What Psychological Safety Means in a Cloud Native Organisation

Nov 6, 2019 by Andrea Dobson-Kock

In its Aristotle project, Google tried to define the success of effective teams. The researchers’ main finding was that what really mattered was less about who is on the team, and more about how the team worked together. Most important in teamwork was the presence of psychological safety.

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Why Cloud Native Means You Need to Be a Learning Organisation

Oct 24, 2019 by Andrea Dobson-Kock

Unlike industries of the past that relied upon great stores of resources like coal, iron, timber, or oil for its wealth, the technology industry relies upon the resources in between our ears.

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Why We're Adopting Pixar's 'Braintrust' Model at Container Solutions

Sep 19, 2019 by Michael Müller

Engineers at Container Solutions take on complicated and creative projects and might become lost along the way. To create something great, you have to become part of it. You have to live and breathe it. But that passion can also become a problem, because it’s too easy to lose sight of what is essential.

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Cloud Native and High-Performance Organisations

Sep 12, 2019 by Jamie Dobson

You may be wondering, what is the relationship between high-performance organisations and Cloud Native? It’s quite simple, really. Cloud Native is a sociotechnology, meaning it encompasses technical elements, like containers and Kubernetes, social elements, like strategic leadership, and sociotechnology elements, such as microservices.

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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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