GOTO Amsterdam (June 13-15, 2016) is a vendor independent international software development conference with more than 60 top speakers and 800 attendees. The conference covers topics such as Microservices, Rugged, JavaScript, Post-Agile, Data, Spring++, Connected Worlds & Philosophy.

Bert Jan Schrijver, Software Craftsman at JPoint

Bert Jan Schrijver

Biography: Bert Jan Schrijver

Bert Jan is a Software craftsman at JPoint in the Netherlands and Java User Group leader for NLJUG, the Dutch Java User Group. His focus is on Java, Continuous Delivery and DevOps. He loves to share his experience by speaking at conferences, writing for the Dutch Java magazine and helping out Devoxx4Kids with teaching kids how to code.

Twitter: @bjschrijver

Presentation: Business

Track: Lightning Talks / Time: Tuesday 15:50 - 16:40 / Location: Beursfoyer

Transforming to a Customer-centric Product Organisation through Customer Journey Teams / 15:50 - 16:05

Prerequisite attendee experience level: beginner

Our assumptions on how to build our product have been disrupted by new entrants ranging from startups to global players. This required us to change the anatomy of the entire organisation. Today we have teams that are autonomous units accountable for specific parts of the user journey. We no longer have a roadmap and competing goals across teams. Instead we have one set of company-wide OKRs and the teams identify how we can achieve the results we want.

by David Halsey

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Establishing Benchmarks for Third-Party Service Providers / 16:10 - 16:25

Prerequisite attendee experience level: advanced

For companies looking to improve their software development process, working with third-party service providers adds another layer of complexity. Where internal teams are easy to evaluate, outside providers are able to control the flow of information to the companies with which they work. This makes it harder to answer questions about spending. The solution is a combination of easy fixes and tough decisions.
In this session Johannes will review the criteria companies should use to assess the efficacy of their outside partners. CIOs should ask, for example, how much am I getting from my external team versus in-house IT? Other questions include: how do I balance maintenance, productivity and innovation? Is this partnership benefiting me, or really just the third-party service provider?

by Johannes Bohnet

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The DevOps Disaster: 10 Ways to Fail at DevOps / 16:30 - 16:45

Prerequisite attendee experience level: advanced

DevOps is the new black. You need DevOps. Right now.
What? You're not doing DevOps yet? Hurry! You're going to miss the boat!

Sounds familiar? The same thing happened with Agile a while ago. Coined as a solution for all your problems, companies rushed to implement this 'next big thing', only to realize a few years later that they got most of it wrong by failing to understand the concepts behind it well enough in the first place.
Don't make the same mistake again. Getting DevOps right isn't easy. It's downright hard. In this talk, I'm not going to explain how to 'do' DevOps in your organisation, since there is not just one 'right' way to do it. What I can show you however, is how NOT to do DevOps. This session shares 10 common misconceptions, call them anti-patterns, of DevOps. I'll talk from my own experiences in getting things wrong, explain why they are wrong and prevent you from making the same mistakes. You'll leave this session with a basic understanding of how (not) to fail at DevOps and hopefully, a smile on your face ;-)

by Bert Jan Schrijver