Microservices talk at GeeCon Prague 2016

Posted Posted in continuous delivery, microservices, News

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 […]

Microsoft TechDays (The Hague, The Netherlands. October 2016)

Posted Posted in Agile, Conferences, microservices, News

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/

CodeMotion Dublin (Dublin, Ireland. September 2016)

Posted Posted in Conferences, continuous delivery, microservices

Have done a few CodeMotion conferences before, this time I will deliver 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://dublin2016.codemotionworld.com/ Note: unfortunately the conference has been delayed until Spring 2017.

Yes, microservices implies a distributed system

Posted Posted in Agile, continuous delivery, continuous deployment, microservices, minimal valuable project, MVP, REST, RESTful

In September 2016 I will do the closing keynote for SwanseaCon in Swansea, Wales. Although my talk will evaluate agile after twenty years, InfoQ interviewed me preceeding the conference on one of my other favorite topis, microservices. Here’s the answers to InfoQ’s questions. InfoQ: What are the biggest problems that organizations have with monolithic software products? Monolithical systems, written in […]

DevWeek (London, UK. April 2016)

Posted Posted in Conferences

DevWeek is one of the largest developer conferences in the UK, organized in the city center of London, featuring more than 110 breakout sessions and 20 full-day workshops! After having done the opening keynote two years ago I will do two talks this year, on agile beyond agile, and lessons learned after two years of microservices. See more http://devweek.com/

Rome, Italy. June 10, 2016. Designing, developing and deploying a Microservices Architecture

Posted Posted in Agile, continuous delivery, course, Domain driven design, microservices

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 seems to deliver on the promises of Service Oriented Architecture: shortening time-to-market, scalability, autonomy, and exchangeability of technology and databases. The challenges of […]

Rome, Italy. April 22, 2016. Agile, Scrum, XP, Kanban and Continuous Delivery in practice

Posted Posted in Agile, continuous delivery, course, Kanban, Scrum

Since the introduction of the waterfall model in 1970 as an approach for software development projects, a lot has evolved. In the 1990’s similar ideas around iterative and Agile software development where introduced simultaneously in more and more organizations and projects, resulting in the Agile Manifesto. During this one day workshop, Sander Hoogendoorn, independent consultant and author of the highly […]

Hilversum, Netherlands. April 13, 2016. Designing, developing, testing and deploying microservices

Posted Posted in Agile, continuous delivery, course, Domain driven design, microservices

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 seems to deliver on the promises of Service Oriented Architecture: shortening time-to-market, scalability, autonomy, and exchangeability of technology and databases. The challenges of […]

Amsterdam, Netherlands. February 19, 2016. Series of three lectures at the Vrije Universiteit on software requirements and estimation.

Posted Posted in course, Requirements, Smart use cases, Software estimation, User stories

On February 19 I will be presenting a second series of three lectures for the post-doctorate year of IT Auditing at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, covering all aspects of modern software development. These three lectures will focus on requirements, user stories, use cases, software estimation mainly. This will be the fifth consecutive year that I will present these lectures […]

Amsterdam, Netherlands. February 12, 2016. Series of three lectures at the Vrije Universiteit on (modern) software development approaches

Posted Posted in Agile, continuous delivery, course, Kanban, Scrum

On February 12 I will be presenting a series of three lectures for the post-doctorate year of IT Auditing at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, covering all aspects of modern software development. These three lectures will focus on waterfall, agile, Scrum, Kanban and continuous delivery. This will be the fifth consecutive year that I will present these lectures at the […]

Vienna, Austria. January 18, 2016. Masterclass smart use cases

Posted Posted in Agile, course, Modeling, Smart use cases

Next to the keynote at the Software Quality Days conference in Vienna, I will run a half-day masterclass on structuring agile requirements using smart use cases One of the important and often underestimated aspects of agile and Scrum projects is how to deal with requirements. Where does the backlog actually come from? Many projects rely solely on user stories. However, […]