Category Archives: talks

Microservices Dot Net Rocks is now live

The interview that Matt Collinge, architecture lead at comparethemarket.com, and myself did last month is now live.

We talked about the journey that CTM have been on the last few years and their evolution of a new platform based on gradually replacing their monolithic core systems and their move towards product based teams.

Dot Net Rocks on microservices

We cover off topics including microservices, evolutionary architecture, continuous delivery and the importance of executive sponsorship amongst others.

I would like to publicly say thank you to Richard and Carl who made the experience fun and less scary than it might have been – you guys are awesome. I would also like to say thanks to those who attended the live event in Manchester.

Micro-services at Agile Australia

So I’m off to Oz next week – I am chuffed to be speaking on the topic of micro-services at Agile Australia

I am going to be talking about the trend towards smaller applications communicating via a uniform interface and exploring the trade offs we have to make when building micro-service based applications in the enterprise.

I’m also really pleased that my colleague, Sam Newman, is speaking on a topic that ties in particularly well to mine.

Update: Agile Peterborough

The event was a great success – thanks to everyone who came along and thanks to the organisers, in particular Alex Shaw (@axshaw) for putting on an excellent first local event.

Apparently something of a trend on the conference circuit at the moment, the event featured local artist Anthony Ashley
(@tweetBedders I believe) live painting the themes from the talks. The result is below – I kinda like it.

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Lean and Lego @ AgilePeterborough

I’ve been asked to present at the Agile Peterborough meetup this Wednesday, 20th March.

I’m really pleased that the organisers have asked me and that we have had so many folks register for the event. There is a growing software development and craftsmanship community centered on companies based in and around Peterborough and I’m delighted to support the group.

The talk is one of my favourites, Lean and Lego – Building the Millenium Falcon. I’ve given this previously for both clients and at Agile on the Beach and it’s always a fun topic.