March 29, 2018
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Director, Worldwide Business Value and Enablement
Principal Solutions Architect
Keith LaForce is a Managing Director at Levvel responsible for managing processes and people to ensure quality work is delivered to Levvel’s clients. Keith has 15 years of engineering consulting experience that ranges from application development, enterprise architecture, devops, and leadership. Keith has worked in Fortune 10 insurance and financial services organizations setting the standards for architecture, delivery, and implementation processes. In previous roles, Keith specialized in providing digital transformation solutions for clients across a variety of industry verticals. Through Keith’s extensive consulting experience, he is influencing how Levvel delivers consistent engagement models across all our clients to ensure a great client experience.
Businesses face a higher bar for application performance than ever before. Users will simply abandon a service that is not responsive enough. Performance testing enables teams to develop more efficient code that makes an application run smoothly.
Levvel CEO Chris Hart spoke at HMG Strategy's CIO Executive Leadership Summit event. In this video series, Hart talks about effective collaboration, communication, and culture in the c-suite, as well as how technology sharpens the competitive edge.
At the end of lunch with a mentee, I used the items on our table to express the fundamental concepts of Kubernetes. Sometime after explaining the purpose of the Kubernetes scheduler, she asked a question I spent the next several weeks thinking about.
API design is crucial, giving structure to application interaction. Given cross-functional teams and applications, development time is reduced with a clear, intuitive way to access data. API development often follows two approaches: REST and GraphQL.