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    Jamie Dobson

    Jamie Dobson
    Jamie Dobson is co-founder and chief executive officer at Container Solutions.

    Agile in the Cloud Native Era

    After seven years of trying, we at Container Solutions have figured out that the best way to start a Cloud Native Transformation is with a little bit of upfront thinking followed by a little bit of bu...

    4 min read

    The Curse of Knowledge

    By coincidence, I had the same conversation this week with five different groups of people. I figured that I’d write my ideas down and chuck them up on the blog, since this chain of thought seems to r...

    12 min read

    WTF Is Cloud Native Transformation?

    If you either joined our webinar in November, or have read our book Cloud Native Transformation, you have already met Jenny, our hero. Jenny is a middle manager at a fictitious mid-size firm, WealthGr...

    7 min read

    Magical Thinking and Cloud Native: or, WTF Are Coconut Headphones?

    When the Second World War broke out, the U.S. military arrived in the Melanesian Islands, northeast of Australia, to use the remote islands as transit depots for the supply of materials to aid their f...

    16 min read

    Cloud Native and Jobless Recoveries: What's Our Role?

    We’re in a new, global recession caused by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. During recessions, shareholders place pressure on companies to learn to do ‘more with less’, often by supplementing thei...

    29 min read

    The COVID-19 Crisis: a Company's Journey into the Unknown

    Container Solutions started 2020 with plans to double our revenue, continue our expansion in the United States, and launch our latest service to help our customers migrate to green data centres. Thing...

    3 Key Practices for Building Organisational Resilience

    Three key practices help us prepare for a crisis:

    Cloud Native and Wishful Thinking—or, How to Avoid Buying Coconut Headphones

    ‘Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket’.  —Eric Hoffer, moral and social philosopher

    The 3 Strategic Skills the COVID-19 Crisis Will Teach Us

    There are moments in a business that are full of uncertainty. Sometimes you thrust that uncertainty onto yourself— for example, when you start a new business or try to create a new product. Sometimes ...