Speaker Bio

Bill Blosen

Bill Blosen

Sr Director Analyst
Bill Blosen is a Sr. Director Research Analyst and Key Initiative leader in the Software Engineering Leaders team. Mr. Blosen's research focus is on helping software engineering leaders with the key decisions and initiatives they must undertake due to digital business transformation. His focus areas include agile, DevOps, Kanban, lean, platform engineering, developer experience, agile coaching, agile transformation, agile at scale and team productivity with an emphasis on people and culture.
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Wednesday, 13 September, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM BST
Ask the Expert: How Platform Engineering Can Help Scale Agile and DevOps Efforts

In this interactive session, the expert will aim to dispel the myths and misconceptions surrounding platform engineering. For example, attendees can ask questions about the difference between platform engineering and DevOps and how it differs from infrastructure and operations, what managing platforms as products mean, and how to kickstart a platform engineering initiative.

Thursday, 14 September, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM BST
Using Platform Engineering to Improve Developer Productivity, Retention and Morale

Modern application delivery aims to be fluid, continuous and distributed. But the patterns and practices we adopt to deliver our microservices, cloud-native architectures, DevOps, and multi-channel apps drive up the cognitive load on our development teams. In this session, we'll learn how to use a platform engineering approach to deliver a developer experience that balances productivity and control.

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