The Cloud Can Help Deliver Continuous Integration. The Next Challenge Is Continuous Budgeting and Continuous Ideas

    There’s been a cultural revolution in tech departments over the last decade or so, that has allowed engineers and developers to deliver innovation at pace. The question is, how can we ensure the rest ...

    Cloud Native in Pharma and Banking: High Levels of Regulation ≠ Low Levels of Innovation

    It’s not enough just being agile. Developers and software engineers have spent years striving for freedom, in the tools they use, in the ways they apply them, and in the ways they innovate and seek to...

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    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...

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    ‘Cloud Native Transformation’ Authors on Agile Uprising Podcast

    Our co-founders Jamie Dobson and Pini Reznik appeared on the Agile Uprising Podcast this week to talk about their book, Cloud Native Transformation: Practical Patterns for Innovation.

    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

    Bootstrap as Code: Part 3, Hybrid—a Place for On-Premises in the Cloud

    This article is the conclusion of a three-part series. In Part 1 of this blog series, we explored the bare-metal world and tools that help to bring its provisioning closer to the clouds. We introduced...

    Bootstrap as Code: Part 2, The Homelab Movement

    This article is part of a three-part series.  In Part 1 of this blog series, we explored bare-metal server bootstrapping, and introduced a tool called Tinkerbell, from Packet, which simplifies this pr...

    Bootstrap as Code: Part 1, Hardware Is Here To Stay

    This article is the beginning of a series.  Here’s a bold claim: It’s 2020 and we are in a post-cloud era. Cloud computing adoption has reached such a critical mass that even the most conservative org...

    What the COVID-19 Crisis Reveals About Fragile Tech and 'Swimming Naked'

    When preparing contingency plans for a potential crisis, a global pandemic would not previously have been high on any CEO’s list of likely scenarios. But a global pandemic has arrived, with terrible s...