Change

As a West Ham fan change has been in the forefront of my mind this summer. For those that don’t know my team have moved to the sparkling new Olympic stadium, which is a far cry from our previous home ground, which was shall we say ‘characterful’ (others might call it decrepit)....

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Slow is the New Down

We at Daemon Solutions have worked with some of the UK's largest online retailers and understand, not only the importance of a website's availability but also the ever increasing expectation in performance and how it affects customer satisfaction.....

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Measurement is key to DevOps success

Recently I have been researching if there are any learnings that can be taken from the automotive industry and applied to DevOps and other areas of IT. I came across an excellent video which showed the build process of a Tesla Model S. One key thing I took from the video (apart from all the awesome robots) was;

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Daemon Solutions Charity Day 2016

At the inaugural Daemon Solutions charity day, the Daemonites were on a mission to down all things IT and don all things paint! It was time for us to give a little bit back.  Through the national Give & Gain Day, we found ourselves working with St Christopher’s Fellowship, a registered charity that provides care and accommodation to vulnerable and homeless young people through children’s homes, supported housing schemes and fostering placements.

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Run Steve, Run.

It was a cold but sunny Saturday morning on the 30th April 2016. One of our ‘Daemonites’ found himself stood amongst a throng of people on the banks of the River Thames at Richmond.  He was about to embark on a near-impossible task – to run 100 miles in 24 hours from Richmond to Oxford along the banks of the Thames for The Teenage Cancer Trust.

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This is a Man's World ...

It’s a dreary October day and yet I find myself in an effulgent meeting room at Daemon HQ. The team are all sat round a large imposing table in the depths of the building and I find myself, the lone female, opposite, adjacent & surrounded by the men.

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Transforming Delivery With Agile & DevOps - A Test Case

Do you need to transform your delivery capability, but unsure how? This test case will hopefully help you break down something that is often seen as insurmountable in to something achievable.

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5 Things I Took Away From The Retail Week Tech & eCom Conference

I thought I would share some insight that I gained from the Retail Week Tech & eCommerce 2015 over the last couple of days. 1) Christmas peak is coming - A great talk from Shop Direct CIO Andy Wolfe about what they are doing to delivery a seamless service for peak. - Remember - if you are worried about Christmas... Daemon work with major brands to get them ready for peak traffic. 

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apple watch - the future?

So 8 months into Apple Watch ownership and I thought I'd share my thoughts on day-to-day usage. 

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