WOPR is travelling overseas again, this time to visit our old friend Richard Leeke in Wellington, New Zealand. The theme for WOPR25 is Performance Tools for 2017 (and beyond), and it will be held on February 15-17 in Wellington, hosted by Wild Strait. We’re very excited to have a tools WOPR for the first time in […]
We polled the attendees of WOPR23 to ask them about which tools they used in the last year for load generation, analysis, and as supporting utilities. Here are the results: The attendees at WOPR23 were Kelly Adams, Emily Apsey, Piers Chamberlain, Dan Downing, Andreas Grabner, Paula Henderson, David Holt, Pam Holt, Priya Komanduri, Eric Proegler, Raymond Rivest, Scott H. Snyder, Neil Taitt, Mais Tawfik Ashkar, and Mark Tomlinson.
This guest post is from Piers Chamberlain. Wherever we work as performance professionals, there is always a temptation to fall for the most primitive tribal model of “Us vs Them”. In my current position the “Us” is my immediate team of about 10 people, where levels of trust are high. The “Them” is any development […]
This guest post is from Neil Taitt. Coming into WOPR23, I had a very narrow perspective on the theme of performance escalation. I held the view of escalations having only an upward trajectory in the reporting and power hierarchy of stakeholders. After listening to wide range of experience reports presented, I leave with a wider […]
This guest post is from Andreas Grabner. The unique format of this conference is what made it so special to me. Hearing about real life scenarios and also getting feedback on my real life experience report was more valuable than a lot of other conferences where you typically rush into sessions where only a small […]