Dave Grant

Consultant

Dave has been with DevOpsGroup since 2017. As a Lead Consultant, he works with our clients to help them to turbocharge their software development processes and practices.


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About Dave

Despite going to university to study accounting, Dave came to realise that his interests lay with shifting bits, not counting beans, and after graduating took a ride on the DotCom bubble into his first job as a web developer.

Fast forward almost 20 years and Dave has accumulated a wealth of experience in software development, having served roles including software engineering, agile coaching and product ownership.

Day-to-day, Dave draws on this experience to identify and solve his clients’ varied software development problems, many of which he has seen many times before.

Dave enjoys finding new and novel ways to solve the same problems, but also enjoys the challenge of thinking on his feet to solve more nuanced problems in time-critical situations.

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What is your favourite food?

Lasagne

What is your favourite TV show?

The Wire

What is the one quote you live by?

“All models are wrong, but some are useful”

If you could have a super power, what would it be?

Omniscience

Read Dave's favourite blogs

Is technical debt strangling your scale-up? Here’s how to loosen its grip.

Technical debt is a necessary evil. It’s the way you handle it that counts. Understanding how your infrastructure compares to current best practice is essential.

How can we close the tech skills gap

Tech skill shortages are a major challenge. DevOpsGroup Co-Founder and Microsoft Regional Director Steve Thair discusses this and how it can be solved.

Diversity in tech - How can we close the growing gender gap

Gender diversity is a prevailing issue for technology organisations around the world. We explore the challenges here and how they can be addressed.