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

    Check out video from one of our webinars on strategy 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 were driving me mad wi...

    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...

    Managers in the Middle, Part 1: Fighting the Waterfall

    This post is part of a three-part series on middle managers and Cloud Native transformation. Here are parts two and three. Being a middle manager is a tough gig.

    Starting a Cloud Native Transformation? Don’t Repeat Your Mistakes

    Sometimes, you just know that things won’t end well. When a company takes on a Cloud Native project, let alone a full transformation, it’s already got a lot of challenges ahead of it.

    Takeaways from the CNCF’s Latest Annual Report

    The Cloud Native community continues to spread rapidly, according to the 2019 annual report released by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) this month. Given the more than 5,000 words contain...

    Don't Be A Deadbeat: Cloud Native Transformation Design Fails

    In his 1979 book, The Timeless Way of Building, Christopher Alexander tells a wonderful story of two barns. The first was extremely long, over 240 feet, and instead of having doors at the end (where y...

    7 Cloud Native Trends to Watch in 2020

    As Cloud Native continues to grow in popularity, with more organisations than ever adopting the tech and all that comes with it, let’s take a look at what we are expecting to see in 2020.

    Best of 2019: Our Engineers on Tech

    Some of the best Cloud Native engineers in the world work for Container Solutions (yes, we’re biased, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t true). Besides helping client companies like Shell, Adidas, and Fid...