12 Agile Adoption Failure Modes – Jean Tabaka – 9 June

12 Agile Adoption Failure Modes Jean Tabaka, Agile Fellow, Rally Software SUMMARY Agile methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban take some heat when they appear to have failed to deliver expected benefits to an organization. In fact, Agile initiatives very often backslide and bring about abandonment of the adoption due to this perceived correlation of […]

Dave Thomas

Get Onto Our Cloud! – 7, 8 June

Hey! You! Get Onto Our Cloud!Oz Cloud Options for Development and Deployment Sponsored by Bedarra Research Labs, QUT and YOW! Conferences SUMMARY This is your opportunity to learn firsthand about Australian exciting cloud alternatives. A panel of expert technical speakers from Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Ninefold, CloudFoundry, Salesforce and others will present a short […]

YOW! Night Sydney – Cloud – 14 June

Hey! You! Get Onto Our Cloud! Oz Cloud Options for Development and Deployment Presented by Bedarra Research Labs, QUT and YOW! Conferences SUMMARY This is your opportunity to learn firsthand about Australian exciting cloud alternatives. Developers and tech evangelists from Microsoft Azure, Ninefold, CloudFoundry, Salesforce, Cloudbees will present a short fast paced overview of the […]

Hidden NServiceBus Gems – Udi Dahan – 5 July

SUMMARY Although NServiceBus has been around for a while, many developers are only familiar with the top-level public API. Join Udi Dahan for a look into some of the lesser known capabilities of NServiceBus that just might save you from having to reinvent the wheel.   ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Udi Dahan Udi Dahan is The […]

Building Mobile Apps – 16, 18, 24 Aug

Developer Experience From The Trenches SUMMARY YOW! and Swipe Conference in cooperation with the Australian mobile user community are pleased to present three experience reports by seasoned mobile developers. Our speakers share their stories about what does and doesn’t work. The experiences cover the spectrum from UI to communicating with the corporate backend systems. This […]

Dave Thomas

Transitioning to Clouds & Big Data – YOW! Night 4, 5 Oct | 29 sept

Words of Experience, Bits of Advice SUMMARY YOW! Conference in cooperation with the Melbourne user community are pleased to present three experience reports on Transitioning to Clouds and Big Data. Our speakers share their stories about what does and doesn’t work. This is a unique opportunity to learn, validate your own experience or share your […]

Product Engineering- Mike Lee – 29 Nov

Mike Lee talks on Product Engineering SUMMARY The plan for cashing in on a “million dollar idea” tends to start with step 1, an idea, and end with step 3, profit. The mysterious step 2 turns out to be the hard part, both because it is mysterious, and because it is much, much more complicated […]

Christmas YOW! Night Sydney – 7 Dec

SUMMARY YOW! Conference in cooperation with DiUS, Atlassian, UNSW and the Sydney user community are pleased to present keynote speakers Simon Peyton Jones, Cameron Purdy and John Hughes. Learn about why Functional Programming and Haskell will impact the future of computing. Hear first hand about the future of the JVM, and finally how to test […]