Alan Berg has been a lead developer at the Central Computer Services at the University of Amsterdam since 1998. In his famously scarce spare time, he writes and consults. Alan has a doctorate in Learning Analytics. He has also co-authored two Packt Publishing books about Sakai, a highly successful open-source learning management platform used by millions of students around the world. Alan has also authored and then co-authored three editions of a book on continuous delivery. He has won a couple of awards, including the Sakai Fellowship and Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA). Alan enjoys working with talent; this forces him to improve his competencies. This motivation is why Alan enjoys working in energetic, open-source communities of interest and with researchers in the field of Learning Analytics.