Category: DevOps

DevOps is the continuous delivery of prioritised value to an organisation. DevOps includes the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), from CI through to the final deployment and monitoring of the features that are successfully integrating to master and, from there, through automated test, configuration, release and deployment processes. The term DevOps was originated in 2009 by Patrick Debois as he described how agile processes could be used to build DevOps teams that were agile in nature. These teams were cross functional self organising and broke down silos between test, release and deployment and support teams.

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, 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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DevOps, DevOps tools, Pipeline automation

DevOps can facilitate architecture change

2 minute read

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 adds customer value and the [......]

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DevOps culture, DevOps Simulation

Daysha Simulates DevOps

3 minute read

To register for our free DevOps Simulation in London on the 31st March 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. Today's younger workforce have grown [......]

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Blog, DevOps Case study

Ryanair’s DevOps Journey

4 minute read

This blog on Ryanair's DevOps Journey is based on a presentation made by Alan Coates (Head of Planning and Delivery Ryanair Labs) at the Atlassian European Conference in Barcelona in May 2017. Also included are links to other Daysha offers and content which are relevant to how Daysha assists Ryanair Labs in their ongoing journey. Ryanair will tell you their [......]

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DevOps Best Practice, DevOps Case study

Atlassian Summit Europe Learnings

4 minute read

On May 2nd - 4th, 4 members of the Daysha team attended the first European Atlassian Summit in Barcelona. This blog is a collection of information gathered throughout the summit whether it be by attending various talks or speaking to other attendees. The Daily Telegraph This presentation was made at the Atlassian Summit conference in Barcelona May 3rd 2017 by [......]

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