09
Oct 19

Can you crack the code?

“Every great developer you know got there by solving problems they were unqualified to solve until they actually did it.” – Patrick McKenzie A good developer is a good problem solver. While programming is arguably a creative exercise of creating something out of nothing, for it to take flight the programmer must first overcome a … Continue reading Can you crack the code?

29
Jan 15

DevOps jobs in hot demand

 Development, applications and systems engineers are in hot demand as we commence 2015. A recent report released by recruitment heavyweight Hays, has outlined some of the critical trends for 2015 and many takeaways highlighted in the report point to a steep demand in development systems engineers. The recent Hays Quarterly Report for IT (January-March) warned … Continue reading DevOps jobs in hot demand

30
Dec 14

What are the common bottlenecks to DevOps?

 The road to embrace DevOps can be a long continuous journey. With around 60% of CIO’s planning to use DevOps to manage the development of their software and systems, governance needs to be in place to ensure the implementation is successful. One of the main goals of DevOps is to improve the overall workflow in … Continue reading What are the common bottlenecks to DevOps?

29
Dec 14

The most important things you need to know about DevOps?

 Global DevOps expert Gene Kim has recently released a white paper which collates the top 11 things you need to know about Devops. With 60% of enterprise in Australia now implementing DevOps in some form, his findings could be vital in ensuring the implementation is successful. Here is a selection of the key points included … Continue reading The most important things you need to know about DevOps?

04
Dec 14

Who will win the race for cloud supremacy in Government?

 If you have been following my blogs over the last few months, you would have noted a number of articles focused in on the transition State and Federal departments to a more service based ICT model. The move to this model has come on the back of a real need for government to catch up with other OECD nations, … Continue reading Who will win the race for cloud supremacy in Government?

28
Nov 14

Will traditional IT roles and functions soon become obsolete?

 “A number of researches have indicated that in the next three to five years a number of traditional IT roles and functions will no longer exist and a number of roles and functions which we have not even thought of will evolve”. A couple of weeks back I caught up with Dinsha Palkhiwala, Associate at … Continue reading Will traditional IT roles and functions soon become obsolete?

14
Nov 14

How to strike the right balance between ‘IT Service’ and ‘Security’?

Emerging IT platforms such as DevOps, Agile and Lean are transforming the way we do business.  Your business may be well on its way to adopting these new strategies or you may be exploring how the frameworks can co-exist and be integrated into your existing legacy system. Most certainly these platforms can offer businesses more … Continue reading How to strike the right balance between ‘IT Service’ and ‘Security’?