June 25, 2020
This article was published in Finextra - June 2020
Amidst the COVID-19 crisis, my nine-year-old daughter’s adoption of digital technology accelerated overnight. She sudde...
June 10, 2020
This article appeared in Financial IT in June 2020
An interview with Lyndon Hedderly, Director Customer Solutions at Confluent.
Can you please tell us more about Confluent and your b...
April 8, 2020
A version of this article appeared in Global Banking and Finance in March 2020
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):
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
Hello, my name is Lyndon Hedderly, I...
March 14, 2019
I talked at the CDO Exchange in London in March 2019.
Overview of the talk.
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.
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
Interested in Digital Strategy and all things Business Tech.
What COVID-19 has taught banks about moving to the Cloud
Delivering New, Real-time Customer Experiences
Event streaming: The magic wand for data analytics
Event streaming - a vehicle for IT modernisation
- from Projects to Platform
- from Platform to Productivity
Event streaming: The technology you use every day, but may have never heard of
Kafka Summit London
Chief Data Officer Exchange
Kafka Summit Talk San Francisco
Extracting Value from Data
Five stages of event-streaming platform adoption
(recommendations for business executives)
July 26, 2018
Big Data Analytics London - June Talk
June 19, 2018
CDO Exchange discussion
March 22, 2018
Fast Data vs. Big Data
March 2, 2018
Why I've joined Confluent
February 21, 2018
Data is the fuel of everything Digital
December 15, 2017
October 19, 2017
Making a Case for Digital Transformation - Automotive
August 1, 2017
Making a Case for Digital Transformation - Media & Entertainment
June 1, 2017
Evaluating Digital Investments: Top-line or Bottom-line ROI
December 2, 2016
Reimagining the Business Case for Digital Initiatives
September 1, 2016
Digital - an Introduction
July 4, 2016
When is it OK to cultivate personal relationships for monetary gain?
May 2, 2016
What I'm reading / watching