Hear how NZ businesses are reducing integration costs, leveraging serverless and modernising applications to meet 2021 head-on.
Watch our TechWeek2020 panel below and hear how NZ businesses are reducing integration costs, leveraging serverless and modernising applications to meet 2021 head-on.
Experts from AWS, Fronde, XERO and Mercury discussed how organisations can scale up their cloud integration capabilities, move from legacy middleware models and leverage Serverless to reduce costs, enhance performance and streamline operations.
We also covered ideas and insights around balancing cost-reduction efforts with optimising business performance.
Watch the panel below
Christian Wood - PLATFORM LEAD FOR ENTERPRISE, MERCURY
Christian is responsible for project delivery and operational stability of the Enterprise applications within Mercury – this includes the GLOBUG platform as well as Automation, Enterprise Communications and Health & Safety. He has been with Mercury 6 years and been involved as tech lead and platform owner of GLOBUG during this time. "I take great pride in my work with the GLOBUG as it services some of Mercury’s most vulnerable customers and gives them access to electricity in a way that is manageable and works for them".
Myles Henaghan - GENERAL MANAGER OF ENGINEERING AT XERO
Prior to Xero, Myles was the CTO at Accordo Group where he led the development of a serverless-based SaaS platform. Myles is also a co-organizer of Auckland’s /serverless/NIGHTS - a local community of 1,600 engineers and architects advancing the use of serverless technology and thinking. His motto: Write less code to get more done.
Neil Webster - HEAD OF SAAS BUSINESS NZ AT AMAZON WEB SERVICES (AWS)
Neil established and runs the SaaS team at AWS in New Zealand, his mission is to help Kiwi tech business to build local and sell global. He focuses on helping his customers run lean, build exciting new products and partner with AWS globally to take those products to market. Neil joined AWS in 2016 to run the NZ Mid-Market business working with mid-sized enterprises and high growth start-ups.
John-Daniel Trask - CO-FOUNDER / CEO - RAYGUN
John-Daniel is a high-growth CEO, entrepreneur and technology leader. As the CEO and co-founder of Raygun.com, a company specializing in application performance monitoring, JD has unique insights into scaling software businesses, software team leadership, and building healthy, scalable software that gives great customer experiences.
Bret Duffield - HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT AND INTEGRATION, FRONDE
Bret is a delivery leader with a track record implementing many complex integration based projects in NZ, the UK and Australia. From his time in both public and private sector, Bret has experience in witnessing how integration has evolved over time and he is particularly passionate about the rapid, cost-effective technologies available today that are making the increasing demands for integration easier for businesses.
Owen Fowke - AWS PRACTICE LEAD - FRONDE
As Practice Lead, Owen works with customers to create solutions and successfully deliver services using AWS platforms and tools. He ensures that AWS services provide measurable outcomes to customers.