So long and thanks for the fish … leaving Microsoft

So after 5 great years at Microsoft UK it’s time for me to say so long as I move on to new things although I fully expect to remain part of the Microsoft ecosystem and still haunt the corridors of the UK Campus from time to time! So what does a Microsoft Architect do after…

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The Pig, The Banker and the Cloud

A story of cloud awareness This is the story of the Banker and the Pig. It is not based on any specific single reality but on the collection of many factors. It’s based on the presentation I prepared called Unbundling the bank. ”Oh no!”, says the (fictional) Banker (not related to any actual banker I…

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Unbundling the Bank @ CloudCamp

The other night I tried my hand at a 5 minute cloudcamp presentation which was mad and to be honest didn’t go according to plan! But hey I’ve put all that down to life-long-learning now and in probably talking to the wrong audience! Below is the deck I presented and for some most baffling reason,…

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Why projects fail? It’s all the business’ fault!

Maybe it’s because I’ve been on leave and enjoying the late spring surf of Cornwall but I’ve come to realise that it’s not all been ITs fault after all! Fundamentally, we’ve spent far too long blaming ourselves for the failure of IT to deliver on it’s promise to the business and I hereby declare that…

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