Keynote stage at the O'Reilly Velocity Conference in Amsterdam
Keynote stage at the O'Reilly Velocity Conference in Amsterdam (source: O'Reilly Conferences via Flickr).

Experts from across the web operations and performance worlds came together in Amsterdam for the O’Reilly Velocity Conference in Amsterdam 2016. Below you'll find links to full keynote presentations from the event.

Come with me if you want to live: On teams, rock stars, and becoming extraordinary

Astrid Atkinson explains how to build a team that's fearless in the face of uncertainty and creative in the face of change.

Work as imagined and work as done: Mind the gap

Steven Shorrock explores the differences between work as imagined and work as done in a variety of settings, and he outlines implications for the inevitable gaps.

The Web Performance Working Group and you

Yoav Weiss reveals the latest developments in performance-related browser features and describes how new performance APIs get created and shipped.

James Duncan keynote at the O'Reilly Velocity Conference in Amsterdam 2016

James Duncan says the gap between practitioners and the bleeding edge of technology has never been wider, and that gap is largely caused by cultural problems.

Why you should build a progressive web app now

Better user experiences, faster performance, more engagement—these are some of the reasons why Jason Grigsby says progressive web apps are no brainers for most websites.

Leading for speed: The case for ARTful leadership

Eric McNulty discusses ARTful leadership—an approach that builds adaptive capacity, resilience, and trust in organizations through the use of nontraditional components.

The world will see (and just saw) an Internet zombie apocalypse

Phil Stanhope shares Dyn’s experience with a major DDoS attack and explores the rapid evolution of multilayer attacks.

New direction: Velocity and Fluent

Learn about a new combined direction for the O'Reilly Velocity Conference and the O'Reilly Fluent Conference.

Article image: Keynote stage at the O'Reilly Velocity Conference in Amsterdam (source: O'Reilly Conferences via Flickr).