Philly Tech Week is a week-long celebration of technology and innovation happening throughout the Greater Philadelphia region.
As in previous years, Clearvision will be sponsoring Philly Tech Week and making an appearance at the Dev Conference. This year we’re talking all about “performance at scale” – discussing those software-related challenges that arise when your business is undergoing rapid growth, and what teams can do to overcome them. Make sure you stop by our stand for a chat about scaling your Atlassian tools!
Philly Tech Week is a major event. With a total of 72 events taking place across the week, there’s a lot to choose from, so we checked in with Peter Erickson, one of our Clearvision team members based in Philadelphia. He’s been closely involved in Philly Tech Week, and he had this to share about what he’s looking forward to and his advice for PTW attendees.
Something that excites me about Philly’s tech scene is the local pride. Philly is a city on the rise. Its residents are invested in their hometown and want to see it continue to grow. So when a local tech startup wins a round of funding, or an initiative like the Pennovation Center kicks off, the community as a whole wants to celebrate those successes.
Philly Tech Week’s value comes from the connections and opportunities. Event attendees will find jobs, gain skills and make business contacts.
But there is also an underlying sense of purpose, which I think energizes people. When you come to the events and see all the people involved, you start thinking, “There’s something important happening here. This is good for our city. I want to be a part of this and help it grow.”
Look through the events, find something that interests you and block off time! Forward planning will help. If I had to pick out just one must-attend event, I would say go to the Signature Event — where you can meet more than a thousand people from the tech community.
I’m glad to see Clearvision investing in Philly Tech Week. It’s a great chance to showcase our position as “Philly’s Atlassian Partner” — we’re a great local resource local resource for all things Atlassian. With Philly’s local pride, this kind of thing is important.
Beyond that, I’m looking forward to seeing Clearvision getting involved in the community.
In fact, this year Clearvision is expanding its involvement and presence beyond the conference itself. We’ll be hosting a series of webinars during Philly Tech Week, covering five different aspects that teams should be considering when it comes to enterprise performance at scale.