Matillion Presents...Dr. Venkat Subramaniam

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24 July 2019 18:45 - 22:00

Don’t walk away from complexity, run. Matillion presents award winning author Dr. Venkat Subramaniam.

In this keynote, Dr. Venkat will share experiences and observations from working on multiple software projects, about what leads to complexities, the traps developers and organizations fall into, and what we can do to effectively deal with these common, recurring issues we see across domains and products.

We constantly hear that change should be affordable and cost effective. True, but, in reality, that is easier said than done. Complexity makes change hard. We can't shy away from the hard problems posed by domains and business needs. So, how can we solve complicated problems without getting dragged into the quagmire of what appears to be an inevitable complexity?

Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston. He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.


6:45pm - Arrival & refreshments

7:15pm - Baby demo

7:40pm - Dr. Venkat Subramaniam

9pm - Networking

10pm - Close

About Baby

The Manchester Small-Scale Experimental Machine, nicknamed ‘Baby’, was the first computer to store and run a program. Watch volunteers run our replica Baby and see how far computing has come since 1948.

The original Baby computer was built at the University of Manchester using technology developed for Second World War radar and communications equipment.

Baby was just a prototype, but it led to the development of the Ferranti Mark 1, the world’s first commercially available computer.

Our replica was built in 1998 from original parts to mark the 50th anniversary of the world’s first stored-program computer. The original no longer exists, so this is the closest you’ll get to an important piece of computing history, which took place right here in Manchester.

About Matillion

Matillion is data transformation for cloud data warehouses. Only Matillion is purpose-built for Amazon Redshift, Snowflake, and Google BigQuery enabling businesses to achieve new levels of simplicity, speed, scale, and savings. Trusted by companies of all sizes to meet their data integration and transformation needs, Matillion products are highly rated across the AWS, GCP and Azure Marketplaces. Dual-headquartered in Manchester, UK and Denver, Colorado, Matillion also has offices in New York City and Seattle.

24 July 2019 18:45 - 22:00

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