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One Feature at a Time (1FaaT™)

2 minute read

I had always promised myself I would write a business book and the lockdown created the time and headspace to do so. I have been attending conferences and meetups on the topic of Agile and DevOps for over 5 years and ideas had formed in my mind which I hadn't heard elsewhere. It was time to keep my promise. The [......]

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Agile Best Practice, Blog, Uncategorized

Remote working learnings

2 minute read

Last Friday after work a group of customers and colleagues got together for a zoom beer. This particular group had presented six months ago at an event Daysha ran in Dublin. We discussed new behaviours we would bring into business as usual – when remote working is optional. Each person was asked to prepare 2 ideas … and here are [......]

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Agile Best Practice, DevOps, DevOps Best Practice, DevOps Case study

Customer Stories at DevOps Dublin Event 27th Nov 2019

4 minute read

In general most of our speakers addressed this topic with war stories all of which illustrated that most organisations need to get out of their own way if they are to be agile. Overcoming individual and collective scepticism about what Agility and DevOps actually are were called out as initial blockers. Misalignment with supporting business functions, such as finance or [......]

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DevOps training

DevOps Executive Summit 2019

5 minute read

We attended the DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES) in London at the end of June 2019 and below are some of the highlights we picked up on. In the coming weeks we will publish more detailed blogs on some of these topics.  If you want further information or our notes/slides please email info@dayshaconsulting.com In Italics is what we heard from various [......]

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DevOps, DevOps Best Practice, DevOps culture

Waterfall Mindset Limitations

4 minute read

What is Waterfall Mindset? This blog is not long enough to answer the question posed. But here is a current example we are encountering. Building modern systems is difficult. New cloud and hybrid architectures are complex and need experimentation as an approach to evaluate viability. Whats needed is a fail fast mindset but Waterfall is an avoid risk and never [......]

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DevOps Best Practice, DevOps culture, Fintech

Fincode 2019

4 minute read

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 in Europe. This event is [......]

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DevOps, DevOps Simulation, DevOps training

Gamifying the SDLC

2 minute read

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 offering the opportunity to engage [......]

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DevOps, DevOps Best Practice, DevOps Case study, DevOps process, Fintech

Why is DevOps Change Management difficult

3 minute read

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 managers attempts to deliver DevOps. [......]

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