WTF is Evolutionary Architecture?

    “An evolutionary architecture supports guided, incremental change across multiple dimension s”. From the book Building Evolutionary Architectures There was a point in time where architectural changes ...

    Why I Keep Coming Back to Cynefin

    As I consult with clients to help change the way they work, I struggle to explain that their attack on problems may not be appropriate to the situation I was hired to help with. They might be a start-...

    WTF is Moldable Development?

    Moldable Development is a way of programming in which we construct custom tools for every software development problem. This introduces a new feedback loop that helps you steer your software system mo...

    Wardley Mapping and Agile at 20: It’s Not One-Size-Fits-All

    Agile turned 20 this year. Yet how many organisations are actually ‘agile’? What is agile, anyway, and does agility even make sense for all stages and ages of business? Now that IT has gone from being...

    Agile in the Cloud Native Era

    After seven years of trying, we at Container Solutions have figured out that the best way to start a Cloud Native Transformation is with a little bit of upfront thinking followed by a little bit of bu...

    Case Study: How CS’ Braintrust Helped Immedis Focus on What Really Matters

    Immedis is looking toward the future. It created and runs an enterprise-grade platform that supports payroll functions for some of the fastest-growing global companies, including Uber. 

    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...

    Case Study: A Company Gets Ready to Scale

    QOMPLX, an intelligent-decision platform provider, offers data handling, analytics, reporting, and advanced algorithms. The company, celebrating its fifth year in business, finds itself in the midst o...

    The 3 Strategic Skills the COVID-19 Crisis Will Teach Us

    There are moments in a business that are full of uncertainty. Sometimes you thrust that uncertainty onto yourself— for example, when you start a new business or try to create a new product. Sometimes ...