An experienced entrepreneur, leading startups since 1990. From 2004 leading the team at Daysha to assist our customers to adopt DevOps processes, tools and culture. Prior to this at Headway building IP for export markets in the software tools sector. During the 1990's led the set up of Sybase as a franchise in the Irish market. Initially employed at Hewlett Packard in the second half of the 1980's.

Focus on Outputs … not Inputs

I had a financial crisis last week. Now, before our stakeholders get worried, I should explain that it was the Bank of Mum and Dad. I was abroad when two of my grown up children contacted me to say that they each needed money for different reasons. As the CFO (their Mom!), was also abroad […]

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Daysha Simulates DevOps

When I first heard ‘immersive learning experience’ I put it in the same category as ‘awesome’. Words best spoken with an American twang and overused to the point of being meaningless. However the words are millennial friendly as indeed is simulation. Today’s younger workforce have grown up with the Wii, PlayStation, and Xbox. It’s fair […]

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Fincode and DevOps Summit

This blog is based on 3 days of presentation and debate at 2 events Daysha attended over 2 weeks at the end of March 2018. Fincode which as the name suggests was primarily attended by Fintech companies including larger organisations like Morgan Stanley, Lloyds and BBVA. The other event was DevOps Summit which was a one day […]

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Demonware Automates Alerting and Work Prioritization

This is a note of a presentation made at Metlife’s Galway offices at the Atlassian User Group for Galway on the 23rd Feb 2018. The presentation was made by Lisa Reilly from Demonware. Demonware is responsible for developing and running the services and infrastructure for some of the largest entertainment franchises in the world. They […]

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Daysha partners with XebiaLabs

XebiaLabs, a leading provider of enterprise release and deployment automation software, have announced a partnership with Daysha DevOps, a leading Irish and UK based DevOps solutions, training and services provider. “Daysha had been speaking with Xebia Labs for some time, but in the last 6 months we noticed a number of our clients looking to […]

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“You’re Going To What?”

This is Part 2 of two-part blog post about Release Automation. Click the link to read Part 1 – “We’re going to automate this process”. “You’re going to what? Not an unusual reaction when you tell someone you’re going to increase the amount of work going through their remit by a factor of several hundred. […]

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Ryanair’s DevOps Journey

This blog is based on a presentation made by Alan Coates (Head of Planning and Delivery Ryanair Labs) at the Atlassian European Conference in Barcelona in May 2017. Also included are links to other Daysha offers and content which are relevant to how Daysha assists Ryanair Labs in their ongoing journey. Ryanair will tell you […]

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Atlassian Summit Europe Learnings

On May 2nd – 4th, 4 members of the Daysha team attended the first European Atlassian Summit in Barcelona. This blog is a collection of information gathered throughout the summit whether it be by attending various talks or speaking to other attendees. The Daily Telegraph This presentation was made at the Atlassian Summit conference in […]

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