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    Join BJSS Platform Engineers as we take on the AWS Sustainability GameDay!

    Hosted by AWS, we'll be having some fun taking part in a Sustainability GameDay. An AWS GameDay is a collaborative learning exercise that tests skills in implementing AWS solutions to solve real-world problems in a gamified, risk-free environment. This is a completely hands-on opportunity for technical professionals to explore AWS services, architecture patterns, best practices, group cooperation and enables AWS users to understand how to be mindful of energy efficiency on the AWS infrastructure. 

    Players will compete in teams which consist of 3 players. Teams will be battling it out to win an Apple watch which will be awarded to each member of the winning team at the end of the game. Attendance is remote and requires AWS experience - all you need is access to a computer!

    The GameDay will be followed by an optional social session.

     

    Gameday Scenario

    Our fictional business Unicorn.Rentals has been under pressure after being exposed of unethical and unsustainable practices the past year. Whilst on her Spirit Animal Safari Yoga Leadership Retreat, the CEO was inspired to post a promise to reduce carbon emissions on social media. Our customers and shareholders are holding us to this promise and now HQ is scrambling to find ways to reduce our impact over the overnight viral post. We need your help to reduce our IT footprint through implementing sustainable best practices in our AWS infrastructure!

    Hosts

    Michael Fordham

    Michael is a Cloud Consultant & Cloud Group Capability Lead at BJSS. He has 20 years in the industry, and 5 years in his current role. He has have worked across Healthcare, Government, Retail Banking and Defence.  Michael has worked with AWS since 2015 and in award winning cloud projects for BJSS since 2017.

    David Medley

    Dave Medley is an AWS Partner Solution Architect, aligned to BJSS. He has nearly 16 years experience, most of which in Public Sector. He provides technical assistance and guidance on cloud strategy. He’s a keen sustainability advocate, ask him anything about EVs.

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