Jamie Taylor to Speak at ABP’s Annual DotNetConf on May 9th, 2024

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Leeds, April 18th, 2024:—RJJ Software, a leading bespoke software solutions provider, is pleased to announce that Jamie Taylor, Founder and Managing Director, will be delivering a talk at ABP’s Annual DotNetConf on May 9th, 2024. The session titled “Empathy, Sympathy, and Compassion: Essential Skills for Software Developers” will delve into the importance of understanding users' needs and motivations in software development.

With over a decade of experience in the software development industry, Jamie Taylor brings a unique perspective on the human side of technology. In his talk, he will challenge the stereotype of developers as aloof and disconnected from end-users. Drawing from his own experiences and industry insights, Jamie will highlight the significance of empathy, sympathy, and compassion in creating user-centric software solutions.

“At RJJ Software, we believe that understanding the ‘why’ behind the user’s needs is paramount in delivering successful software products,” said Jamie Taylor. “In this session, I aim to emphasise the importance of building emotional intelligence alongside technical skills. It’s time for developers to break free from outdated stereotypes and prioritise the user experience.”

The session will explore practical strategies for developers to cultivate empathy and compassion in their work, ultimately leading to more impactful and meaningful software solutions. Attendees can expect to gain valuable insights into bridging the gap between technology and human-centred design.

“We’re thrilled to have Jamie Taylor as a speaker at this year’s DotNetConf,” said the organisers. “His expertise in combining technical excellence with empathy-driven design makes him a valuable voice in the software development community. We look forward to his thought-provoking insights.”

ABP’s Annual DotNetConf is a premier event for developers, engineers, and technology enthusiasts to learn, connect, and explore the latest trends in the .NET ecosystem. Jamie Taylor’s session promises to be a highlight of the conference, offering attendees actionable strategies for building software with compassion and understanding.

For more information about ABP’s Annual DotNetConf and to register for Jamie Taylor’s session, visit the conference website: https://abp.io/conference/2024/.

About RJJ Software Ltd.:RJJ Software is a leading technology company offering a wide range of software development, consulting, and mentorship services. They are also AI experts, providing cutting-edge solutions in this rapidly evolving field. In addition to their software offerings, RJJ Software offers audio and podcast editing services, making them a one-stop solution for all your tech needs.

The company produces The Modern .NET Show, the only podcast focused specifically on .NET, and The Waffling Taylors podcast, and edits Tabs and Spaces, Retail Leadership with Steve Worthy, and the recently retired Podcasters Live and Cynical Developer podcast.