What does Cloud Native really mean? What are the benefits? What are some of the patterns?

    Watch below, to view an exciting hybrid event held at our BJSS Office in Leeds and online.

    At Yorkshire FullStack for this special Leeds Digital Event, Chris Wood from Amazon Web Services (AWS) explained how to best architect cloud-native applications and what the common pitfalls are. Chris is an expert on cloud technologies and currently specialises in helping AWS customers innovate with machine learning and IoT. We also heard some insightful and experienced opinions from Tim Antrobus, Michael Winter and Ryan Little in our panel discussion.

    AS Part of:





    Chris Wood, Senior Partner Solutions Architect at AWS

    A Highly motivated senior technology leader with well rounded technical and management skills. Extensive experience and achievements architecting and managing multiple complex software projects and programmes in the media industry.

    Recognised as an effective communicator able to operate with both technical and business audiences which includes a solid track record of building high performing teams.

    Specialties: ML engineering, IoT, Data Lake/analytics, heterogeneous database, cloud architecture, Semantic Web, SOA/microservices, BPMS in a media enterprise, project portfolio management/technology roadmap, building effective teams, PRINCE2 Practitioner, requirements engineering, enterprise integration (esp. media and broadcast), OO design & development, user-centred design, audience research, MBCS.

    Tim Antrobus, GCP Cloud Architect at BJSS

    A versatile and seasoned engineer with a strong client focus built on 25+ years commercial project experience building products as well as shaping the teams and the culture that deliver them across a range of global investment banking, software consultancy and media businesses.

    A rigorous technologist able to employ strong problem solving skills based on a solid software engineering foundation including OO design/development, design patterns, data structures and algorithm complexity analysis.

    An adept communicator with a proven ability to bridge the client and technology domains and a keen understanding of the skills needed to work successfully in geographically distributed / remote project teams.

    A life-long learner and self-starter with an aptitude and appetite for quickly acquiring new technology skills and business knowledge.

    Michael Winter, Technical Architect at BJSS

    Throughout my career I’ve always prided myself on the quality of the work that I’ve produced and I approach everything that I do as an opportunity to learn. I believe that everything can be refined in an effort to achieve a perfect balance between quality, delivery and cost. I constantly push myself to deliver higher quality in and outside of the workplace.

    I am a driven and self motivated individual who can work well either on my own or as a member of a team. I have always had a genuine passion for development and I am always looking to learn new things and expand my existing skill set.

    Ryan Little, Senior Cloud Consultant at BJSS

    An AWS-certified Cloud Consultant, bringing over 20 years of consulting, program management, and delivery experience throughout the United States, Asia, and EMEA with a rich background across multiple sectors including: Commercial and Public Sector. Areas of interest include: Cloud Transformation, Machine Learning, and AR/VR.




    Please complete this short form and we’ll email you a link to access your content. By submitting this form you confirm that you have read the BJSS Privacy Notice.