The LJC is the Java User Group in London. It has over 3000 members has been meeting at Skills Matter since 2007, was founded by Barry Cranford and is organised by a committee of passionate Java Enthusiasts.
Don’t keep it to yourself - openness and honesty in the workplace
Organised by LJC: London Java Community
In this talk we will be exploring the many reasons we may not speak up in different situations in the workplace. We will also look into how Apache Kafka and Grafana impact business processes and decisions across organisations.java kafka career
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