We have two great talks to kick off 2018 in style! Plus we've got free food and drinks provided at the event thanks to our sponsors.
Everyone is welcome and there are no tickets required. Just turn up - it's free!
Prometheus: Automated Outage Detection at Zapier
by Rob Golding
Zapier makes hundreds of millions of outbound API requests every day. When a service starts to fail, we need to know about it quickly so we can prevent our infrastructure from crawling to a halt. This talk explores the development of Prometheus, the tool we use to detect API issues at scale.
Rob is a Senior Backend Engineer at Zapier, and previously led the team that developed the new Police.uk website.
Workplace of the Future
by Mark Phelps
In this talk Mark discusses how more collaborative and mobile working is changing the face of the physical workspace and the effect it is having on human interactions.
Mark Phelps is a seasoned Collaboration Specialist and Business Transformation professional with over 35 years' experience in the communications & cloud market. Starting his working life in the Royal Corps of Signals, he has enjoyed a varied and successful career as a Technical Innovator, Sales Specialist and Leader, and Consultant. Recently joining Node4 after 17 illustrious years at Cisco, he is proud to be leading the future direction of Node4's collaboration portfolio as Product Manager.
At work, Mark is a visionary strategist and has an avid passion for the use of technology to add tangible business value. He is also passionate about driving behavioural change and developing talent. At home, Mark is a keen snooker player and car enthusiast.
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