Engineering the Future of Software
Feb 25–26, 2018: Training
Feb 26–28, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

All roads lead to IT as a service: Achieving business transformation with the cloud (sponsored by IBM)

Rene Bostic (IBM Cloud)
1:15pm–2:05pm Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Location: Beekman Parlor

Who is this presentation for?

  • Software architects, data architects, consultants, and technical team managers

What you'll learn

  • Understand how architects are leveraging IT-as-a-service (ITaaS) architecture to drive business transformation and innovation
  • Explore the career development roadmap for software architects for ITaaS and emerging technologies


Cloud computing is the catalyst to unleash new innovations and bring new efficiencies as well as advantages to business. René Bostic details how software architects of the digital economy are leveraging cloud technology to drive business transformation for success. Join in to learn how the cloud can make your business more resilient, enable new workloads, and ensure the balance between innovation and stability. You’ll discover how to transform your skills as a software architect in the key areas of IT-as-a-service (ITaaS) architecture and emerging technologies for career growth.

This session is sponsored by IBM.

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Rene Bostic

IBM Cloud

René Bostic is the technical vice president of innovation and new technologies for IBM Cloud. An expert in cloud computing, DevOps, and emerging cloud technologies such as the blockchain, René has presented at IT Roadmap Conferences, the Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit, Cloud Expo, and the Agile2017 Conference, to name a few. Cloud Expo named René a faculty member for both their 2017 Cloud Expo East and Cloud Expo West Conferences. René is a member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and the Society of Information Management (SIM) Atlanta (Georgia) Chapter. She holds a degree in business and economics with a minor in computer science from St. Andrews Presbyterian University. René resides in metro Atlanta.