Jenkins World 2017 is right around the corner. The conference will be held in San Francisco Aug. 28-31 and will be the biggest event of the year for Jenkins users, with approximately 2,000 people expected to be in attendance! You will not want to miss out on this event, full of learning and networking opportunities.
Need some help convincing your manager why you should attend? No problem—we have laid out all the reasons why attending would be beneficial to you and your company. Once you have convinced your manager to attend, don’t forget to register today! (As a media sponsor for Jenkins World, we are providing a special offer for our readers. Register with this promotional code and get 20 percent off your registration: JWDEVOPSCUST.
Jenkins World will be offering more than 60 educational sessions given by real Jenkins experts—a chance to learn from the most experienced users. Did we mention that you can also receive a free Jenkins exam with the purchase of a full conference registration? Imagine the benefits for both your résumé and team.
At the conference, you’ll be able to take advantage of great training sessions to better enhance your Jenkins capabilities. The training sessions include Jenkins Certification Training, Introduction to Jenkins, DevOps Leader Certification Training and DevOps Test Engineering Certification Training. We recommend highlighting to your manager what sessions you will want to attend in advance. Check out the full agenda here.
Jenkins World is offering keynotes from many industry leaders. Be sure to emphasize to your manager the importance of hearing from the very best in the Jenkins community, live on stage and in the breakout sessions. From Jenkins founder Kohsuke Kawaguchi to CloudBees CEO Sacha Labourey and featured speaker Jez Humble, your manager will greatly appreciate the knowledge you bring back to the office from listening to such experienced industry experts.
The Jenkins World conference will provide numerous networking opportunities. Learn what similar problems and challenges other organizations are facing in the industry. Make it known to your manager that you will be exposed to people like you, with like business needs and challenges, that you will be able to connect with.
When convincing your manager to let you attend, it is first important to make them aware of the potential ROI of this opportunity. Detail exactly your expenses including airfare, hotels and meals. This will better help your manager understand the exact cost to send you to Jenkins World. Make sure you also present how this knowledge will help push you and your team forward, ultimately propelling your entire organization forward. The ROI will be evident – make that clear! (And the ROI just got better, because DevOps.com readers can use this discount code and get 20 percent off: JWDEVOPSCUST.)
We hope this provides enough information to help you convince your manager to let you attend! We have also created an email template to use when sending all this over to your manager for review. Once you have successfully convinced your boss, go register!