Building a Large-Scale, Continuous Delivery Platform: a Case Study

Aug 7, 2019 by Ádám Sándor

About a year ago, we at Container Solutions started our engagement with FiduciaGAD, the largest IT service provider for banks in Germany. The focus of this project is to build a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery platform for development teams across the organisation.

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The 5 Skills You Need for Strategic Leadership

Aug 1, 2019 by Jamie Dobson

At Container Solutions, we differentiate between leadership and strategic leadership. Both involve inspiring a group with a vision of the future. Both involve connecting a starting point, A, with an endpoint, B. Both have a transformational effect on the leader and group members. The difference lies in the results, which have to be judged objectively. Whereas the leader makes changes, the strategic leader makes adaptive changes, successfully.

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A Guide to Solving Those Mystifying CORS Issues

Jul 29, 2019 by Dawid Ziolkowski

Imagine you’re building the UI. You need to connect to remote API to get or send some data. Everything works fine when you test your REST calls with curl, but when you implement them in the UI, it does not.

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Microservices for Managers: Part 1, System Thinking

Jul 17, 2019 by Riccardo Cefala

For consumers, the speed of technological progress is magical, because of what’s suddenly become possible: self-driving cars, same-day delivery, movies and television shows streamed to us anywhere, anytime.

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Microservices for Managers: Part 2, Amplify Feedback Loops

Jul 17, 2019 by Riccardo Cefala

As I described in my previous blog post on the key principles to guide a microservices project, the efficiency of the value chain determines costs, affects profit, and ultimately decides whether a business will reach its goals. It becomes very important to know if the changes we apply to the system—for example, the introduction of a microservice to implement a value-chain step—have positive or negative consequences on the overall system.

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