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The Value Flywheel Effect Book – 9 reasons to read the first excerpt

Reading Time: 5 minutes The Value Flywheel Effect: Power the Future and Accelerate Your Organization in the Modern Cloud will be released in November 2022. Preorder your copy And read the first excerpt 1. Don’t write code without fixing the system Software engineers are usually hired to build things quickly. But if you fix theContinue readingThe Value Flywheel Effect Book – 9 reasons to read the first excerpt

The North Star framework and how to find your orgs purpose

Reading Time: 6 minutes In this week’s episode the team look behind ‘the weasel words’ and ‘wordsmithing’ using tools like the North Star framework to get to the orgs clarity of purpose. Clarity of Purpose Dave Anderson   Break the 40 minute barrier first! Alright, so I figured this week there has been various differentContinue readingThe North Star framework and how to find your orgs purpose

AWS re:Invent 2021 – read about the best bits

Reading Time: 10 minutes Mark McCann and Mike O’Reilly chat to Dave Anderson about AWS re:Invent 2021. Find out their take on Matt Coulter’s speech as part of Werner Vogels keynote, how Serverless and CDK is becoming part of the mainstream as well as the announcement on CDK Patterns Version 2. Sustainability has beenContinue readingAWS re:Invent 2021 – read about the best bits

AWS re:Invent 2021 – Hot Takes from The Serverless Edge

Reading Time: 5 minutes AWS re:Invent 2021 is almost upon us. Every year the event disrupts the market, automatically makes your system more efficient (if you build things correctly) and puts fear into non-Amazon technical people as they realize how quickly public cloud really moves. It’s also in Las Vegas, which is the perfectContinue readingAWS re:Invent 2021 – Hot Takes from The Serverless Edge

Driving tech strategy on the transformation journey

Reading Time: < 1 minute Dave joined the AI Ireland podcast to talk about his experience of driving technical strategy. He has worked in organizations ranging from startups to global enterprises. He has a wealth of experience guiding technical and business teams through the digital transformation journey. It hasn’t all been plain sailing. He hasContinue readingDriving tech strategy on the transformation journey

Is Socio-technical new or old?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Socio-technical systems suddenly sprung to my mind, when Nicolas Chaillan wrote an inspired and honest piece on LinkedIn titled “It is time to say Goodbye“. To most, it will look like another love letter to The Great Resignation. No thanks corporate slog, I’m off to farm mountain goats. However, thisContinue readingIs Socio-technical new or old?

Digital transformation finance, what you need to understand

Reading Time: 4 minutes A lot of people link digital transformation and serverless with low cost. Those who have experienced the benefits of a serverless mindset and approach know its true value. Digital transformation finance involves Total Cost of ownership (TCO). And using a serverless approach will save you money for many use cases.Continue readingDigital transformation finance, what you need to understand

How to be a Technological Maestro and not the “dope at the top”

Reading Time: 3 minutes Do yourself a favour and check out this podcast on Westrum organizational culture. The piece on ‘Technological Maestro’ really stood out for me. I explore it and Westrum organizational culture in this blog post. Let’s credit Gene Kim and Dr. Ron Westrum for this fantastic content. What is Westrum organizationalContinue readingHow to be a Technological Maestro and not the “dope at the top”

Adrian Cockcroft (AWS) on the Project to Product Podcast

Reading Time: 4 minutes In 2018, (in pre pandemic days) I was at the DevOps Enterprise Summit and saw a talk by Mik Kersten on Project to Product (great book). Afterwards, I spoke to Mik Kersten, and was very impressed with his thinking, which echoed mine. We have both been on the same thoughtContinue readingAdrian Cockcroft (AWS) on the Project to Product Podcast

Has office life changed forever?

Reading Time: 5 minutes 2020 has been a very challenging year, but it has also served as a catalyst for office life by driving remote working into the mainstream. Many of us in technology have been fans of remote working for many years but pre-2020 it was relatively rare to be totally remote. ChrisContinue readingHas office life changed forever?

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