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    The Employee Journey at Container Solutions: Part 1, How We Hire

    At Container Solutions, we’re in the middle of rapid growth. Over roughly the past year, we doubled the number of employees we have. We opened new offices in Poland and the Czech Republic. This year, ...

    Will COVID-19 Build a Case for More Remote Work?

    As COVID-19, or coronavirus continues its rapid spread, it’s having an impact not only on human health but also on the global economy. The tech world is feeling it. In Silicon Valley, Google cancelled...

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    What Is 15Five, and Why Is Container Solutions Using It?

    Container Solutions is growing fast. This is good news! But when a company becomes this large—we are now more than 100 people, and adding more every week—we can no longer simply stop by each others’ d...

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    What’s the Total Cost of a Cloud Native Transformation?

    If you’ve been in IT for any length of time, you know that once upon a time, basically all servers ran on Windows. That’s just how it was: Microsoft’s Windows NT operating system dominated the market,...

    Engineers: Why Do You Hate Marketing?

    Any company that has made it past the earliest startup, launching-from-your-living-room phase has two things: engineers and marketing. Engineers to design and build your product or service, and market...

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    4 Ideas to Help Improve Your Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

    As a female engineer, I have had my fair share of struggles and grievances with tech companies and tech events. But now that I am trying to find engineers to hire or speak at conferences myself, I can...

    The Green Cloud: How Climate-Friendly Is Your Cloud Provider?

    In 2018, ex-AWS employee Paul Johnston and I jointly published a report on the state of energy use in the cloud. How could we as consumers make ethical and future-proof choices about hosting?

    Cloud Native (and Beyond): Strategy for Beginners

    We are having a webinar about the topics in this blog on July 22nd. Sign up here. I am going to be very honest right now: I wrote this blog a year ago. It was during a time when members of my own team...

    Managers in the Middle, Part 3: Melting the Frozen Middle

    This post is part of a three-part series on middle managers and Cloud Native transformation. Here are parts one and two. In the second part of this series we looked at how mid-level managers may not w...