Minnesota DevOps Days



Join Compuware on February 8 for “Minnesota DevOps Days” to enjoy cocktails and appetizers and learn how DevOps:

  • Functions as a set of best practices to benefit your business
  • Contributes to the success of modern business strategies
  • Improves productivity and quality to drive business value

Please RSVP by completing the form by February 1.


Date and Location

 Date: February 8, 2018
 Time:  2 - 4:30 p.m. (cocktails and appetizers to follow)

103 - CRAVE West End
1603 West End Boulevard
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

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Agenda and Speaker


2 p.m. Arrive | Check-in
2:15 p.m. Presentation and Discussion on Enterprise DevOps
4:30 p.m. Discussion | Appetizers and Cocktails
7:30 p.m. Event Conclusion



Rick Slade Executive Solutions Architect - DevOps, Compuware

Rick Slade is Executive Solutions Architect - DevOps at Compuware, where he is responsible for helping customers develop and nurture enterprise DevOps ecosystems. Prior to Compuware, Rick served as an enterprise DevOps architect on the IBM Worldwide Systems Team, assisting clients with designing and modernizing enterprise software delivery systems. There, Rick was certified as an IBM Distinguished IT Specialist. Before joining IBM in 2007, Rick was the North America program manager for HP’s Software Modernization Services, where he served as the company’s chief architect for application modernization and software re-engineering. Rick has also held executive-level positions at Micro Focus and Extreme Logic prior to its sale to HP.

Rick is a certified SAFe Agilist and an Open Group Distinguished IT Specialist.

We look forward to your participation!