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Wednesday, June 29 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Laziness is the Mother of Efficiency, or How We Automated Ourselves Out of Our Jobs and into Careers

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With HEAT's LANrev as our base, we have almost completely automated our Mac's lifecycle. From provisioning, to maintaining, to even picking itself back up when it falters. We will discuss some homegrown, as well as other open source projects, that we have utilized in conjunction with LANrev in order to try and automate ourselves out of the job!

Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Baker

Jeremy Baker

Mac Systems Administrator, Kelly IT Services
I am a Mac Systems Administrator for a government agency in DC area. Before that I was a Jr. Systems Administrator for a small financial firm, and before that I worked as a support technician for the company who manages PSU MacAdmin's conference registration.
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J David Hester

Senior Systems Architect and Subject Matter Expert, LCG Inc.
My first computer was an Apple IIe which ran on Beagle Brothers DOS. Taught BASIC and Fortran before most of you were a gleam in your parent's eyes. Then I went onto more interesting things in the humanities, where I got my PhD in religious history, rhetoric and ideology. After finishing my post-doc in Germany analyzing the patient-parent-physician relationship and the rhetoric of constraint in cases of newborn hermaphroditic (intersex) children... Read More →


Wednesday June 29, 2016 10:45am - 12:00pm
207 215 Innovation Boulevard, State College, PA 16803

Attendees (72)