Lake, Swamp or Puddle: Data Quality at Scale

Lake, Swamp or Puddle: Data Quality at ScaleRegister here: BRISBANE – 22 AUG | MELBOURNE – 23 AUG | SYDNEY – 24 AUG   Data is a powerful tool. Data-driven systems leveraging modern analytical and predictive techniques can offer significant improvements over static or heuristic driven systems. The question is: how much can you trust your data? Data […]

The Power of the Network

The Power Of the Network Register here: SYDNEY – 8 AUG | BRISBANE – 10 AUG | SINGAPORE – 14 AUG YOW! Night – The Power of the Network by Andrew Betts Web developers are increasingly responsible for the performance of the sites they build, and there is now a plethora of advanced tools and services that allow developers to […]

Application Delivery and Release Management with Containers, Kubernetes and Helm

Register here: HONG KONG – 9 AUG  Adoption of Agile methodologies for application development requires companies to adopt a culture of shared responsibilities between Developers and Operators. A major facilitator in adopting this DevOps culture has been the rise of Linux Containers. A new ecosystem of tools and systems around Linux Containers is evolving at a […]

The Internet Of Scary Things – Guidance for Developing and Deploying IoT Products

The Internet of Things (IoT) has recently been somewhat of a laughing stock, with poorly designed and managed IoT devices being associated with severe privacy leaks, theft of service, and botnet-perpetrated denial-of-service attacks. The currently circulating joke goes “The S in IoT stands for Security!” This presentation covers how to recognise and avoid risks to […]

10 Ways to Accelerate Software Development

HONG KONG, 11 MAY | SINGAPORE, 18 MAY   A major dominant concern for most software development is how to increase the productivity of development; evolution and/or execution. Systemic change in process and/or technology seldom result in more than an incremental impact on productivity and ROI. Increased value is best achieved by targeting specific waste/opportunities […]

The Perfect Language

MELBOURNE – 4 MAY The Perfect Language There’s no such thing as the perfect programming language. I’m sorry, but there isn’t, and I’ll explain why. On the other hand, if you were set the task of designing the perfect language, how close could you get, how would you go about it, and what would it look […]

Go Faster Remove the Inhibitors to Innovation

The industry is replete with fresh topics: DevOps, Cloud Computing, MicroServices, Lean Startup, Full­stack Developers, Agile Variations, and the like. Having seen all these at conferences, there is an emerging theme around all these topics: Go Faster. Going faster is an old theme; I have heard it for over four decades. But the business incentives […]

IoT and Microservices in the Home

IoT, the prevalence of specialized interconnected devices, has invaded business and home. The myriad of devices, hubs, and APIs has created a Tower of Babel that makes the Android phone scene seem mild. Such devices are inherently less networkreliable than previous products, primarily due to the casual attachment (convenient outlets). Add to this heterogeneous soup […]