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Understanding DevOps DNA virtual event

David Struth

 Our latest webinar, entitled 'Understanding DevOps DNA', was hosted by Nominet and focused on how to build and contribute towards more effective DevOps teams. This deep dive session is ideal for DevOps leaders and professionals that are looking for inspiration on how to manage the moving parts of technology ideation and delivery to create better business outcomes.

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Designing for Financial Inclusion and the Unbanked Webinar

Naomi Madison

Stott and May partnered with Centrepoint to bring you our most recent webinar, 'Designing for Financial Inclusion and the Unbanked'.

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Agile Valley: 9 Dysfunctions of Agile Virtual Event

David Struth

Stott and May recently partnered up with Giles Lindsay, CTO at Digital Ventures, to host a our latest Agile Valley event in the form of a webinar entitled '9 Dysfunctions of Agile'.

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Agile Valley Java MeetUp: GDPR - The Technical Challenges & Opportunities

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Gianni Boscarato

Last week (Tuesday, February 13th, 2018) Stott and May partnered up with Exonar to host a Java MeetUp which presented the technical challenges and opportunities around the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which I’m delighted to say was hugely successful.

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5 'out there' interview questions for Enterprise Architects

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Simeon Evans

Effective Enterprise Architect interview questions get beneath the surface and reveal important truths about the candidate. Throwing in some ‘out there’ questions can help interviewers really understand the candidate, while allowing the candidate to reveal a bit more of themselves through their answers.

'Vision' is one of the key things that business leaders look for when hiring their next 'go to advisor' on all things technical. In fact, our latest research 'Does Enterprise Architecture need a re-brand?' has highlighted that 58% of respondents stated it was the number one quality they look for in an Enterprise Architect. But in a backdrop where 52% feel that the role is being watered down, we caught up with Simeon Evans to find out his top 5 - slightly 'out there'- Enterprise Architect interview questions that draw out the candidates capable of bridging the balance of technology, people and politics to create tangible - short term - value. 

 

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When it comes to developers is it all about location, location, location?

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Gianni Boscarato

Over the last two years around 90% of my day to day activity has been spent talking to developers. It's my job. So it’s safe to say I have had a fair amount of exposure into the thought processes developers go through when it comes to looking for their next role. It's an issue I have been facinated by for some time and to take it to the next level I decided to conduct a survey to get to the bottom of what really attracts developers to a role - the money, the opportunity or the location?

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