Room 2 

10:20 - 11:20 


Talk (60 min)

ChatGPT and OpenAI API solutions: 👑 My Favourite Implementations

In the past year, ChatGPT and the OpenAI API have gone from 0 to 100 faster than a Tesla. No one wants to be left behind. Businesses are automating tasks and having content written instantly.

Some companies are suddenly ✅ 10x more productive, and some companies ❌ struggle.

SSW consultants have been leveraging AI to improve client’s products…. And solving problems inside SSW too. Let’s take a look at the best ones!

The advent of Custom GPTs has meant problems that would have taken weeks to solve before, can have production ready solutions in hours.

Semantic Kernel then allows you to build enterprise solutions that take advantage of LLMs in a structured and scalable way, enabling the integration of AI into various business processes and systems.

Come see SSW Chief Architect Adam Cogan show the important tips to implement AI in practical scenarios. Walk away with the answers to 2 big questions:

  • How to use AI to build superior software?
  • How to use AI to improve internal processes in your company?

You cannot afford to miss this one! This is a watershed moment for tech and has the potential to be as big an impact as the introduction of computers ⭐

Adam Cogan

Adam Cogan blogs at and interviews for frequently. He is the Chief Architect at SSW, a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner specializing in custom enterprise .NET and Azure solutions mostly using Angular and React. His solutions also involve Office365, SharePoint, Dynamics 365, and Power BI.

*Clients* - At SSW, Adam has been developing custom solutions for businesses across a range of industries such as Government, engineering, banking, insurance, and manufacturing since 1990 for clients such as Microsoft, CBA, and Aurecon.

*Scrum* - Adam is a Certified Scrum Trainer with, trains developers in Australia, the US, UK and Europe, and contributes to thinking. He consults with development teams on improving their scrum process through mentoring and being an SSW Solution Architect and Scrum Master. He has written many rules around Scrum best practices.

*China* - Adam has also run multiple consulting firms in China for the last 12 years. Adam has seen the whole Chinese software ecosystem develop and understand the differences that the Chinese market requires in order to be successful. Adam helps western companies modernize their software, so they are not only servicing the USA and European markets, but also grabbing a slice of the Chinese market of 1.4 billion consumers.

*Speaking* - In addition to being a Microsoft MVP in Azure DevOps, Adam is one of only 3 Microsoft Regional Directors in Australia. In this role, he regularly presents in conferences such as TechEd (USA, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and Malaysia). A couple of times a year, he visits Microsoft headquarters in Seattle to learn the latest on Microsoft strategic directions and to undertake training in development technologies. His favourite Microsoft teams that he loves to work with are Nat Friedman’s GitHub and Azure DevOps team, James Phillips’ Power BI team, and Jeff Teper’s SharePoint team.

*Software Architecture* - Adam enjoys working with teams, improving their usage of Scrum and DevOps, reviewing the architecture of large .NET and Azure projects, while also taking an active interest in the overall User Experience (UX). He is also the founder and a mentor of SSW’s FireBootCamp, an intensive 9-week .NET training course where developers are retrained learning developer and architecture best practices.