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    Pete Cohen - Agile and Emerging Technologies - Things ain't what they used to be

    Pete Cohen
    Pete Cohen
    Principal Consultant
    DiUS Computing
    schedule 1 year ago
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    45 Mins
    Case Study
    Intermediate

    ‘Industrial Revolution 4.0’ and ‘exponential change’ are two concepts that are creating a lot of buzz lately, and for good reason. Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and Internet of Things are being adopted at a staggering pace. Platforms companies such AWS have lowered the barrier to entry, and are enthusiastically supporting organisations to experiment and propel forwards into a new way of doing business.

    At DiUS we are fortunate to have a front row seat as this wave of change arrives. With our in-house specialists in areas such as AI and IoT, we have formed broad cross functional teams - including engineers, experience designers and agile delivery leads - to help our customers solve their business problems using emerging technologies.

    Through this talk I will provide insights based on case studies of DiUS's recent project experiences. We'll contrast the dynamics with the digital software world that many of us are accustomed to working within, and highlight the constraints introduced by factors such as hardware manufacturing, acquiring training sets for machine learning, and navigating the complex systemic challenges associated with entering immature markets. Finally, we will discuss what we as a community need consider as to how we apply the agile practices and mindset in this new context going forward.

1. Who are you?

Hi! I'm Pete!

  • Principal Consultant at DiUS, helping our clients and teams achieve outcomes through agile delivery. 
  • Started out as a musician and I still moonlight as double bass player in my band Sodastream.