Microsoft Inspire – news from Washington
Writing today from Dulles airport following a really interesting week at the Microsoft Inspire conference (formerly known as WPC). Four jolly Cloudreachers spent the week here, amongst 17,000 others to hear the latest from the Redmond crew. If you didn’t make it, here’s a few notes from me to bring you up to speed. Inspirational? […]
Attending a Hackathon when you cannot hack, how bad could it be?
On the 22nd April I took part in a Cloudreach Hackathon called .create() (for more details read the blog about it here). So what is .create()? It is basically a 48 hour hackathon where teams of up to 3 people work to try and create something new. Each hackathon has specific rules; usually about using […]
AWS re:Invent – Summarising the Madness
For those of you who attended re:Invent last week, have you recovered yet? I feel my life expectancy may be a month or two shorter as a result of the trip, yet somehow AWS and the cloudy attendees present managed to make it better nonetheless.
re:Invent – A serious business trip. In Las Vegas.
Ever tried to explain to someone that you’re going to Las Vegas for a serious business trip? Good lord it’s difficult. Something about the Nevada desert seems to make everyone assume you’re on ‘a jolly’. What’s the truth?
Cloudy Game Jam
Last month, my fellow Cloudreachers and I took part in Ludum Dare, a global game jam in which you are challenged to make a video game in a single weekend – certainly no mean feat. Take a look at what we came up with.
TfL Hackday – The Data Challenge
I recently got involved in a Hackday that energised both me and room full of very clever people. The power of what can be achieved through collaboration, creativity and the latest in cloud technology to enable, rather than inhibit, was a great thing to experience. Let me start at the beginning, the challenge…
DevSecOps – Lessons from Las Vegas
My last post came from Seattle airport, but this was written over a craft ale in a Las Vegas hotel following a spectacular re:Invent conference where AWS, once again, demonstrated their truly insane capability to innovate at a rapid pace. While in Vegas, I attended a few really interesting sessions relating to security in AWS, so […]
The Dos and Don’ts of AWS re:Invent 2014
As re:Invent kicks off today, over 13,000 registered attendees will attend the world’s hottest public cloud event. We’ve asked our team going to the event on some dos and don’ts. Heres some of their suggestions below, if you’d like to add anything feel free to comment – enjoy!
Dream Big for your Business: Cloudreach and Dreamforce
As a consulting partner for a number of global leaders in the world of cloud computing, Cloudreach is committed to bringing its customers the very latest in news, innovations and trends from the world of business technology. Here, we take a look back at Dreamforce, the biggest Cloud Computing event of the year, to bring […]