Platform Engineering

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

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    Tech delivery challenges affecting market share and how to navigate them

    Posted by Charu Agarwal on 01 December 2020

    Digital Transformation, agility, Modern Engineering, Software Delivery, service delivery

    Once upon a time, I believed that the global multinational organisations who were thriving when I was growing up could not be shaken, that they were too large and well established in their respective domains for new players to enter.

    My observations from periods of economic turmoil such as the pandemic, the global...

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    The monumental rise of "Buy Now Pay Later" Solutions

    Posted by Nikolaos Nikoletopoulos on 20 November 2020

    Open Banking, open data, fintech

    Show me the Money

    You probably have heard of one of the Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) platforms: Afterpay, Openpay, ZipPay, Sezzle, Klarna, and lately Paypal?; as the graph above from the Reserve Bank of Australia indicates, credit cards are on the decline and BNPLs are on the rise. I believe the key lies with the fact...

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    Map your way to understanding and agreement

    Posted by Liz Douglass on 04 November 2020

    DevOps, Modern Engineering, Mapping

    "Surely this is a simple change" or "I've got a nephew that built a mobile app in days".

     

    These are common reactions from stakeholders immediately after they hear the expected cost to get a new feature/product into the hands of their customers. These needn't be difficult conversations - you just need a map to...

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    Transform your data with dbt and Serverless architecture

    Posted by Emad Elagouz on 28 October 2020

    Serverless, DevOps, automation, aws, Fast-Data

    This article is co-written with Robert Li 

    Robert is a Lead in the Data Team at AMP Capital.

    He is passionate about building data and analytics applications that empower people to do their best work.

    What this article is not

    We love dbt and believe it is a great tool to manage your data transformation. This article...

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    Contract-First API Development using Dell Boomi and Azure API Management

    Posted by Sarah Fernando on 22 October 2020

    Azure, Azure API Management, CICD, Integration, Azure Resource Manager, DevOps, Microsoft Azure, Azure DevOps, Boomi, Dell Boomi, DPE

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    At Deloitte Platform Engineering (DPE), we hold a substantial digital footprint within the Platform Engineering and Systems Integration national practice, offering professional services to meet clients' needs. Our strength comes from an expansive portfolio in providing innovative consulting services to cloud...

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    Internal and external capability: both is best

    Posted by Liz Douglass on 15 October 2020

    DevOps, Modern Engineering, Software Delivery

    Something I’ve consistently observed in my career is the difference in capabilities between in-house and consulting engineering teams. I absolutely believe there is a need for both and the challenge for CIOs is to strike the right balance between the two. Why both? See my example below.

     

     

    Internal team members...

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    Message Transformation: Enterprise Integration Patterns on Azure Integration Services

    Posted by Paco de la Cruz on 07 October 2020

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

    It is quite common that integration solutions interact with diverse applications, each with disparate data models and heterogeneous formats. In this post, we will discuss the Message Transformation patterns and how these can be implemented on Azure to overcome the challenges derived from working with different...

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    Speed up your IT delivery with modern engineering

    Posted by Liz Douglass on 29 September 2020

    DevOps, Modern Engineering, Software Delivery

    What I love about digital technology is that you can see the impact of your work more or less immediately. I also love that it’s always changing; we’re never done. There’s always work to do that improves the sales funnel or customer experiences. Or a new technology to incorporate. Or a new way of working. You can’t...

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    Reviewing the APIdays Strategy Agenda

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 11 September 2020

    APIs, platforms, strategy, Open Banking, APIdays, open data, ethics

    APIdays Australia LIVE is happening next week on September 15th and 16th. Registration to this online event is free and open now at: https://apidays.co/australia.

    Previously we talked about the overall event structure which - in addition to our invited keynotes - is split into three streams:

    • Strategy: the business...
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    Reviewing the APIdays Execution Agenda

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 10 September 2020

    APIs, security, APIdays, versioning, REST, governance, GraphQL

    APIdays Australia LIVE is happening next week on September 15th and 16th. Registration to this online event is free and open now at: https://apidays.co/australia.

    Previously we talked about the overall event structure which - in addition to our invited keynotes - is split into three streams:

    • Business: the business...
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