Devoxx UK 2019
from Wednesday 8 May to Friday 10 May 2019.
Bert Jan is CTO at OpenValue in the Netherlands and focuses on Java, Continuous Delivery and DevOps. Bert Jan is a Java Champion, JavaOne Rock Star speaker, Duke's Choice Award winner and leads NLJUG, the Dutch Java User Group. He loves to share his experience by speaking at conferences, writing for the Dutch Java magazine and helping out Devoxx4Kids with teaching kids how to code. Bert Jan is easily reachable on Twitter at @bjschrijver.
See also https://www.openvalue.nl
Have you wondered what it takes to be a successful speaker? Where to start, which topic to pick, and how to deliver? You'll find answers to these questions in this session, delivered by experienced speakers. Come learn why speaking is both fun and important. We'll give you tips on getting started, writing proposals, preparing for the talks, and to deliver a great presentation. We'll share our experiences, what has worked, what has not, and provide some key take aways. After this session, you'll be ready to start on your own journey to speak at technical events.
The Wall Street Journal already mentioned it in 2011: “Software is eating the world.” Nowadays, every company is an IT company. Product owners and other business representatives seeing their competitors release new features to end users every day are demanding the same from their own software teams. How do you measure up to this heavy pressure as an IT organization? How do you quickly make changes to software systems in fast-paced environments without losing your grip on quality? How do you build and test software in such a way that it's always in a releasable state? This session explains the principles of continuous delivery and DevOps. You’ll leave with enough insights into how and where to get started yourself.