What’s the Point of Having Developers in a Web 2.0 World? [B7]


With the ever-increasing quality of third-party tools lowering the barriers for enthusiasts to provide Web-based services for their teams and departments, what’s the point in having an insitutional Web development team? Can they provide anything that someone with the time, motivation and a decent tool can’t? Should Web Services just be innovating on top of these services (and if so, how?), or should they be disbanded in favour of outsourcing?

A short introductory presentation will be followed by a roundtable discussion with sweets on offer to keep our energy up!