ITAG Awards 2019 – Leadership Award

ITAG Excellence Awards 2019
Emerging Start-Up

This ITAG excellence award is conferred on ANY individual with 3 years+ relevant professional experience who demonstrates excellence in leadership (including thought leadership).  Nominees need not hold a formal management/leadership position in the organisation (although they sometimes do).  ITAG recognises that excellence in leadership is often evident and emergent, regardless of title/position.

Nominations should make specific reference to the following judging criteria:

  • Evidence of strategic vision.
  • Evidence of the ability to recognise and adopt (possibly create….) trends.
  • Evidence of an ability to motivate and lead teams / organisations.

The deadline for submission is Friday the 15th of February at 22:00 and
and can be made by completing the form below or emailing the details and word document to Dee

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Continuous Culture Skill-Up

DevOps Galway in association with ITAG (Information Technology Association Galway) and GuruTeam are pleased to bring you our July event, where we will have a presentation from Jayne Groll (Co-founder and CEO, DevOps Institute), and this will be followed by a panel discussion on Security in DevOps.

Jayne Groll (Co-founder and CEO, DevOps Institute)
Jayne’s IT management career spans over 25 years of senior IT management roles across a wide range of industries. Her expertise spans multiple domains including DevOps, Agile, ITIL and Leadership. Jayne is a recognized and respected IT thought leader and influencer. In addition to authoring the Agile Service Management Guide, Jayne has co-authored several IT position papers including “Modernizing IT Operations in the Age of DevOps” that was published in 2018 by IT Revolution. Jayne is very active in the global DevOps, ITSM and Agile communities and is a frequent presenter at local, national and virtual events.

Jayne’s presentation ‘Continuous Culture Skill-Up‘ will focus on the importance culture plays in supporting DevOps initiatives as before you can change your culture, you have to understand culture. Jayne will highlight the characteristics of successful DevOps teams and how they have been more successful with continuous integration/continuous delivery, along with the impact positive cultures have had with automation, continuous testing and security.

Panel Discussion on Security in DevOps
Panel to be announced shortly and will be comprised of security experts from the local community. The audience will have the opportunity to ask questions off the panel and learn from their experiences.

GuruTeam is a Galway-based Registered Education Partner with the DevOps Institute, and offers the full range of DevOps Certification and add-on instructor-led courses.

Thanks to ITAG for sponsoring the pizza and beer. We hope you enjoy the opportunity to network with the community!

Portershed is located just off Eyre Square at the side of the Hotel Meyrick and the back of Galway Train Station. Paid parking facilities are available.

This is a free event but places are limited and must be booked in advance.  Reserve your place.

If you would be interested in speaking at a future event please reach out directly with any of the organisers or email

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