Anne Currie

Anne Currie

Blog Posts

Microservices SOS! Over-Engineering War Stories

Oct 31, 2017 by Anne Currie

For me, one of the most fun and useful parts of going to conferences is talking to other attendees. I learn a lot that way about what folk are currently trying and learning.

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ASOS New (DevOps) Look

Oct 24, 2017 by Anne Currie

As part of the investigation for our new book "The Cloud Native Attitude" I interviewed a lot of expert practitioners to find out what they had tried, struggled with and achieved with Cloud Native. Below we're publishing the second of these interviews - a case study of the fashion ecommerce retailer ASOS. ASOS interests me because during the 00's I was Head of IT for an online fashion store (Figleaves.com). Like ASOS we built our own systems.

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Study: The Tech Transformation of the Financial Times

Oct 19, 2017 by Anne Currie

Earlier this year as part of the preparation for my new book "The Cloud Native Attitude" I interviewed a lot of expert practitioners to find out what they had tried, struggled with and achieved. Over the next 2 weeks I'm going to publish those interview write-ups. They are also in the book, which is currently available as a free eBook download.

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It's The Productivity, Stupid

Oct 13, 2017 by Anne Currie

Since March I have been interviewing enterprises, vendors and pundits about Cloud Native for my ebook, “The Cloud Native Attitude”, which came out last week and is currently available as a free download.

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NEW! The Cloud Native Attitude Mini-Book

Oct 11, 2017 by Anne Currie

Introduction to This Blog

In April this year, our CEO Jamie Dobson, CTO Pini Reznik and I were sitting around drinking Yorkshire tea and talking about how unclear the phrase “Cloud Native” was. What did it even mean? Did it just mean in the cloud? Was it a synonym for distributed systems? I suggested a blog series and in an arms race of content-driven ambition we settled on writing a whole short book on the subject of Cloud Native within 3.

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