Waterfall Mindset Limitations

IBM Labs ‘Cynefin’ research defined complicated and complex as follows. Complicated are known unknowns… events that have happened before and which are foreseeable. The causes and effects are clearly understood.. Any prudent planning process should assume they will occur and make provision for same. Waterfall is good at this. Unknown unknowns are not foreseeable. Cause […]

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Fincode 2019

Regular readers will note that we attend this event annually and our 2017 and 2018 editions are well worth a revisit as many of the previous years presentations were from more mature organisations than the 2019 presenters. The event as the name suggest is focussed on technologists in Tier 1 and 2 Financial Services companies […]

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Gamifying the SDLC

Last year we delivered DevOps simulations in partnership with G2G3. We learnt a lot. I have been working in the SDLC business for 30 years, yet I learnt more about the human interactions involved in building software than any other equivalent period in my career. Gamifying the SDLC is a new concept and we are […]

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Why is DevOps Change Management difficult

This blog on Why DevOps Change Management is difficult is based on conferences and meetups the Daysha team attended in the first half of 2018. In previous blogs we have written about change management, and there is little doubt that new ways of working are difficult to implement. What follows are the observations of change […]

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DevOps and the impact on Project Management

This blog on how Digital Transformation and Devops impact Project Management is based on conferences and meetups the Daysha team attended in the first half of 2018. Digital Transformation is the business saying we want to change how we communicate our offers to our customers. While this can be a B2B issue, it’s more commonly […]

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Business DevOps in today’s environment.

This blog on Business DevOps is based on conferences and meetups the Daysha team attended in the first half of 2018. In a world where the single biggest impediment to successful transformation is the inability of the business and IT to move in synch, more organisations are progressing on their Business DevOps Journey. More tier […]

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DevOps can facilitate architecture change

This blog on how DevOps can facilitate architecture change is based on conferences and meetups the Daysha team attended in the first half of 2018.  What follows are summary views on new technology trends and our observations of how these are being adopted and used. Driven by the logic of only building enough functionality that […]

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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

To register for our free DevOps Simulation in London on the 18th October email us 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. […]

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Fincode and DevOps Summit

This blog is based on 3 days of presentation and debate at 2 events Daysha attended 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 event and included […]

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