Kenya as a "Startup nation" , Companies and innovators are adopting emerging technologies. We will focus on how some of the companies in the community have introduced Atlassian tools, scaled their company and ROI.
AUG Nairobi is an award-winning community. (SET THE STANDARD 2018 - Atlassian Summit 2018, MOST ACTIVE in EMEA 2017-Atlassian Summit Europe 2017) and (Global MASTER OF CONVERSION WINNER 2017-Atlassian Summit US 2017).
The Atlassian User Group Nairobi encourages better use of Atlassian tools, share best practices, case studies and individual perspectives.
This is an open forum to discuss and suggest features and changes to Atlassian communities in building better products.
AUG meet-ups are where Atlassian users, entrepreneurs, engineers, and business acumen meet to share their experience on how they use Atlassian tools to increase productivity and ship products.
This group is open to all fellow Atlassian users who are like-minded and interested to share ideas & knowledge. This is an open forum to discuss and suggest features and changes to Atlassian communities in building better products.
This group has an abundance of Atlassian Experts and customers in the area - let's take advantage of each other's expertise. We meet every other month to talk about all things Atlassian, from JIRA, dashboards to perfecting your Stash workflow. If you've got a topic to present or questions you need to be answered, we're here to help. RSVP to our next meeting or join the group to be notified of upcoming events and AUG news.
As usual, we will have swag, pizza, beer, and great conversations!
We are excited to see you all again soon!
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A Computer Scientist and true entrepreneur, he is the founder of Banta Technologies (BT). He has always been passionate about technology and how it can be used to leverage and transform Africa in the way we live, work, play and govern. When it comes to building, his ultimate goal is to make the world a better place. Banta is an entrepreneur and an engineer on the bleeding edge of technology.
Developer, Tech Evangelist, Trainer and Maker
He connects people to solutions that empower them to realize their highest potential and as a result, this has produced professionals and scalable businesses. In his free time, you will find him leading the developer community. His name is Michael Kimathi and this is his life purpose. Entrepreneur in Music and Technology. Driven by the purpose and love of people. Experienced Leader, Founder, and Co-Founder with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Skilled in agile, product manager, research, developer community expert, agile framework, team and collaboration tools, strategy, ecosystem builder, databases, mobile applications, web design, and web apps. A strong business development professional. He is an experienced leader with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry as a consulting entrepreneur. He is a professional Agile expert with a track record in product management, strategy, and agile framework. He has developed a strong interest in the Entertainment industry which as a result has helped his journey in understanding music and appreciating the larger entertainment ecosystem. This has given him an edge in team development and management while focused on all aspects of solution building. He has learned and continues to learn the tools and strategies that are required to produce results in the computing and entertainment industry.
Paul Maina has been a software developer for 18 years and has been focussed more on web-based technologies. Old school technologies still take the cake (tried and tested and faster implementation). He currently works for the UN Environment and is heavily involved in building and maintaining existing applications. He is currently managing the organization's Jira, Bitbucket and Confluence instances as well as managing the server farm hosted on the cloud and wholly running on CentOS.
He has previously worked with a number of private organizations and some international organizations as well. One of the applications he built won an award for the best solution from an African country at the Stockholm Challenge in 2006. He is well versed in PHP, .Net and C# platforms. He is what can be described as a Full Stack developer with some extra roles in System Administration in Windows and Linux based platforms as well as Database Management on MySQL, SQL Server, and PostgreSQL.
Outside of work, Paul loves fast cars and loves manual control when driving. he also has a knack for cooking gourmet dishes. His love for action-packed movies and TV series completes his weekends. He is currently on a diet programme to shed off his tummy and acquire a beach body.
When she is not coding, She enjoys gardening/farming and spending time with domestic and farm animals. She also likes traveling to new places and writing poems about her experience. Her aim is to step into the waters of all the oceans and major seas of the world. Once in a while, she flexes her writing muscles. She has a blog series focused on mental health awareness.She is also the author of From Nada to Prada which is a short story describing her life in an attempt to encourage people from poor or remote areas. She spends her weekends mentoring high school students on how to code in an initiative known as TeencodeAfrica or coaching at RailsGirls Nairobi.
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