Martijn van der Kleijn

Martijn van der Kleijn

Chaos monkey & Senior DevOps Engineer

Leiden, The Netherlands

He loves all things Open Source and strongly believes in empowered, effective engineers. Martijn has worked in small teams on infrastructure for the last twenty years and seen the good, as well as the bad sides of agile and devops.

Area of Expertise

  • Information & Communications Technology


  • DevOps
  • DevOps & Automation
  • DevOpsCulture
  • DevOps Journey
  • DevOps Agile Methodology & Culture
  • Containers
  • Continous Delivery
  • Continuous Integration
  • Ansible
  • OpenStack
  • Ceph
  • Concourse
  • Golang
  • Agile Mindset

How to destroy a nascent IDP

An Internal Developers Platform (IDP) is almost a must-have for large organizations with many developers.

Beginning an IDP is fairly easy. Initially everything goes well, but you soon run into problems, eventually all but destroying your IDP or being forced to start over.

This talk quickly highlights some of the potential pitfalls that need to be addressed for a nascent IDP to be successful in an organization.

Session is setup as a 15-minute lightning talk aimed at IDP teams and their management. It highlights three aspects that need to be addressed for an IDP to be successful no matter the technology stack.

Tools over Processes over Peopleā€¦

By now, Agile and DevOps are fairly well-known terms. However in many places, teams are struggling to start, or to keep their Agile way of working going.

This lightning talk dives into some of the speaker's personal experiences, what can go wrong in an Agile journey & how it was fixed. It highlights the importance of motivation and tries to give you tips on how to improve your Agile situation.

Based on personal experience. Designed as a 20-30 minute talk. Aimed at engineers / teams and their management.

Dutch PHP Conference 2024 Sessionize Event

March 2024 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Closed / Private event

"How to destroy a nascent IDP" at closed / private event.

April 2023

Re:factor 2022 Sessionize Event

October 2022 Beveren, Belgium

Martijn van der Kleijn

Chaos monkey & Senior DevOps Engineer

Leiden, The Netherlands

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