What started out as a jokey early morning tweet exchange rapidly turned into something real. We’re going to do a one-day single-track conference, probably in London, probably in late September, details TBC.

FFS represents our frustration with some of the unnecessary complexity and wilful stupidity in software delivery, sometimes imposed on us, often self-inflicted. Sessions at FFS will all have a title beginning with “FFS …” and will consist of a 10-15 minute rant followed by 10-15 minutes for discussion.

This isn’t just catharsis (although we hope it will be cathartic), it’s a chance to get to the heart of a matter with people who care and have something to contribute.