On January 10 I presented my first talk of the year 2017 at the annual kick-off at insurance software vendor ANVA in Amersfoort, the Netherlands. The main topic is building better software faster and covers agile, (beyond) Scrum, Kanban, continuous delivery and microservices. Building Better Software Faster from Sander Hoogendoorn
Here’s a short interview with me as a prelude to my upcoming keynote early March at #TopConf in Linz, Austria. http://topconf.com/linz-2017/news/chatroom-with-sander-hoogendoorn/
Was happy to do a highly entertaining (according to a nice attendee) talk on my personal experience in microservices over the past three years at the GeeCon Prague 2016 conference. Got really great feedback (best show at the conference) and many, many intersting questions. Thanks guys! Anyway, here’s the slidedeck for my talk. If you have additional questions, please send […]
Here’s the video of my closing keynote from #SwanseaCon, Wales on beyond #agile. https://youtu.be/czudJ6O8i9k
Full house at my beyond agile talk at Microsoft TechDays this morning.
September 2016 – The video of my designing #microservices talk at #codemotion Amsterdam is on YouTube now.
After an absence of two year (have done Java inbetween) I’m returning to the Microsoft TechDays. This time I’m doing two talks. One about beyond agile titled Beyond Breaking Bad, and a talk titled Thirty Months of Microservices, discussing the experiences I’ve had over the last thirty months regarding microservices and continuous delivery. See more at: http://www.techdays.nl/
Utrecht, september 2016. This week I was interviewed by Ben Linders, for Infoq.com on the topic of microservices, based on the fact that I will do the owing keynote at SwanseaCon in Swansea next week. Read the full interview here.
De Meern, July 13 2015 – Edition 125 of #SDN Magazine is now available for download. It contains my article A Programmers Mind Explained (to Project Managers). Download the full magazine here www.sdn.nl/MAGAZINE/ID/132/SDN-Magazine-125
De Meern. July 12, 2015. – I’m proud to announce that I’ll be doing the opening keynote on #microservices at the Software Architect conference in London in October. For more information, see: software-architect.co.uk.
This open one-day intense hands-on workshop is the first in a series of training courses in the Agile Academy, organized by PMI Chapter Poland. This is a full day workshop presenting a real-life introduction to agile, Scrum and Kanban. During this highly interactive and successful one-day workshop participants experience why waterfall won’t work and what it means to be in […]
On June 5, 2015 I will present a full-day masterclass on microservice architecture in the series of Software Architecture Day in Iasi, Rumania. The development and maintenance of monoliths presents organizations with increasing challenges, resulting in high costs and a slow time-to-market. More and more organizations are therefore attempting to componentize their applications. The latest and greatest paradigm microservices finally […]
Will do an in-house one-day workshop on the topics of modeling smart use cases, agile, agile requirements, UML and Enterprise Architect for Oikocredit in Amersfoort.
Will do an in-house one-day workshop on the topics of modeling smart use cases, agile, agile requirements, UML and some Enterprise Architect for AudioNova in Rotterdam.
On May 13 I will do a short in-house two-hours masterclass on waterfall, agile, Scrum, Kanban and #NoProjects.
On April 29, I will present a half-day seminar explaining techniques for designing, building and deploying microservices in an enterprise environment. The seminar will have many practical hints & tips, and will show many useful modeling and code examples. This seminar has an open registration. Read more at: Power session microservices.
On April 22 and 23I will conduct a two-day training workshop on modeling with UML and smart use cases for IT Works at Golden Tulip Brussels Airport in Diegem, Belgium. The workshop will have many hands-on exercises, and will be presented in English. This workshop has an open registration. Read more at: Pragmatic modeling with UML and smart […]
On April 15 and 16 I will conduct a two-day training workshop on modeling with UML and smart use cases for Adept Events at Hotel Lapershoek in Hilversum. The workshop will have many hands-on exercises, and will be presented in Dutch. This course has an open registration. Read more at: Modelleren met Use-Cases en UML.
January 2015, Kiev – My closing talk titled The Current State of Agile. Ten Easy Lessons Learned for the great XP Days 2014 Conference held in Kiev, Ukraine, was voted as the best talk of the conference by the participants. Thanks a lot guys for all the support and nice comments! See the results here. The slide deck for this […]
January 2015, Brussels – My details as an independent consultant have just been added to the program of the Scaling Agile for the Enterprise event at KBC Bank in Brussels on January 22, 2015. Read more: Scaling Agile for the Enterprise
Januari 2015, Kiev – At the XP Days Ukraine in Kiev, which was held in December 2014, I did both the opening and closing talk. The conference organizer now published the video of my closing talk titled The current state of agile. Ten easy lessons learned in which I try to explain the trouble we have with Sinterklaas and Zwarte […]
Today is my birthday, a good day for some big news. As of February 1, I will continue my career as an independent consultant; as a mentor, trainer, coach, software architect, developer, writer, speaker, using the company name ditisagile.nl (after the Dutch title of my latest book This Is Agile). Over the past decade, in my roles as Principal Technology Officer […]
January 5, 2015. Amsterdam – This morning I received a kind invitation to co-host the Software Process course at the University of Amsterdam in February and March. Should be fun. Hope I can find the time to accept this invitation.
October 26, Stellendam, The Netherlands – Presented two editions of my agile training course, covering waterfall, agile, agile requirements, agile estimation, Kanban, flow oriented development at COAS Software in Stellendam, The Netherlands including my dice flow and Chicago estimation exercises. Results from the dice flow exercise
November 25, Arnhem – On December 18 I will do a guest lecture at the Hogeschool Arnhem Nijmegen (HAN) in Arnhem about designing and building microservices. The lecture is titled Microservices. Stairway to heaven or highway to hell?
October 30, Helsinki – Received excellent feedback from my 90 minutes talk on micro-services using smart use cases at the Capgemini DevDay event in Helsinki. Here’s some of it: “Gave a lot to think about for when we’ll next have to think about different architectural solutions.” “One of the best presentations of the day, along with the previous one. It […]
London. October 24 – Very cool. Both a picture of me on stage, and the video of last year’s keynote at DevWeek 2014 are featuring the brand new DevWeek 2015 website. Check it out at: http://devweek.com/
Utrecht. August 22 – On August 19 international IT website InfoQ published a short, provocative Q&A between Ben Linders and me on the topic of my book This Is Agile. This Q&A even made it to the front page of InfoQ. During the Q&A Ben asked me questions that came up in his mind after reading This Is Agile (the […]
Utrecht. July 24 – International website InfoQ recently published the extended version of my article on the differences between sprints and iterations, and how to avoid failing sprints. You can read the article here on Infoq. http://www.infoq.com/articles/beat-red-sprint-anti-agile-pattern
Utrecht. July 11 – A week ago leading IT news website InfoQ published a write-up around one of my earlier articles Failing Fast. Now it appears that this write-up is the most popular news item on InfoQ. Read the original article here: Failing fast. Read the write-up on InfoQ: InfoQ.
Wroclaw. July 5 – Leading IT news website infoq.com just published a short write up around my previous blog post titled Failing Fast on their news page. And yes, InfoQ also mentions my book This Is Agile. 🙂 You will be able to read the write up here: http://www.infoq.com/news/2014/07/fail-fast-learn-fast?utm_campaign=infoq_content&utm_source=infoq&utm_medium=feed&utm_term=global. My original blog post titled Failing Fast resides here: http://sanderhoogendoorn.com/blog/index.php/failing-fast/
Utrecht. June 28 – Recently I was kindly invited by Capgemini in Wroclaw, Poland to do some talks, both for Capgemini internally as publicly, aimed at software architects and developers (and yes, testers too). These talks are now planned for July 1 (at Capgemini) and July 3 (publicly). Both talks will discuss the same subject, namely industrializing agile, which […]
Krakow, Poland, May 30 – PAM Summit is an international conference organized in Kraków (Poland) by PMI PC Kraków Branch and IIBA Poland Chapter. The organizers have invited me to do one of the keynotes. I will use a brand new talk on agile project management titled Breaking Bad. Seven successful habits of successful agile project managers. See more at […]
Berlin, May 30 – Germany based online magazine Agile Record just published my article Failing Fast, which investigates success and failure in agile projects. You will be able to read this article on my personal website, or alternatively at www.agilerecord.com/failing-fast. For my other article in Agile Record, you might also read www.agilerecord.com/authors/sander-hoogendoorn.
The Hague, May 20 – Introduced agile, Scrum and Kanban to a government agency in The Hague that is responsible for digital signing of public government documents. Enthusiastic feedback.
On May 7 I will do the opening talk for an event on tooling in agile projects at Capgemini head offices in Leidsche Rijn, Utrecht. The title of this talk will be Individuals and interactions over proce$$e$ and fools. The first statement in The Agile Manifesto clearly favors individuals, teams, interaction and collaboration over processes and tools. But there’s as […]