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Matthew Skelton
Works at Skelton Thatcher Consulting Ltd
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Why should I bother collecting metrics? How can they help me? My CFD is pretty and colourful, but what is it actually trying to tell me? CFD, control chart, lead time distribution, percentiles...Metrics can be daunting to start with but if you know how to interpret them they can really take your Kanban system to the next level - drive continuous improvement and forecast the future! It’s much easier than you think, no need for complex maths or exp...
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Almost over decades, internal IT organizations have been busy trying to understand how to move away from technology focused 20th century type of IT to more modern, customer and service oriented organizations. The several evolutions steps of the ITIL frame work has been the widely accepted guide ...
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Containerization and microservice architectures are commonly resulting in highly distributed systems with large numbers of dynamic and ephemeral instances that
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In 2015 the University of Oxford will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of computer visionary Ada Lovelace. The centrepiece of the celebrations will be a display at the University of
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"SQL Server with Service Broker remains the most robust and secure way of implementing a service-oriented architecture on Windows servers."
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When we think of traditional development and production operations, we often put everything into a linear software delivery pipeline that starts with a
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"How do you plan to trace the interactions between different microservices in a production environment?:
We log as much as is reasonable."
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+Matthew Skelton nice, thanks for the link. Looks like a good talk.
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Microsoft advisory dramatically raises the number of vulnerable end-user devices.
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Continuous Delivery specialist. DevOps enthusiast. Operability nut.
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  • Skelton Thatcher Consulting Ltd
    Co-founder and Principal Consultant, 2014 - present
  • thetrainline.com
    Build & Deployment Architect, 2011 - 2014
  • Priocept
    Technical Director
  • DevDoctor
    Senior Engineer
  • Porism
    Senior Software Engineer
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I build software systems and geek out over music and language.
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Celebrating Ada Lovelace - An exhibition | BCS Academy of Computing
academy.bcs.org

In 2015 the University of Oxford will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of computer visionary Ada Lovelace. The centrepiece of th

The end of the good old ITIL world | | Vom Kennen zum Können zum Tun
blog.itil.org

Almost over decades, internal IT organizations have been busy trying to understand how to move away from technology focused 20th century typ

Data Governance and Your Company’s Legal Department - DATAVERSITY
www.dataversity.net

by Angela Guess Malcolm Chisholm of Information Management recently wrote, “As data governance becomes increasingly part of the business (ra

What's wrong with my private cloud ...
blog.gardeviance.org

These days, I tend not to get too involved in cloud (having retired from the industry in 2010 after six years in the field) and my focus is

Controlling SQL Configuration Drift
www.scriptrock.com

Controlling database configuration drift is a tricky subject, but learn how GuardRail makes it simple and easy.

Do men interrupt more than women? Yes, they do.
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About a month ago at work I overheard one woman complaining to another woman about a man’s habit of interrupting everyone in meetings. Then

Heuristic Outcomes by Ade Oshineye: Awkward questions for those boarding...
blog.oshineye.com

Why isn't this a library? What heuristics do you use to decide when to build (or extract) a service versus building (or extracting) a librar

It's Not Waste, It's Learning | Javalobby
java.dzone.com

In one my my rare weekends at home, I found myself on a pottery course (this is the sort of thing that happens when you’re a “yes” person).O

There is no such thing as NoOps: it is an awful word | The IT Skeptic
www.itskeptic.org

There is no term I detest more than "NoOps". NoOps means nothing runs, which means the business comes to a halt. "NoOps" is provocative, ali

Does Agile require cultural change? | Javalobby
java.dzone.com

If Woody Allen were an Agile Coach Consultant he might say: “#Agile without culture change is an empty experience; but as empty experience g

Tasty, interesting xmas menu, with pork belly pizza and scrummy puddings. However, it was the service which really shone. One of our table was blind, and the skill, care, and understanding shown by our server (female, ex-music student) was exemplary; without fussing, she helped to make everyone feel at home, placing sauces and drinks at convenient arms-reach and noting verbally where they were on the table. Also, the Braille menu was easy to read, and even had amusing anecdotes at the back. Definitely worth a visit if you have Braille-reading friends or colleagues.
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