Posts Tagged ‘DevOps’

Originally posted internally 9 Nov 2016: TL;DR – the 3 ways Improve flow Improve feedback Improve our ability to learn by experimentation Why this is for you When you see the word ‘DevOps’ please keep reading – this post is still for you. I deliberately left the word DevOps out of the title of this post, […]


Originally posted internally 12 Feb 2016, this was the first of what became a series of posts where I took an email reply to a broader audience. Global Infrastructure Services (GIS) was the half of CSC that I worked in before the creation of the Global Delivery Organisation (GDO) in DXC Technology: JP Morgenthal sent out […]


TL;DR I started a new job yesterday that boils down to applying data driven (re)design for operations (DevOps) to what’s now one of the largest Global IT Services companies. After leaving the startup world for ‘a bigger train set’ the scale just got bigger still. The size of the task ahead seems initially daunting, but […]





This was a warm up for a presentation I’ll be doing at AppSec USA later in the year. I got some good feedback on the night, but if you have more then please make a comment below.


I hear a lot of people talking about automated deployment with Chef (and its competitor Puppet, which I haven’t had the chance to try yet), so I thought I’d spend some time seeing how it would fit in with our image management platform Server3. Don’t stray from the PATH To get familiar with Chef, I dove straight into the […]


I the early part of the ‘unpanel’ session at last night’s post Cloud Expo London CloudCamp there was a good deal of debate about DevOps and what it means. Some people talked about new skill mixes, others talked about tools. These are I think simply artefacts. The more fundamental change is about design. At the risk […]