I would like to thank everyone who attended the first meeting of the IASA Israel chapter.
By the end of the meeting we passed a feedback form among the ones who participated, I would like to share with you the summary of the feedback.
One of the main pillars of IASA is to group architects together while keeping technology and vendor agnostic, the first question on the feedback from was aimed to map the technology background of the participants in order to see if we managed to capture .NET architect, Java architect & C++ architect in the same room.
The results are that 57% of the attendees were .NET Architect, 57% of the attendees were JAVA Architect, 16% of the attendees were C++ Architect and 22% PHP,Flex,Django, Ruby, Python.
The second question that we asked was where did you hear about the event ?
Here we received that 89% heard about it on LinkedIn, 5% heard about it over a blog (and here I assume it was my blog post on blogs.microsoft.co.il/blogs/ohad) and 16% heard about it from a friend.
Each one of the attendees answered that the event matched his expectation which a great feedback for us as the event also scored a score of 4.83 (1 – worst event ever… 5- great event…)
Another interesting question that we asked was to figure out what would the participants be seeking in joining IASA Israel. 84% would be interested in networking, 78% self-development, 57% resources, 43% gaining a certification, 38% training.
When we asked if participants would be interested in taking an active part in our meetings we received that 81% would be interested and 5% answered that they might be interested.
The feedback from also was used to gather ideas for future activities and we will open another discussion about these.