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    APIdays early-bird ends today!

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 02 September 2019

    APIdays, API Management

    Tickets have been selling fast for APIdays Melbourne on September 19th and 20th. So far we've been offering the early-bird price but the agenda is now complete and tickets go to full price tonight after 10pm.

    Act now because early-bird season ends tonight at 10pm!

    This year we've put together a fantastic agenda with...

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    APIdays - Modern Architecture for APIs

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 27 August 2019

    Architecture, Events, Microservices, Serverless, kubernetes, service mesh, APIdays

    APIdays is all about the business and technology of APIs. Last week I described some of the API management highlights at our Melbourne event on September 19th and 20th.

    Another important API dimension is the back-end architecture. How do you build APIs that are reliable, resilient, scalable and evolvable? 

    Last year...

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    In a Digital World, APIs are the Expression of Your Business

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 20 August 2019

    APIs, APIdays

    The APIdays Melbourne agenda is up and the consensus is that this will be the best APIdays yet! Hyperbole or not, we’re really excited by the program that we’ve been able to put together.

    In a digital world, APIs are the expression of your business. Whether internal or external, APIs represent the operating system of...

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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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    Containers Crossing the Chasm

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 14 September 2018

    strategy, containers, docker, kubernetes, PaaS

    Containers and allied mechanisms for application lifecycle management and orchestration are gaining a huge amount of attention in the tech community. A few recent surveys show that developers are the early adopters of this technology with operational use set to gain further traction in the next twelve months.

    Our...

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    It's the Autonomy, Stupid!

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 23 August 2017

    Microservices, platforms, api, innovation, agility, culture

    We make companies feel young again by helping them move faster, to be more nimble and creative. Many factors go into “feeling young” and all of them lie in that nexus of forces that are changing the way business and technology work together. The scale and the breadth of change can be bewildering but a closer look...

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    Sixtree to form Deloitte Platform Engineering!

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 19 July 2016

    news

    We often collaborate with other consultancies on projects and sometimes those collaborations can highlight the journey that we’ve been on over the last few years and the fundamental shift that is happening in the way that businesses use technology.

    Just over a year ago we started working with Deloitte Consulting on a...

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    Crisis of the Monolith

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 15 October 2014

    Architecture, Microservices

    Last week I gave a presentation at the first meetup for Melbourne Microservices. Since many of us are aware of the general characteristics of microservices I wanted to survey the broader context of forces driving the emergence of microservices as a potential new application architecture.

    The IT world is in the midst...

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    PaaS: Only a Part of The Composable Enterprise

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 26 September 2014

    Architecture, platforms, composable-enterprise

    Is PaaS the secret sauce for the Composable Enterprise? Certainly Warner Music Group and their CTO Jonathan Murray have put a lot of effort into using CloudFoundry as the container for applications in their new enterprise. But I think PaaS is only one side of the coin.

    Krish Subramanian as the Director of OpenShift...

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    The Digital Enterprise Shift

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 10 September 2014

    Architecture, platforms, composable-enterprise

    Continuing my series on the Composable Enterprise I’m looking at how different thought-leaders and organizations perceive the shift from our current methods of doing business to the digital platforms that will drive future, more agile businesses. This week I cover the “The Digital Enterprise Shift”, a whitepaper...

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