October 10-11 | New York, New York
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Thursday, October 11 • 2:50pm - 3:20pm
Practical Lessons from Thee Years Leading an Innovation Lab: Building Cloud Native Financial Micro-services with Kubernetes - Elton de Souza & Kavita Sehgal, IBM

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With constant competition for the next big innovative service, development agility and time-to-market are key metrics that define a modern financial instructions success. While regular product teams focus on delivering tactical solutions, a new type of team has emerged - “The Innovation Lab”, that focuses on strategic solutions that differentiate the institution from the rest. The presenter will distill best practices from 3 years of experience running Innovation Labs and will dive into use-cases in the financial industry involving:

1. modernizing monolithic code to container based micro services
2. extending existing Core Banking with Kubernetes based scalable and resilient banking micro-services. 
3. using high throughput, low latency OSS databases, and analytics to build fraud detection systems in the financial sector
Special focus will be given to security.


Kavita Sehgal

Offering Manager, IBM Cloud Private on z, IBM

Elton de Souza

Chief Architect, Innovation Lab, IBM
Elton de Souza leads two Innovation Labs at IBM that focus on implementing open source based technology in the financial, insurance, retail, federal and automotive industries. His team works on app servers, message queues, analytics, blockchain and database workloads on an enterprise-grade... Read More →

Thursday October 11, 2018 2:50pm - 3:20pm EDT
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