The Power of Branding in the Multi-channel World
We’re living in complex times for consumers and companies alike. Technology is proliferating at dazzling speed and at the same time new ways of living and working are constantly evolving.
With tight margins and high competition, delivering efficient PPC sales volume can be a challenge. Space 48 are going to give you four tips which should help to deliver greater efficiency and allow you to grow sales through this channel
You have great ideas. You’re smart. The people in your organization are smart. Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc — the rest is easy — simply make a transition plan and transparently explain the benefits. These and other organizational change myths will be tackled by Linda’s talk about patterns for introducing new ideas. She will provide some useful tips for helping...
In today’s competitive business world, companies in all industries are under strong pressure to quickly and efficiently develop new applications and features for their customers. These new services need to add instant value for the customer, and business users and consumers no longer tolerate errors or service outages. Software enhancements, which are risky, time-consuming or unsatisfactory, need to be replaced...
Deployments gone bad are a leading cause of spending your evening or weekend hunched over a terminal instead of outdoors having fun. In this talk Jez presents a number of patterns which reduce the risk of releases, including techniques for zero-downtime releases, roll backs, and roll forwards.
Jenny, Pete and Chris would like to share our experience at Sparkle, in particular how we use examples to guide conversations and drive development, and our aspirations (and achievements) towards building a highly maintainable domain-driven living documentation system.
Infrastructure automation with the Windows platform is now a reality. With full Windows support in both Puppet and Chef, and Windows support coming soon for Ansible, technology teams can manage heterogeneous systems of Linux/*NIX and Windows environments using the same tooling, with cross-platform code.
We had a very large system built from a large collection of subsystems. Despite it being quite standard (or maybe because), it was problematic. The CI server did not accurately indicate the state of integration between components. We needed a CI system that didn’t follow the industry standard practices, but would address our problems.
Given that we know that iterative software development can work much better than ‘big bang’ or waterfall, should we apply the same process to organisational change? How about a backlog + iterations for shifting to a team structure which takes Conway’s Law into account, so that the organisation has a better chance of delivering the software systems it needs? We...