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Lyndon Hedderly

April 8, 2020

A version of this article appeared in Global Banking and Finance in March 2020

https://www.globalbankingandfinance.com/event-streamings-magic-powers-in-fs-regulatory-compliance/

By Lyndon Hedderly, Director Customer Solutions at Confluent.

Conjure up the frustra...

December 12, 2019

This article appeared in ITProPortal in Dec 2019 (has 390K active monthly users):  

https://www.itproportal.com/features/event-streaming-a-vehicle-for-it-modernisation/

Event-streaming platforms can act as a key accelerator of IT modernisation by accessing business...

November 6, 2019

In Nov 2019 I presented at a series of Confluent Streaming Events - Madrid, Amsterdam, London, Frankfurt, Zurich and Paris.  

Here's a summary of my talk. 

Hi, I’m Lyndon (from London) and I’ve been working at Confluent at a Customer Solutions Director for the past...

October 18, 2019

This article was published in ITProPortal in Oct 2019

What is event streaming and how can it be applied to all organisations?

Relational database management systems (RDBMSes) have dominated large-scale data processing applications since the late 1970’s. They now have a y...

May 8, 2019

Talk at Kafka Summit in London:  DRAFT NOTES 

Connecting Kafka to Cash (CKC):  May 13, 2019, 4:15 pm - 4:55 pm

https://kafka-summit.org/events/kafka-summit-london-2019/

https://kafka-summit.org/speakers/lyndon-hedderly-2/


Summary: 

Hello, my name is Lyndon Hedderly, I...

March 14, 2019

I talked at the CDO Exchange in London in March 2019. 

https://chiefdataofficerexchange.iqpc.co.uk/speakers

Overview of the talk. 

Abstract:

There is a significant shift underway in data infrastructure and application architecture –Event Streaming.  This talk will develop...

December 4, 2018

This is a rough transcript of the talk I gave at Kafka Summit in San Francisco Pier 27 in October 2018. 

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Intro blurb... Hello, I’m Lyndon Hedderly,  I’m a Director of Customer Solutions in Confluent.  

I’m going to talk about the VALUE of Kafka and...

August 2, 2018

As I prepare for a Kafka Summit talk in October 2018, I've started reading a few articles around extracting value from data.  

I recently come across these three McKinsey papers: 

1. McKinsey Five Fifty: The Data Disconnect

2. Achieving business impact with data

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August 2, 2018

Whilst the word “Datafication” is yet to enter a dictionary, I define it here as

"the transformation of events into data, or formats that can be stored digitally" 
 

In the past, data was typically manually entered, via a keyboard, into a computer system. Today, many ‘ev...

July 26, 2018

At Confluent, we’ve worked with a number organizations that have architected themselves around event-streaming platforms, to the extent the platform has become fundamental to how the business operates.  

These organizations range from digital natives to more traditional...

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