David is a technical leader who enjoys writing and speaking about the leading edge of technology. Starting as a Software Engineer in leading telecom companies (including Three, Nokia and Ericsson), David moved to Liberty Mutual in 2007 and continued to drive technology change and cloud adoption. As a Technical Fellow at Bazaarvoice, he continues to empower and enable peers on Serverless First, Well-Architected, Engineering Excellence all to enable digital, AI, improved time to value and high-performing teams.
His new book, The Value Flywheel Effect - Power the Future and Accelerate Your Organization to the Modern Cloud (https://itrevolution.com/the-value-flywheel-effect/ ) will be published by IT Revolution in the fall of 2022. He is based in Belfast, writes on The Serverless Edge (http://theserverlessedge.com), is a member of the Wardley Mapping community and is likely to fire out opinions on Twitter at @davidand393 and @david-anderson-belfast on LinkedIn.
Serverless computing is more than just "someone else's server.” Correctly applied, it can speed up your time to market and reduce costs - but it requires a new way of thinking about software.
In this talk, David will share key learnings from his upcoming book, The Value Flywheel Effect with IT Revolution. During his tenure with Liberty Mutual, a Fortune 100 company, they shifted their mindset to stop building commodity products and learn to leverage the true potential of serverless.
1. How to identify what are good candidates for serverless
2. How to Wardley Map the future candidates
3. Identify the inertia stopping migration and how to deal with it
4. Tackling the skills and mindset gap
5. The wins
How to get the maximum value from your cloud migration
Most companies just migrate their servers to the cloud and then wonder why output hasn’t increased. Having a clear technology strategy enables teams to adopt higher-level services and unlock the real value of cloud-native modernization.