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A Recap of Gartner Security and Risk Summit: GenAI, Augmented Cybersecurity, Burnout

Last week, on June 3 -5, I attended the Gartner Security and Risk Summit in National Harbor, MD to learn about the latest trends and happenings in security. One thing was clear, artifical intelligence (AI) is the hot topic along with the growing cybersecurity staff shortage due to burnout and lack of talent.

INTEGRATE 2024 Day 2 Highlights

Dan Toomey, Senior Integration Architect at Deloitte Australia, kicked off the session by highlighting the essential role of business rules in software development. He emphasized the significance of managing evolving and complex business rules, advocating for the use of effective tools like Business Rules Management Systems (BRMS) to safeguard code and services.

INTEGRATE 2024 Day 1 Highlights

Slovo Koltovich, Principal GPM at Microsoft, delivered the keynote at Integrate 2024. He began by discussing Azure Integration Services (AIS), a comprehensive platform enabling the creation of tailored solutions to meet unique requirements. The primary advantage of AIS lies in its focus on security and compliance. With nearly 800 connectors, AIS facilitates connections to numerous data sources. Microsoft invests billions annually in security, with thousands of personnel dedicated to it.

A product engineer's highlights from DrupalCon Portland 2024

It was great to be back at DrupalCon Portland 2024, drawing together a diverse mix of Drupal enthusiasts, developers, and industry leaders under one roof. The buzz of new conversations and reuniting friends in the convention halls excites me every year. I returned to Portland for the third year and immediately reminisced on the conference that started it all, DrupalCon Portland 2022. I was back in the place that started my love for the Drupal community!

Highlights from Google Cloud Next 2024

Over 30,000 people flocked to Las Vegas to see the latest and greatest from Google Cloud and its partners at Google Cloud Next 2024. As a long-time Google Cloud partner and recipient of two Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year awards this year, we were there in full force to showcase our unified observability and security solutions and engage with the Google Cloud community.

Embedded Open Source Summit 2024 Recap

April marked the return of the Embedded Open-Source Summit, this year in Seattle. I was lucky enough to be able to attend and split my time between the Memfault booth in the exposition hall and many of the captivating presentations. Since the videos have just been published on the the Linux Foundation’s YouTube account, we thought it would be a good time to highlight some of the talks and give you a quick summary which will, hopefully, inspire you to go watch them!

A Product Manager's Insights from KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2024

I recently had the privilege of attending KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2024 in Paris. The conference, hosted by the Linux Foundation, marked the 10th anniversary of Kubernetes. Here are the key takeaways and highlights from the conference.

Standout Exhibits at Embedded World 2024

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of traveling to Nuremberg, Germany to attend Embedded World. If you have not heard about it before, Embedded World1 is the largest trade show in the embedded systems industry. This year, over 35,000 people attended and 1,100 businesses exhibited at the Nuremberg Messe.

KubeCon Europe 2024: Highlights from Paris

KubeCon Europe 2024 in Paris was the biggest event of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) to date. With over 12,000 participants, it was a monumental event, setting the stage for the latest trends and developments in cloud-native computing. As your loyal CNCF Ambassador, I’m here to share some of the important updates you don’t want to miss. I also invited fellow CNCF Ambassador Thomas Schuetz to join me with his own insights.