Hacking AWS

While preparing for a Security Game Day with workloads running on AWS, I decided to get more familiar with some of the tools that Red Teams would use to try and compromise the account and infrastructure. During these Game Days, you typically have two teams – the Blue Team, who concentrate on defence and mitigation, […]

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Does Outsourcing Add Up For Financial Services?

As established financial services brands look to accelerate transformation, it’s time to scrutinise the real impact of outsourcing. The digital age has had a huge impact on financial services, with FinTech start-ups chipping away at market segments long dominated by more established players. Unencumbered by legacy systems, they’re better able to offer products and services […]

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Onboarding at DevOpsGroup

So what is Onboarding? We get a number of questions when people are considering joining us, the main one being – what is so special about life at DevOpsGroup (DOG)? Although we are awesome for a number of reasons, one thing which definitely makes us stand out is our onboarding process, and this is definitely […]

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What is cloud-native anyway?

In the Cloud Done Right webinar I hosted last year, the concept of cloud-native cropped up. So what? you might think. Well, it came as some surprise that my co-presenters and I had different takes on what cloud-native means. Considering it’s a term that we use day-in-day-out, we should really have a shared understanding of […]

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How to avoid growth plateau

3 ways for scale-ups to keep on scaling What does it take to grow a business at scale? Is it all about entrepreneurialism, innovation, and differentiation? Not quite. These factors are vital of course, but they need to be supported by great business culture, strong leadership, and high-performance IT for enduring success. Scale-ups are typically […]

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Why you need to upskill in Agile

Once Christmas ends and the new year arrives, it’s become tradition to set yourself resolutions for the months ahead. If you’re thinking of ideas to achieve new goals for your career or organisation in 2019, look no further than Agile. This is a way of working that promotes a culture of shared responsibility, experimentation, versatility, […]

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