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Ryanair’s DevOps Journey

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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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Waste not – Want not

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Why is that when you go to your local supermarket, nothing seems to be where it was last week! How come, when you visit a certain Swedish company that specialises in home products, you have to go around in circles to find the product you came in to buy? Why, in other words, do you always seem to spend more [......]

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DevOps Case Studies

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  This is a bank of DevOps Case Studies to help those tasked with implementing CI or CD. This can be a reality for organisations large and small independent of sector and technology. Because Daysha is focused on larger indigenous organisations our case studies are more oriented towards financial institutions with legacy technologies. This material has been assembled over the last [......]

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DevOps Can Be Stressful

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Stress. It’s a killer. We all recognize that some stress is good, but too much causes significant problems. However, if we can manage that stress, then results can be exceptional, whether that means your football team handles the stress of the occasion and wins the final, or your DevOps project team delivers on-time and to budget. How does stress enter [......]

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What is DevOps?

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DevOps is not easy to define. It is not a methodology, nor is it a set of tools and technologies. It is really an umbrella term for a set of strategies and a cultural shift in how modern organizations deliver value through IT. The goal of DevOps is to ensure that all aspects of your technology organization are aligned to [......]

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Enterprise Collaboration and Social Software Not Just a Fad

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Current research shows that 74% of all internet users spend some of their time on social networking sites. These numbers show just how important social media has become to the general population; however, growing trends in enterprise collaboration are proving that businesses are embracing these tools as well. Recently released research from Frost and Sullivan, a leading growth partnership company, reports [......]

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Resourcing, Outsourcing and ROI: A CIO’s Best Practices for IT Project Services

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We know that cloud technologies are here to stay. CIOs need to embrace cloud as part of their long term strategy. Organizations are outsourcing more and more of the management of their IT infrastructure. I came across this quote the other day: “Scalable solutions have reduced IT costs and channelled investment in innovation and digital change.” –in CIO Leadership, Digital [......]

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How Do You…Manage IT Department Overload?

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Business executives these days are in an innovation pressure cooker. Everywhere they turn, innovation is the buzz. Innovation makes headlines. Innovation captures investors’ imaginations. Innovation may bring in new types of customers. Stakeholders aren’t immune to “innovation fever.” In addition to demand for steady, if not increased, profits, stakeholders may be adding to the executives’ pressure with a mantra of [......]

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5 Tips for Effective IT Outsourcing

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Outsourcing isn’t exactly a new trend. One could even say that it is more or less mainstream and culturally accepted within IT organizations. Outsourcing has always been a popular way of decreasing costs while accessing world class talent. But that truth rings even louder in an era of constant technological change. Staying in front of technology means staying ahead of [......]

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2014: Will we see the death of the RFP?

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Let’s say you are a global IT firm in need of a partner to help develop a competitor to Apple’s iPhone. How will your requests to prospective outsourcing partners read? Will you ask for a smart phone designed to do exactly what the iPhone does (choice number one)? Or will you ask for a more open-ended proposal for a smart [......]

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