Designing and Building Great APIs – Perth – April 19

This full-day workshop walks you through a complete process of designing and building APIs that both your developers and your company will love. Topic covered include the API Action Lifecycle, Designing and Describing APIs, and the Sketch-Prototype-Build pattern for safely and quickly turning API designs into production-ready deployments.


Mike Amundsen
An internationally known author and speaker, Mike Amundsen travels the world consulting and talking about network architecture, Web development, and other subjects. As Director of Architecture for the API Academy, he works with companies to provide insight on how best to capitalize on the opportunities APIs present to both consumers and the enterprise.


For more details and to register: Perth – April 19


Deep Learning Workshop – May 16-17 – Sydney

Learn practical techniques for your Deep Learning projects from experts in working in industry on real world problems.

Andy Gelme
Hacker extraordinaire. He is involved in many aspects of the wider technology community and is bringing his wealth of experience to Machine Learning as a member of the Silverpond team. Andy is passionate about sharing his knowledge, being heavily involved in workshop and community initiatives at Silverpond, as well as helping people build their own to scale self-driving cars.

 

Noon van de Silk
A maths master and quantum-computing connoisseur, Noon loves learning new things and talking to people. An ML Engineer by day and creative mastermind by night, Noon loves bringing ML solutions to creative applications, including dance and fashion.



For more details and to register: May 16-17


Hands-on Kafka Streaming Microservices – May 16 – Sydney

In this hands-on tutorial, we start with the premise that Kafka is the ideal backplane for reliable capture and organization of data streams for downstream consumption. Then, we build several applications using Akka Streams and Kafka Streams on top of Kafka.


Dean Wampler
Dean Wampler, Ph.D., is VP of Fast Data Engineering at Lightbend, where he leads the development of their Fast Data Platform for streaming data and microservice applications using Spark, Flink, Kafka, Akka, and other tools. Dean is the author or co-author of three O’Reilly books on Scala, Functional Programming, and Hive. He contributes to several open source projects and he co-organizes and speaks at many technology conferences and Chicago-based user groups.


For more details and to register: May 16


Specification By Example – Melbourne – May 21-22 / Sydney – May 24-25 / Brisbane – May 29 – 30

Specification by example is a collaborative approach to defining requirements and tests for based on capturing realistic examples instead of abstract statements. It is the cornerstone of any successful requirements and testing and requirements strategy with agile and lean processes, such as Scrum, Extreme Programming and Kanban. This workshop teaches you how to apply specification by example to bridge the communication gap between stakeholders and implementation teams, build quality into software from the start, design, develop and deliver systems fit for purpose.


Gojko Adzic
Gojko Adzic is a partner at Neuri Consulting LLP. He is the winner of the 2016 European Software Testing Outstanding Achievement Award, and the 2011 Most Influential Agile Testing Professional Award. Gojko’s book Specification by Example won the Jolt Award for the best book of 2012, and his blog won the UK Agile Award for the best online publication in 2010.Gojko is a frequent speaker at software development conferences and one of the authors of MindMup and Claudia.js.As a consultant, Gojko has helped companies around the world improve their software delivery, from some of the largest financial institutions to small innovative startups. Gojko specialises in are agile and lean quality improvement, in particular impact mapping, agile testing, specification by example and behaviour driven development.


For more details and to register: Melbourne – May 21-22/Sydney – May 24-25/Brisbane – May 29 – 30


Impact Mapping – Melbourne – May 23 / Sydney – May 28

Have you struggled to split user stories into small but valuable chunks? Do you have problems prioritising stories or getting a commitment from business stakeholders on what they want to achieve? Do you have issues deciding when a story is done or how many other stories you really need to achieve a business objective? Are you managing large amounts of stories that are problematic to estimate, prioritise or plan for? If so, join this interactive workshop and bring your product owners and business sponsors to learn how to get the most out of user stories.


Gojko Adzic
Gojko Adzic is a partner at Neuri Consulting LLP. He is the winner of the 2016 European Software Testing Outstanding Achievement Award, and the 2011 Most Influential Agile Testing Professional Award. Gojko’s book Specification by Example won the Jolt Award for the best book of 2012, and his blog won the UK Agile Award for the best online publication in 2010.Gojko is a frequent speaker at software development conferences and one of the authors of MindMup and Claudia.js.As a consultant, Gojko has helped companies around the world improve their software delivery, from some of the largest financial institutions to small innovative startups. Gojko specialises in are agile and lean quality improvement, in particular impact mapping, agile testing, specification by example and behaviour driven development.


For more details and to register: Melbourne – May 23/Sydney – May 28