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Unleashing the Power of In-Person Events - A Recap of the SKILup Festival Singapore


Unleashing the Power of In-Person Events: A Recap of the SKILup Festival Singapore


As businesses and industries continue to adapt to the rapidly changing digital landscape, events such as the SKILup Festival provide a valuable opportunity to learn, network and stay ahead of the curve. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at the upcoming SKILup Festival in Singapore, and why attending in-person events like this can be so beneficial for professionals in the technology industry.

About SKILup Festival: In-person events create powerful outcomes

At physical events, you're surrounded by the best in the industry, you discover peers who are facing the same challenges you are facing, you learn first-hand from incredible sessions. The SKILup Festival in Singapore, which will take place on November 15, 2022, promises to be a valuable experience for technology professionals looking to stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and developments.

The festival, which is organized by the DevOps Institute, is designed to bring together leading industry experts, practitioners, and thought leaders for one day of informative sessions, workshops, and networking opportunities. With a focus on topics such as DevOps, Agile, cloud computing, cybersecurity, and more, the SKILup Festival promises to provide attendees with a wealth of knowledge and insights that they can use to enhance their own skills and advance their careers.

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What to look forward to:

One of the highlights of the SKILup Festival is the lineup of speakers who will be sharing their insights and expertise on various topics related to DevOps, Agile, and Digital Transformation. Here are some of the sessions you can look forward to:

  • Mirco Hering, Managing Director at Accenture, will deliver the keynote session on DevOps Heresy – "What I Have Learned From Working In Large Enterprises". Mirco has been working for over a dozen years on accelerating software delivery through innovative approaches like Agile and DevOps, and his session will provide insights into his experiences.

  • Jayne Groll, co-founder, and CEO of DevOps Institute, will deliver an opening keynote and fireside chat and will also be part of a panel discussion on upskilling trends in the ‘New Normal.’ She is an IT thought leader and influencer who has over 25 years of experience in IT management across various industries.

  • Richard Hall, Global Head of Technology, Resiliency, Cyber, and SRE – Functions Technology at Standard Chartered Bank, will also be part of the panel discussion on upskilling trends in the ‘New Normal.’ He is responsible for transforming the Technology Support function of Group Functions into a modern support organization.

  • Suresh GP, Founder and Managing Director of TaUB Solutions, will conduct a live workshop on Driving Business Value with DevSecOps. Suresh has more than 20 years of IT experience and specializes in IT service management, IT governance, Agile, DevOps, and business relationship management. He has been recognized as a top 25 thought leader in service management for 2020 and 2021 by HDI.

  • Helen Beal, Chief Ambassador at DevOps Institute and an ambassador for the Continuous Delivery Foundation, will be part of a panel discussion on What’s Hot in DevOps? and will also deliver a session on Value Stream Practices for Flow and Realization. Helen is an award-winning DevOps speaker, writer, and strategic advisor who helps organizations find ways of working that bring joy to their individuals and teams.

These are just a few examples of the many great sessions that will be taking place at the SKILup Festival in Singapore. With such a diverse range of topics and speakers, there is something for everyone at this event.

In addition, the festival will feature a range of vendors and exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services in the technology space. This is a great opportunity for attendees to discover new tools and technologies that can help them streamline their work, boost productivity and drive innovation.


If you're looking to stay ahead of the curve in the fast-paced world of technology, attending in-person events like the SKILup Festival can be a powerful tool for professional development. With its focus on cutting-edge topics and its impressive lineup of speakers and presenters, the SKILup Festival in Singapore promises to be a valuable experience for anyone looking to enhance their skills and knowledge.

About the author and Cloud Tech:

This blog post was written by Adit Modi, DevOps Institute Ambassador and Co-Founder of Cloud Tech. Cloud Tech is a leading platform for technology professionals, offering a range of resources, tools and training opportunities to help individuals and organizations stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and developments.