Platform Engineering

We regularly write about our technical experiences (good and bad) and what we're learning from the market.

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    Culture and Principles at the Heart of Enterprise Agility

    Posted by Suhen Pather on 03 July 2019

    Agile, culture, spotify, lean, project delivery

    Organisations are under immense pressure to accelerate product delivery, manage changing priorities, increase productivity, improve project visibility and enhance software quality. These challenges are leading organisations to adopt new ways of working using Lean and Agile at Scale frameworks in their complex program...

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    APIdays Returns to Melbourne

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 03 July 2019

    APIs, containers, kubernetes, Fast-Data, Open Banking, APIdays, open data, cloud computing, ethics

    APIdays returns to Melbourne on September 19 and 20. This is our seventh event in Australia/New Zealand on top of 40+ APIdays events globally. As we plan for this year and our call for speakers it is worth looking back at the last 12 months in an API connected world.

    Open Banking and Open Data

    Financial services...

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    TimeKeeper: Using Azure Logic Apps to generate updates from Tempo in Jira

    Posted by Kris Barton on 28 June 2019

    Azure, Azure Functions, Logic Apps, automation, innovation, transparency, TimeKeeper

    Two of the more consistent problems faced by service management professionals are transparency around billed hours and a lack of automation within this space. At Deloitte Operate, we leverage Jira Tempo to keep track of our clients’ billed hours and current utilisation levels. 

    Currently, Jira Tempo lacks...

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    Through a Fathers Eye - A Deloitte Dad Poem

    Posted by Sivapalan Sasindran on 25 June 2019

    mental health, wellbeing, work life balance, career break, return to work, people & culture, life at deloitte, Parental Leave

    The Wake-Up Call

    "Dha! Dha! Dha! Dha!" a cheeky smile and her beautiful eyes - This is my wake-up call.

    I gaze across and I never imagined how much joy it could bring. 

    Her gorgeous miniature self. No alarms. No morning meeting rushes.

    Notifications silenced.

    My baby girl. This is my wake-up call.

    We trade faces,...

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    'Little' things

    Posted by Chris Chio on 12 June 2019

    Join Our Team, Employee Happiness, Careers, Slack, culture, work life balance, people & culture, life at deloitte

    DPE – A different perspective

     

    Deloitte Platform Engineering (DPE), as the name implies, encapsulates who we are in a nutshell – a highly skilled and agile engineering team (yes, a team of engineers) with the backing of a world-class firm modernising and delivering high-value solutions for our customers.

    As shown in...

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    Messaging Endpoints: Enterprise Integration Patterns on Azure Integration Services

    Posted by Paco de la Cruz on 05 June 2019

    Azure Functions, Enterprise Integration Patterns, Logic Apps, Service Bus, Azure Event Grid, Azure Integration Services

    In the previous post of the series, I described how messages can be transmitted from a sender application to intended receiver applications through Messaging Channels, and how the Azure Integration Services can be leveraged to implement these Enterprise Integration Patterns. Messaging Endpoints are the application...

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    Messaging Channels: Enterprise Integration Patterns on Azure Integration Services

    Posted by Paco de la Cruz on 09 May 2019

    Azure Functions, Enterprise Integration Patterns, Logic Apps, Service Bus, Azure Event Grid, messaging, Azure Integration Services

    In the previous post of the series, I covered how application data are to be serialised and packaged into messages so they can be transmitted between applications. In this post, I’ll describe the Messaging Channels patterns, which focus on solving the challenges of transmitting messages from a sender application to...

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    6 Ways Passing Secrets to ARM Templates

    Posted by Justin Yoo on 24 April 2019

    Azure Resource Manager, ARM Templates, DevOps, Azure Key Vault, Azure Pipelines, YARM CLI, Azure DevOps, Linked Templates

    Whenever you deal with ARM templates, you always face to handle some sensitive information. This is mainly for API keys handling. How can you cope with those values other than hard-code them into the templates? There are six different ways to handle them we’re going to discuss in this post.

    1. Use ARM Template...

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    Knocking on Azure's Front Door

    Posted by Ross McDermott on 18 April 2019

    Azure, Azure Front Door, Networking

    If you too identify as unapologetically 'geeky', join our team as we seek to solve wicked problems within Complex Programs, Process Engineering, Integration, Cloud Platforms, DevOps & more!

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    Dashboarding JVM metrics from OpenShift pods

    Posted by James Garner on 16 April 2019

    docker, kubernetes, openshift, grafana, dashboard, influxdb, jolokia, jmx

    Recently on a client engagement, I needed to extract some real-time metrics from some Mule pods running in an OpenShift environment. At that point in time, we were engaged in a performance testing activity, and while the tests were actually passing successfully, the lack of visibility into the pods made me nervous. I...

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