This was my first visit to the city of Country Music and honky-tonks. It was fun listening to the live music everywhere, trying (and buying) boots, visiting the Country Music Hall of Fame, although we didn’t really have much time for leisure.
The Identity Live event itself was really good and very well attended. The engagement of our Customers and Partners was great and we’ve had a myriad of discussions, feedbacks and questions about our products, our roadmap and our progress on our move to the Cloud.
This was my first participation to the events in this region (somehow I managed to convince my family to move our vacation earlier so I could attend), and it was great meeting in person with many customers and prospects I’ve interacted with over the phone, as well as meeting the ForgeRock colleagues I hadn’t seen for a while. As usual, the conversations around our products and the customers solutions were very rich and open, and I came back with great inputs and confirmations for our roadmaps.
You can find my photos of the events in the following Flickr albums:
On March 2nd, ForgeRock will be hosting an UnSummit, a free and open to all event, in Bristol. In an “unconference” format, join us in the ForgeRock’s Bristol offices at Queen’s Square, for a day of discussions, presentations with users, deployers and developers of the ForgeRock Identity Platform.
Top 5 reasons why you (or your team) should join us?
It’s a day for techie’s and nothing like a regular conference
If you’re interested in identity or working on an identity project – it’s a must!
There will be 30+ sessions to choose from during the day
It’s a great opportunity to visit Bristol – one of Britain’s leading “Smart Cities”
Last Sunday, ForgeRock team participated in the Ekiden, a marathon organized in Grenoble, in favor of various charities, including the “Papillons de Charcot” (literally Charcot’s butterflies, to help people with Charcot’s disease).
The race is a marathon, but run as a relay of 6 persons respectively running 5km, 10km, 5km, 10km, 5km and 7.195km).
The ForgeRock team did great and finished in 3 h 28 min and 6 secs. Congrats to the team and we’re looking forward to next year edition, see if we can register 2 teams.
I’m back after a late summer break spent across France.
Now it’s back to business full speed, to finish and deliver new major releases of our products by the end of the year.
I will also be traveling and attending a few events. The closer will be “Les Assises de la Sécurité” in Monaco, at the end of the month. If you’re attending the event, drop me a note. I’ll be happy to meet with you and discuss our products and solutions.
Two weeks ago, I was in the mist of Half Moon Bay, attending the ForgeRock Identity Summit. This is the 3rd conference in the US and each year, the event becomes bigger, nicer and better. The location itself was amazing, sitting on the edge of the Pacific ocean, rocked (or lulled?) by the sounds of the waves.
On the day before the main conference, we hosted a ForgeRock User Group, very well attended and had the opportunity to exchange with our customers, future customers and users about our product directions, and their experiences deploying the products. I’d like to thank the attendees for the great discussions, the sharing, and the excellent feedbacks that are definitely going to translate into product features and enhancements.
Je serai présent avec notre équipe au SIdO, l’événement 100% dédié à l’Internet des Objets qui aura lieu à Lyon les 7 et 8 Avril 2015.
Outre notre présence dans l’espace coworking pendant les 2 jours, Lasse Andresen, CTO de ForgeRock, animera un workshop avec ARM et Schneider sur la place de l’Identité dans l’Internet des Objets, le Mercredi 8 à 13h30.
N’hésitez pas à venir nous rendre visite dans l’espace coworking.
Meet the Security and Identity rockstars and thought leaders at The Identity Summit, May 27-29th 2015 !
In addition to the two full days of sessions, this year at The Identity Summit, all ForgeRock customers are invited to participate in a pre-event community day where you will be able to interact with ForgeRock product development and other customers.
The event will take place at the Ritz in Half Moon Bay, California.
Register today. Sign-up for the customer user group is part of The Identity Summit registration process. Make sure to add the Customer User Group as an “Additional Item” before submitting your information.
At ForgeRock, I have multiple reasons to enjoy what I do. I have the responsibility for two products: OpenDJ, the LDAP directory services and OpenIG the Identity Gateway, and I also manages the French subsidiary. But what really gets me excited in the morning is that I get to work with very smart and passionate people!
Jean-Noël, one of the engineers of the OpenDJ development team, has a passion for beautiful code and he loves refactoring, cleaning existing code. On his personal time, he started to automate his process in Eclipse, and then turn it into an Eclipse plugin, and finally made the code available as an open source project: AutoRefactor. Now, in the office, most of the engineers using Eclipse are also using the AutoRefactor plugin.
So when Jean-Noël got to present his work at our local Java User Group (the AlpesJUG), the rest of the team went along and supported him. As one of the other engineers has a passion for photography (which I share), it gives this amazing picture gallery and set of souvenirs for everyone:
Photos by Bruno Lavit – Click to go to the picture gallery
PS: It also helps that we are working in a great environment where we can afford to do this⬇︎ (sometime to time) during our lunch break!