Adam Zolyak's Speaking Experience
Adam Zolyak is passionate about enabling better ways of working that provide more valuable outcomes and more sustainability for the people doing the work. Adam pursues this passion through speaking, writing, workshops, and hackathons. Adam is currently a Developer Advocate for Waffle.io which helps developers to have more time and focus for meaningful work. Adam is also extra excited about ChatOps, ChatBots, and combining software + hardware.
Selected Speaking History
"Finding More Time for Focus and Meaningful Work with Waffle.io" - Presented @ GitHub Universe 2018. Video
"The Maker's Guide to Focusing and Getting Shit Done!" - Prestented @ Denver Startup Week 2018. Slides.
"What Would a Kanban Board Look Like Reimaged for Developers?" - 5 Minute Ignite presented @ Agile 2018. Slides
“Dear Product Manager, Continuous Delivery Will Make or Break Your Product” - Presented @ Denver Startup Week 2017. Slides.
“Can Haz More Splunk Foo Workshop - Answering Questions with Splunk” - Workshop @ Agile Central Developers Conference 2017
“Meet Your New Team Member! Your Chatbot!” - 5 Minute Ignite presented @ Agile 2017. Slides
“Playing Games at Work to Decide What to Do Next” - 5 Minute Ignite presented @ DevOpsDays Rockies 2017.
“Chatbot Workshop - How to Get Started With Jarvis (Our Chatbot)” - Workship @ Agile Central Developers Conference 2016. Rated 4.3 out of 5 by attendees.
“Value Stream Mapping Workshop - How to Fix Your Broken Process” - Workshop @ Agile Central Developers Conference 2016. Slides. Rated 4 out of 5 by attendees.
"Dont' Do Agile, Be Agile" - Presented @ Possible Mobile 2015. Slides
Selected Writing History
Continuous Delivery Blog Series
- "Continuous Delivery Will Make or Break Your Product"
- "A Fantastic Voyage Along The Continuous Delivery Pipeline"
- "5 Principles to Supercharge Continuous Delivery"
- "Keeping The Continuous in Continuous Delivery"
Selected Hackathons and Coding Projects
Every Idea Needs A... ? - Hackathon to create an interactive LED display that allows people to add and remove words to a public wall art installation.
Chatbot Pull Request Bumper - Hackathon to create a Pull Request bumper for Hubot that shows open GitHub Pull Requests that were mentioned in a team’s chat flow.
Chatbot Out of Office - Hackathon to create an Out of Office for Hubot that lets people know when you’re out of the office or busy.
Personal Projects - http://www.tinkurlab.com/ (hacking, software + hardware, 3D printiner, Arduino)
Additional Writing and Blog Posts - https://www.linkedin.com/in/azolyak/ - see publications and writing