The meatware, it stinks - DevOps, product thinking, and cloud native

Cape Town DevOps Meetup
Cape Town DevOps Meetup
Public group
Location image of event venue


• Agenda:
18:00 - 18:45: Arrive & mingle with people.
18:45 - 19:30: Main talk.
19:30 - 21:00: Continue chatting & networking.

• Speaker:
Michael Coté works at Pivotal on the advocate team. He’s been an industry analyst at RedMonk and 451 Research, worked in corporate strategy and M&A at Dell in software and cloud, and was a programmer for a decade before all that. He does several weekly (mostly) tech podcasts, writes a column on Agile & DevOps for The Register, blogs at, and is @cote in Twitter.

• Abstract:
The cliche we all recite that technology isn’t the problem, culture is. Put another way, if the hardware and software are fine and fresh, it must be the meatware that smells. Come hear several de-funking recipes from enterprises whose meat now smells proper.

• Venue
The new AWS building on the corner of Roeland and McKenzie (old Ferrarri building).

• Parking:
There is a parkade at Wembley square as well as street parking outside the building.

• Sponsors:
Jetbrains for giving away a full license to one of their products
OfferZen for the speaker gift, shirts and stickers

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