DevOps Trends

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DevOps Trends

Ten years and more passed since Patrick Debois coined the term DevOps, in 2009. In the IT world, nothing is definitive. All the technologies and techniques continue to evolve following an innovation trend that we cannot stop. We cannot merely say: ‘I’m tired of changing; please give me a …

People Process Technology Testing Shift Left DevOps

Chris Reddington Daniele Fontani Published on Fri, Sep 24, 2021

Why closed captions in your public speaking may make a difference

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Why closed captions in your public speaking may make a difference

People with hearing impairments are often overlooked, yet they are actually in greater numbers most people believe. In this talk, I’ll give insight to those people. I know this of my own experience since I am deaf user with Cochlear Implants which gives me a hearing back, but it is not a full …

Diversity & Inclusion Accessibility Diversity People

Chris Reddington Kay Sauter Published on Wed, Aug 25, 2021

Why you should get involved in the Tech Community

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Why you should get involved in the Tech Community

I recently gave a talk on my journey into the Azure Technical Community. While my day job is working for Microsoft, I get a lot of energy through blogging, podcasting and vlogging - ultimately, helping others grow, inspiring and encouraging them along their own technical journey. In this blog, I …

Community People Technical Community Developer Engagement DevRel

Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Aug 11, 2021

Tales from the Real World – Helping veterans transition into IT and Learn Azure

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Tales from the Real World – Helping veterans transition into IT and Learn Azure

In this session, Chris is joined by Dr. Keith McNally. Dr. Keith teaches Azure Cloud to help transitioning military members gain employment in the IT industry. By using a project-based learning structure, he helps adult learners the features and functionality of Microsoft Azure. In this session, …

Learning IoT Azure Continuous Development People

Tales from the real world

Chris Reddington Dr. Keith McNally Published on Fri, Jul 30, 2021

Lessons Learned from Cultivating Open Source Projects and Communities

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Lessons Learned from Cultivating Open Source Projects and Communities

In this episode, Chris is joined by JJ Asghar as they talk through lessons learned from cultivating open source projects and communities. Over the last decade, JJ has had the privilege professionally of building and cultivating some Open Source projects and communities.This isn’t a tools talk. This …

Community Open Source Leadership People OSS

Tales from the real world

Chris Reddington JJ Asghar Published on Fri, Jul 23, 2021

Why a Diverse Team is Crucial to Startup Success

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Why a Diverse Team is Crucial to Startup Success

Team diversity refers to differences between members of startup team. Those differences can include demographic differences (like age, race, sex, ethnicity), personality (extrovert, introvert, and differing Myers-Briggs types) and functional (as in skill sets, like engineering, design, copywriting, …

Diversity Inclusion Startup People

Tales from the real world

Chris Reddington Melissa Jurkoic Published on Tue, Jul 6, 2021

39 - A discussion with John Lunn

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39 - A discussion with John Lunn

In this episode, Chris is joined by John Lunn, aka jonnychipz! An organizer of the Welsh Azure User Group, Blogger and Vlogger, Chris and John talk around 100 days of Cloud, Learning Cloud and Exam Certifications, Cloud Adoption and getting involved in the community. Wanted to start learning cloud, …

Cloud Azure Learn Community People

Chris Reddington John Lunn Published on Fri, Jun 18, 2021

37 - Your Career and Your Mental Health

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37 - Your Career and Your Mental Health

People often talk about work life balance, how its not working for them, and how they feel pushed over the limit. Lets dig into it a little, look at how it can be managed, and address some difficult truths as well.

Mental Health Health Wellbeing Career People

Chris Reddington Glen Small Published on Fri, Jun 4, 2021

A livestream on Mental Health - Mental Health Awareness Week

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A livestream on Mental Health - Mental Health Awareness Week

MentalHealth​ - A concept that often has stigma surrounding it, or a concept that is misunderstood. In this livestream, Chris will be joined by several friends and colleagues as they talk through their own mental health stories.

Mental Health Health People Wellbeing

Chris Reddington Andrew Nathan Published on Thu, May 13, 2021

25 - A conversation on Mental Health

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25 - A conversation on Mental Health

Mental Health - A concept that often has stigma surrounding it, or a concept that is misunderstood. In this episode, Chris Reddington is joined by Andrew Nathan as they both talk through their own experiences of Mental Health, the importance of looking after your mental health, and being okay with …

Mental Health Health People Wellbeing

Chris Reddington Andrew Nathan Published on Tue, Feb 9, 2021