Category: Role of the CIO

The First 100 Days of the New CISO: How to avoid the “Curse of Firefighting”?

With regards to many other C-level roles, the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) position is a fairly recent creation for many organisations. Although it started to emerge over 15 years ago, it has been spurred further recently by growing concerns over cybersecurity and highly publicized data breaches. Figuring out its right place within organisations is still quite a hot debate between management and security experts

#Insanity Ep2: Max Out Cardio (DevOps Performance Benchmarking)

Start by benchmarking the performance of your organisation with the rest of industry… Identify your constraints and then systematically remove the constraint.

Follow up with another Benchmark and repeat,

A Story of DevOps >> Episode 12. Resurrection

I started at BAE Systems on Monday 13th July 1998. Fresh-faced, ambitious and ready to take on the world. On Friday 13th July 2008, exactly 20 years later, I left BAE Systems to join DevOpsGroup as a Principal DevOps Consultant…

Software – it’s all about delivery

We are not all capable of, or willing to engage in, building and running a software team. So we look to a development partner, either onshore, nearshore or offshore to build this for us. I am now going to tell you the ONE thing that should be on your mind when you make this choice.