QED 2024
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Sam Newman


Sam Newman is a technologist focusing on the areas of cloud, microservices, and continuous delivery—three topics which seem to overlap frequently. He provides consulting, training, and advisory services to startups and large multinational enterprises alike, drawing on his more than 20 years in IT as a developer, sysadmin, and architect. Sam is the author of the best-selling Building Microservices and Monolith to Microservices, both from O’Reilly, and is also an experienced conference speaker.

All sessions by
Sam Newman

Keynote talk: Is Fun Fundamental?

Many of us see work as the thing we do to allow us to do other things. Work is, by definition, where we work. But does that mean work can’t be fun?...

Panel discussion: Mindset of a modern software developer

What does it take to continuously adapt, innovate and deliver, all while living in the age of groundbreaking change? Opening up a conversation about challenges and opportunities sounds like a good start!...