CMG Australia (Vic) Meetup, September 23rd 2015


CMGA_Small_050514At CMGA, we are glad to announce that the next meetup has been scheduled for the 23rd of Sep 2015. CMG Australia meetups are a great opportunity for professionals, academics, researchers and students with interest on aspects of SPE (Systems Performance Engineering) across the Development and Support Life Cycle to come together, catchup over a beer and some pizza and to talk about aspects related to Systems Performance.

Are you going to be one of them?. Seating is limited so please RSVP and reserve a seat while you can. We are working on firming up the details and will update the meetup page as the speakers and their topics are confirmed. Please check this space for details.


Speaker 1  –  Theo Adis 

Topic – Performance and Capacity Management for the Digital IT Revolution

Summary : Theo will talk about “what is Digital IT and Digital Transformation”. He will provide a few case studies and also lead a discussion on how as Performance and Capacity professionals we can assist our clients in migrating from “Traditional IT” to the new “Digital IT” era. The good news is that the Business is buying services directly and not going via the money strapped IT departments

Speaker 2  – Brad Hester and Nick Vaitsas 

Topic – Capacity Planning and Performance Management for the Cloud

Summary : Brad Hester and Nick Vaitsas will talk about the pitfalls, real costs and benefits of moving to the cloud. They will be talking from ‘extensive experience”.

Speaker 3  – IBM

Topic – Middleware Performance Management

Summary : IBM will present some of the tools, case studies and approach of how Performance Management of the IT ‘glue” can be successfully performed.

Tech Talk (Un-conference format)
 What does Digital IT mean to me? large_meetup_logo

Networking – 20mins

RSVP’s Mandatory – CMGA has grown considerably over the last year and attendance at our meetups is increasing. To keep things manageable we have limited the number of seats for the upcoming meetup to 30. Please note RSVP’s now end 24Hrs before the actual event i.e. on the 22nd of Sep 2015 at 1730 Hrs AEST. This allows us to work with our partners and ensure all the logistics required are in place.

If any of you have any suggestion/input/concerns with regards to the above agenda please reach out to the exec committee. If you have the bandwidth and are willing to help please reach the Exec Committee view the meetup contact options.

Come Join Us, Keep Learning, Stay Relevant – We intend for CMG Australia to be a platform for professionals, partners, academia and research organizations with interests in Systems Performance to come together with an objective of building a stronger ecosystem encouraging innovation and thought leadership in SPE across the industry.

Come, join us and be part of the transformation. We’ve got an exciting future ahead and lots of great challenges to work on. Let’s work together to ensure we stay relevant in an evolving marketplace.

CMG Aus Exec Committee