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Red Hat Open Innovation Labs

Our immersive and open approach creates a new way of working that can help you and your team develop digital solutions and accelerate business value.

What you can expect

We’ll connect you and your team with processes, tools, and the Red Hat experts who can help you use them to ramp up the pace of innovation.

How it works

How it works

Using open in the open

When it comes to fostering innovation, we recognize that carefully crafting the physical environment is as important as the framework and the team. In this transparent and open space, your residency will align cross-functional teams to shared goals and boost work visualization—then equip them with the best of open source tooling.

Since your residency is not locked into a prescribed group of methods or practices, you’ll be able to identify and chart the best path forward as a team.

How it works

Building trust to pursue innovation

Over the course of 1-3 months of intensive collaboration at a location of your choosing, the team will tackle a real problem that your company faces, identifying potential solutions through tools like event storming and impact mapping.

A social contract, pairing, mentoring, and other practices that are captured in the Open Practice Library will help cultivate transparency and trust on the team, essential ingredients for successful team forming.

How it works

Experimenting quickly to pivot toward success

Your team will work incrementally, using tools like our push-button infrastructure, which is automated by Ansible Playbooks to allow for rapid development and experimentation.

By solving one problem at a time on one technology at a time, your residency will break big ideas into small tasks as you build toward an integrated solution to demo to sponsors.

How it works

Incorporating feedback to hone your solution

We host Demo Days at the close of every residency to ensure the team is presenting to and getting ideas from the right stakeholders. This opportunity allows your team to share your progress while capturing learning opportunities and backlog ideas.

Armed with this instant and honest input, your team will start to build a roadmap for bringing your product to life.

How it works

Extending knowledge to scale for the future

The roadmap is supplemented by mentorship and enablement resources, including a Red Hat Learning Subscription . This benefit provides a year of unlimited, on-demand access to all Red Hat training courses, so you can add practical skills to the hands-on learning you’ve experienced through your residency.

By sharing this knowledge, you’ll enable and engage other teams to develop an approach that can be scaled throughout your business to proactively address other challenges.

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Working with the Red Hat Open Innovation Labs team, Lockheed Martin transformed its culture, creating an open architecture that accelerated application delivery and improved its business forecasting abilities by 40%.

Find out how

How our customers bring innovation to life

We work with companies of all sizes and markets to address their business challenges through our residencies.

Unicef Innovation
Motability Operations LTD
Heritage Bank

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Push-button infrastructure

Use our interactive menu to identify the right mix of technologies to fit your app development needs.

Build your own stack

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Open Practice Info

Open Practice Library

Explore and contribute to the set of tools we use to help teams like yours build software.

Explore your practices

DevOps training course

Take DevOps Culture and Practice Enablement (DO500) to find out how best to apply open strategies within a DevOps environment.

Learn DevOps principles

Dev Ops Training

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