Tools, techniques and actionable advice to help you create and deliver an effective strategy. Slides and video in my write up.
A discussion with Neal Ford on technical strategy; what it is, how to create it and how to get buy-in. Watch here if you have an O'Reilly account.
QConPlus is an online conference with the same talks as QCon. How to avoid entropy in your microservices architecture. Slides and video are in my QCon write-up.
A panel about technical leadership, with the excellent Omosola Odetunde and Pat Kua. I've written some notes about what we covered.
A replay of my tech strategy talk, followed by a live Q&A, for a remote Tech Nottingham event. I've done a brief write-up.
How to create a technical strategy after launching a new product.
Video and slides are in my write-up.
How coding in the open can help speed up all stages of the release cycle. Delivered at Pipeline conference.
Video, slides and a great sketchnote are in my write-up.
An introduction to coding in the open and its benefits and challenges, and what my plans are for government Open Source as Open Source Lead. Delivered at GOTO Berlin.
An introduction to the web ops skills that will help you be a better developer. Delivered at FFConf.
I gave a keynote at VelocityEU about the work I've been leading at GDS on building a PaaS for government.Video is on YouTube and the slides are here.
I delivered a talk at UCISA, the conference for the Universities and Colleges Information Systems Association about the work I've been leading on investigating a PaaS for government. There is a video which you can find on this page (you may have to register).
My QCon talk on how we do DevOps on GOV.UK. Video is here, and the slides are on Slideshare There is also a nice write-up of it on the InfoQ site. It was listed as one of the top 5 presentations (edit: sadly link is now dead) from the event.
I gave a talk at the delightful Scotch on the Rocks in Edinburgh (sadly, no longer running) on my work on vCloud Tools – what we built, how we built it, some hard problems we faced and some tips on how to automate your own infrastructure. Slides are here.
I gave an Ignite talk based on my roof bug-fixing blog post.
A talk outlining some contraindications for Agile adoption. I delivered this in 2009 at XPDay, one of the main pro-Agile conferences, and it was very popular!
Strategic technology leader. CTO at Kooth, a company specialising in digital mental health. Previously Technical Director at the Financial Times, Technical Architect at the Government Digital Service.