The Power of Value Hierarchies in Enterprise Cloud Native (and everywhere else, too)

Mar 20, 2019 by Jamie Dobson

Dynamic companies (or programmes of work) need a way of rapidly making day to day decisions without seeking consent or approval. One way to do this is with a value hierarchy. A value hierarchy explains the relationship between your values: e.g. at Disney amusement parks they value both fun and safety but safety comes first. (It wouldn’t be much fun if people were getting decapitated on the roller coaster). In fact, it was Roy Disney who said,.

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Cloud Native: Getting Culture Right

Mar 6, 2019 by Pini Reznik
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Why Do Cloud Migrations Fail?

Feb 27, 2019 by Jamie Dobson

This is part four in series of blogs about strategy. The third part is here. The starting point is here.

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A Monolith is a Burning Platform

Feb 25, 2019 by Michelle Gienow

“The vast majority of enterprises we have encountered now using microservices got there by evolving their monolith -- not replacing it.”

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Programming Languages for Microservices (and Containers)

Feb 21, 2019 by Adrian Mouat

I'm not a programming language elitist. I'm not going to tell you that you're doing things wrong by using Java or Kotlin or Fortran or Eiffel or $insert programming language here$. It's highly unlikely that the choice of programming language will make or break your business. Most of the time you should be using the language you and your team are most comfortable with.

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