Cloud Computing: Waves
Technology tends to progress in cycles and contained in those cycles distinct waves of progress form. Cloud computing, the current “it” technology has been building like a storm for the past decade. Public, Private and Hybrid cloud computing offerings are leading the way for companies to expand their quest to get more for less. The […]
Google Cloud Platform – Momentum gathers
It’s fair to say that the cloud IaaS/PaaS world has thus far been dominated by AWS, and Microsoft are now recognised by most as the second “horse in the race” with their ever evolving Azure offering. I spent some time down at the Excel centre in London this past week at the Google Cloud Next […]
“Not Really Agile” – Planning and Velocity Management in Enterprises
If you haven’t read my previous post on Directionless Agile and can spare 5 mins, I would suggest having a quick read, as this section is going to build a lot on the previous ideas. For those of you who don’t have time… here is the 20 second catch up: Large Enterprises tend to not […]
Lack of Product Owners: the problem with Directionless Agile
I’m back again and this time and in contrast to my positive “falling in love” confession about Agile I also want to balance the argument and write about a reoccurring problem I have seen in large enterprises during their Agile Cloud Adoption programmes. The Problem: Enterprises saying they will implement an “Agile” way of working […]
Cloud and Agile: why do they work so well together?
It sounds really geeky but over the last year, I have ‘fallen in love” with Agile.
What the AWS Outage Teaches Us About the Shared Responsibility Model
It was essentially a fat finger on the command line. Everyone in IT has done it at one point in their career.
Cloud MSP Magic Quadrant – Life in the top right
Top Right. There it was, right before my eyes. Proudness, excitement and relief. All felt at the same time when I first opened the Hyperscale MSP Magic Quadrant preview sent by Gartner. At Cloudreach it was our first experience entering such a process and we had no idea where we stood until the results came […]
My Cloudy Journey with Cloudreach
The Start Every journey has to start somewhere and for me that somewhere was at a Citrix event in Scotland.
Serverless Computing – What is it?
Serverless is a concept in Cloud Computing that has been growing in popularity over the last 12 months. It is very powerful and has a lot of potential. In this post, I hope to help explain what Serverless is, how it can be used and some examples of how it is being used in the […]