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From Startup to Corporate (The Kenya story…)
November 13, 2019 @ 17:30 - 19:00 SAST
I have had the good fortune of being able to develop an entirely new product, from scratch, within only one team. How did that good fortune work out, and which lessons did I take from it? – A slightly longer story.
Few of us will have the opportunity to be on a project to seed a start-up in an exotic foreign country; a project to create an innovative offer with a direct impact on open market customers… this is mostly a story about that exact scenario, and what happened to one software engineer, the lessons he learned about people, about teams and about a constantly shifting landscape.
What did it all mean in terms of team structures? Which are The Focal Points when focus is constantly morphing? These and many more questions will NOT be answered in this exciting, mesmerizing, stay-up-all-night and tell-all-your-friends triumph, story of loss and obsession, survival and self-invention, and the ruthless machinations of fate in this blockbuster-of-the-year rollercoaster ride.
Also, there may be complimentary snacks served.
About our speaker, Sasha Slankamenac:
The showcase is an effort by a veteran IT engineer, currently mentoring and programming at Synthesis Software Technologies.
He has helped architect and build systems for The Buzzword framework, running on Hyped Inc. technologies, also using HTML, CSS, JS, Mumbo, Jumbo, Yaddah, Yaddah2, Blah, Blah2, and many others; earning his first 10,000 hours of professional experience working with telecoms and financial services providers.
About our sponsor, DVT:
We have 500+ staff helping clients globally with their digital technology transformation. With offices in South Africa and the United Kingdom, we build long-term client partnerships.
We aim to be your favourite custom software solutions and services partner, helping you make a positive impact in your digital journey. We are ready to make a difference, leveraging over twenty years’ experience in financial services, insurance, healthcare, retail, telecoms and media. We specialise in Agile training, consulting, and coaching; assisting organisations with their transformation journey. Our clients reap the business benefits of an Agile approach to software development, remaining ahead of competitors.