Let’s imagine the future together: information securely available from any device, without limits, and used by global communities to create connections at the speed of light.
Getting there will require faster, more resilient applications; repeatable and precise infrastructure; and empowered, highly creative, technical teams. This will, in turn, require businesses to operate even faster and more nimbly—all in an environment where security and compliance are more important than ever.
At Dash, we want to hear your stories of speed and scalability as you build the next generation of infrastructure, applications, and teams. We’ll bring together thousands of the world’s top developers, systems engineers, and business leaders to share how they accelerate and scale out their teams and systems, how they maintain visibility and focus, and how their work today aligns with their visions for the future.
If you have a success story or a cautionary tale of missteps and lessons learned, this is your opportunity to share it! The themes listed below are suggested topics, but they are only suggestions. Your stories are unique, and we’d love to hear them. The deadline for submissions is August 6th at 11:59 PM EDT. Do you have a Datadog implementation story or use use you’d like to share? The Dash 2021 Quick Bites CFP is also open.
Accepted speakers will receive a complimentary conference pass. Speakers will also receive help in preparing their sessions and the opportunity to share their experiences with the Datadog community.
In our pursuit to push our systems to do more, both applications and infrastructure are growing more complex. As this happens, we're running into a common problem: performance. Share what you're doing to build faster applications and systems that deliver better user experiences.
Dash is about scaling up and speeding up, but we can't do that with the tools and architectures of the past. We've moved from monoliths to microservices, and from servers to containers, but what's next? Share how you're architecting the applications and infrastructure of the future.
Brooks's Law tells us that we can't simply add more people to get more done. Scaling teams is a delicate balance of adding new members while managing work, mentoring teammates, building processes, and growing culture. Share how you're building your team and setting them up for success.
Transformations and Case Studies
Organizations and technical systems aren’t static. As we encounter new challenges, we have to adapt our approach and our technologies to solve them. Share your first hand experiences of technical and organizational evolutions so that others can follow your path to success (or avoid your mistakes).
Security and Compliance
Applications and infrastructure are growing more complex, and DevOps practices distribute data across services and teams. Building security in from day one is now a necessity. As teams become leaner, security becomes a guardrail system and an accelerator for the business. With more compliance requirements than ever it’s important to embrace observability and monitoring as a driver. It’s not enough to just observe though. The best strategies take automated actions on findings, leveraging technologies like RASP. Share how you're building security, automating your way to compliance, and embracing security automation as an accelerator.
Dash is focused on the future of technical applications and systems, and the teams that build and support them. The future is unknown, but will certainly bring surprises. If you have a talk that fits Dash’s theme, but may not fit into one of our tracks, we encourage you to submit it!
Tips for submitting
Sessions are 30 minutes in length. Plan 20-25 minutes for your talk and the rest for live Q&A.
Choose the most appropriate theme for your talk. This will ensure it is reviewed by the right people.
Keep the audience in mind. You’ll be presenting to professional developers, engineers, and technically-oriented business leaders.
Explain why your story matters and include details of what the audience will learn.