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Adele Shakal

Adele Shakal
Director, Project & Knowledge Management, Metacloud, Inc.


Adele Shakal currently heads up project and knowledge management at Metacloud, Inc., a cloud solutions company providing Metacloud OpenStack, non-stop private cloud based on OpenStack. In her prior work in technical project management at USC ITS, she designed IT emergency operations and the ITS Great Shakeout 2011. She has more than two decades of experience in IT project management, business process design and continuity, knowledge management, emergency operations and drill planning, service management and system administration, with Bachelor of Science in geochemistry from California Institute of Technology. She has presented at CENIC, EDUCAUSE, APRU, USENIX LISA and CascadiaIT conferences.


Culture & Organizational Change | Operations
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Adele Shakal (Metacloud, Inc.)
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Keeping IT participants engaged in a drill simulation can be very challenging, especially within the broader contexts of emergency operations, continuity planning/resiliency, disaster recovery, and IT architecture. Accept this challenge and become a practical gamemaster, worthy of designing and executing drills on likely emergency scenarios and realistic function failures for your organization. Read more.
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Table 2 (Exhibit Hall)
Adele Shakal (Metacloud, Inc.)
Practical gamemaster Adele Shakal is ready to field your questions on IT emergency drill planning, such as designing IT emergency operations, planning practical and engaging IT emergency drills, and defining emergency planning appropriately for your organization. Interesting questions merit a d10 of your very own! Read more.