Staying up-to-date with the latest technology is vital, and as a result, developer conferences abound.  Microsoft Ignite, Apple WWDC, Facebook F8, and Google I/O have become a standard way for developers to learn about emerging trends, hone their skills, expand their knowledge, network with other professionals, and learn about the newest products coming down the pipeline.

While each of these events is slightly different, they all share common ground in the form of the huge investments behind them: months of planning, dozens of speakers, countless flights and hotels, a tsunami of logistics, not to mention hundreds of people detouring from their work for 2 or 3 days.  With such large investments being made, the C-suite is increasingly questioning the value of these conferences — and with good reason.

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