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

Jan 16, 2020 by Jamie Dobson

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 you usually find them) they were in the middle on both of the long sides. The second barn was nestled into the side of a hill, had three stories instead of two, and five doors. The barns were unique, completely different, and yet instantly.

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7 Cloud Native Trends to Watch in 2020

Jan 13, 2020 by Ian Crosby

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.

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Best of 2019: The Human Factor in Cloud Native

Dec 23, 2019 by Michelle Gienow

As we close out the final days of 2019, the Container Solutions teams pause to take a look back at our accomplishments over the past year. It’s a built-in part of our process: following the Hermes strategic execution framework, created by our chief executive officer, Jamie Dobson, means that we take regular breaks to reflect upon our progress. The insights and realisations (sometimes uncomfortable ones, if we happen to be falling short.

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Container Solutions’ New Book Is Out! Here’s Why We Wrote It.

Dec 12, 2019 by Michelle Gienow

It is with great pride, and no small measure of relief, that we announce the publication of our new book from O’Reilly Media. As of this week, copies of ‘Cloud Native Transformation: Practical Patterns for Innovation’ are available for digital download, though if you prefer the analog version those won’t be available until 24 December. (Apologies if that messes up your holiday gift list. In the meantime, you can get a free excerpt here).

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How We Help Bridge Knowledge Gaps on a Team

Dec 3, 2019 by Michal Cwienczek

At Container Solutions, we often develop advanced Cloud Native solutions and cutting-edge technologies with our customers. There are many challenges with this work. One of them we encounter often is getting everyone on the team on the same level of understanding and engagement.

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