Adam Cogan

SSW Chief Architect

Adam-Cogan

ABOUT ME

Adam Cogan is the Chief Architect at SSW, a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner specializing in custom .NET, SharePoint, Business Intelligence, and CRM solutions. At SSW, Adam has been developing custom solutions for businesses across a range of industries such as Government, engineering, banking, insurance and manufacturing since 1990 for clients such as Microsoft, Worley Parsons and Aurecon.

MY VIDEOS ON SSW TV

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Clean Testing: Clean Architecture with .NET Core | Jason Taylor

All developers should be writing automated tests. In fact modern developers should be doing Clean Testing. Systems that adhere to the principles of Clean Architecture are independent of UIs, databases, frameworks, and other external concerns. As a result, the domain and business logic, the most important parts of the system, are completely isolated from external…

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Preparing for COVID-19 and WFH: Tips, Tricks, & Strategies for the Tech World | Adam Cogan

More commonly known as the Coronavirus, the outbreak has meant many businesses have had to instigate a ‘work from home’ policy to ensure the health and well being of their employees. This presents a number of challenges for both the employer and employee. In this presentation – the first online-only session delivered by SSW –…

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Design Ops – How Developers and Designers can build things together faster | Tech Tips @ NDC Sydney

Adam Cogan interviews Kristy Sachse on how Designers and Developers can work together to get ideas into their customer’s hands as quickly as possible, so that they can be used, measured and improved. They look at a few ways teams can collaborate in the early phase of development through to prototyping and then delivery. They…

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Building Trust in Teams – 2 Role Play Examples | Tech Tips @ NDC Sydney

SSW’s Chief Architect and Microsoft Regional Director Adam Cogan interviews Richard Campbell of DotNet Rocks! fame all on building trust in teams. They use 2 real life role play examples – one in person confrontation and then another but through email. They discuss: – Daniel Pink’s book ‘Drive’ which features his framework: ‘Autonomy, Mastery and…

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Pragmatic DevOps | Tech Tips NDC Sydney 2019

Pragmatic DevOps It’s easy to feel like DevOps is too hard to implement because the theory is hard to apply in their company. Rather than give up, it’s important to be pragmatic and try to solve the problems. To do this effectively, you need the theory. With books like The Phoenix Project and The Unicorn…

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Successful developers do more than just write code

It takes more to be a great coder than you might think! Check out this video from NDC Sydney featuring Adam Cogan, Michael Smedley and Matt Goldman on the importance of teamwork and good communication in software development. Learn about SSW’s new mobile app and how it connects us with the software development community.