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drpdigital Hosts Most Successful Monthly Wooweb on Devops

drp hosted this month’s WooWeb “Building for DevOps Success”, the monthly Worcestershire-based meetup for the digital industry, at our head offices in Hartlebury on Wednesday 26th July. James Smith, co-founder of DevOpsGuys, was the speaker for the event. The WooWeb meetup talk discussed how to build DevOps successfully with advantageous tips and techniques.

James Smith is a well-respected industry leader and has been building web-scale systems for over 20 years. He’s designed, built and deployed eCommerce systems for Dell, Pizza Hut, KFC and many more, which transact millions of orders and millions in revenue every year. Based in Cardiff, James offers training sessions to various companies, promoting agile development practises and team collaboration.

Adam Cox, Senior Developer at drpdigital commented, “It was fantastic to host the DevOps talk and it provided a valuable insight into the world of DevOps.  James used examples to demonstrate the challenges we face every day and they really resonated with me. It was fascinating to hear about the various techniques and methodologies we can use to overcome them.  We are looking at our own systems and processes at drpdigital in a new way, which will help us become even more effective in the future.”



The level of engagement that the local development community gets from drp helps the local dev community bond and collectively get smarter.

We hosted the event at the head office in Kidderminster with a cinema style presentation room, pizza, and drinks. There has been 32 WooWeb meetups in Worcestershire with various digital-related topics and last night’s event was the most successful to date with 29 digital professionals attending the evening.

Ed Spencer, founder of WooWeb commented, “July's WooWeb was our most successful yet, it was our biggest ever turn out with plenty of new faces. drp were fantastic hosts, we were all made to feel welcome and those that hadn't been to drp before were impressed by the outstanding facilities. The level of engagement that the local development community gets from drp helps the local dev community bond and collectively get smarter.”

To find out more about WooWeb go to: http://www.meetup.com/wooweb/