of European organisations will adopt DevOps, but only 10% will excel in terms of accelerated performance and delivery cycles. Cultural inertia is a core stumbling block. To enable DevOps to become business-as-usual, organisations must rethink how products/services are funded, governed, and compliant, but also consider tool complexity, culture, organisational goals, and sourcing models. There must be a balance between technology investments such as API management, open source repositories, security integration, and modern app architectures with investments in organisational change, training, and skills development.


General Information


September 8, 2020


10:00 - 12:30 CET


Time Event & Speakers

Attendee Login


Welcome by IDC

Charlotte Thygesen Poulsen

Vice President, Events and GMS, IDC Nordic

Excel and enable DevOps to become business-as-usual

Jennifer Thomson

Senior Research Director & Lead Accelerated App Delivery Practice, IDC

Don’t be Afraid to Upgrade: lessons of speed and security from high performance open source development

Adam Such

Solutions Architect, Sonatype

For the second year in a row, we’ve joined with Gene Kim to examine how enterprise software development teams utilise open source components and the performance and risk management outcomes they achieve. In this session, we’ll share the practices and outcomes we discovered that differentiate the low performers from the peak performers.


DevOps at Maersk

Rasmus Hald

Head of Cloud Architecture, A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S

Maersk is seeing transformation throughout the enterprise and the need to bring digital ideas to life quickly is fast becoming part of the enterprise DNA. Join us for a session that covers the DevOps transformation at Maersk and learn what´s driving the transformation and how Maersk is changing delivery of digital services.


Break with 121 meetings and Networking


Why Shell chooses a hybrid approach in IT

Jeroen Scheer

Head of Digital Architecture, Shell
  • Data is the heart of the strategy
  • DevOps is so much more than a bunch of tools
  • The role of business in DevOps and what we have learned at Shell

Roundtable discussions (Parallel Sessions)

Roundtable 1

11:30 - 11:45

Is Digital Transformation Driving the Need for DevSecOps?

Adam Such

Solutions Architect, Sonatype

Jan Horsager

Research Director, IDC

Roundtable 2

11:30 - 11:45

Excel and enable DevOps to become business-as-usual

Jennifer Thomson

Senior Research Director & Lead Accelerated App Delivery Practice, IDC

Roundtable 3

11:30 - 11:45

Establishing the platform for enabling DevOps practices

Anders Elbak

Associate Director, IDC Nordic

Key take-aways from today


Networking and meetings

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You will get inspired by the professional stories shared by industry pioneers and IDC analysts. Our keynotes experts will answer questions, propose provoking online polls, take part in the chat and comment on what is happening. Everything is done live.



Learn about proven best practices through real-life case studies in moderated digital breakout sessions. This intimate experience is an opportunity to gain a clearer understanding of current organizations challenges.



Meet with peers to discuss common challenges and share concrete experiences thanks to our Networking feature using your webcam for up to 3 minutes.



Visit interactive booths leveraging digital content allowing you to explore key trends or discover more about innovative products.


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Vice President, Events and GMS, IDC Benelux,, IDC Nordic

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