Michiel Rook

Michiel Rook

Michiel Rook is an experienced, passionate & pragmatic freelance coach, developer & speaker from the Netherlands. He loves helping teams and companies to develop better software and significantly improve their delivery process. When he’s not thinking about continuous deployment, devops or event sourcing he enjoys music, cars, sports and movies.

Montreal 2019 sessions

Effective leadership in Agile/DevOps environments

English session - Beginner

Agile/DevOps emphasize the autonomy, responsibility and self-organization of teams. Effective leaders create environments that allow such teams to thrive.

But what makes a leader an effective leader? Attend this talk to learn more about various leadership theories, how they can be applied in practice, and my thoughts on leadership based on experience as a tech lead and scrum master and from military service.

I deploy on Fridays (and maybe you should too)

English session - Beginner

Have you ever someone say “Don’t deploy on Friday”? I used to say that too!

Join me as I tell you about my experience. Using examples from my work on multiple real world projects, I’ll discuss resilience and operability, deployment strategies, pipelines and continuous testing. Discover the details of trunk based development, feature toggles, pair programming and other best practices, and gain the confidence to deploy any day of the week!

Montreal 2018 sessions