Platform Engineering

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


    Establishing Guardrails with Azure DevOps Pipelines

    Posted by Ross McDermott on 03 March 2021

    Microsoft, Delivery, Microsoft Azure, Azure Pipelines, Azure DevOps, cloud computing

    With the constant evolution of governance, compliance and security, it can be a daunting prospect to balance best practices while promoting lean and efficient delivery approaches.

    In this post, we will walk through and demonstrate how using best practices pipeline structures, standardisation, and cross-team...

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    Top 4 considerations when preparing a Statement of Work

    Posted by Mike Walker on 19 April 2018

    Agile, Article, Delivery, Statement of Work, SOW


    Are you a project manager in a large enterprise about to engage vendors for some work? 

    Preparing and delivering a Statement of Work (SOW) for an enterprise customer can seem like a monumental task. Keeping in mind these four key points during the project discovery phase will assist Project Leads and...

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    Delivering Successful Outcomes on Multi-Vendor Systems Integration Projects

    Posted by Joern Staby on 05 April 2018

    Agile, Development, Article, Delivery, Technology


    No two systems integration projects are the same, given the large number of applications, platforms and component subsystems that can be brought together to function as an integrated system, and the wide range of business requirements and business outcomes that are typically pursued.

    This article...

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    5 Reasons Why Great Integrations are like Great Relationships

    Posted by Admin on 05 February 2018

    Integration, Blog, Delivery

     As an Analyst we live and breathe the value integration brings to organisations, yet we still find that it is often an after thought. Here are my top 5 reasons you should prioritise integration in your organisation.


    1. Communication is king

    We value communication highly in all aspects of our life, it is how we...

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    Continuous Delivery with Go

    Posted by Admin on 30 June 2014

    Delivery, tech, gocd

    Here at Deloitte Platform Engineering Continuous Delivery has become a central part of the way we work. Naturally, we were very excited by the news that ThoughtWorks – who introduced Continuous Delivery (CD) to the world – have recently open-sourced their CD server software ‘Go’.

    To realise value from a solution you...

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    Working with an Offshore Development Team

    Posted by Andy Evans on 11 February 2014


    In the past few years I’ve had the opportunity to work with a number of clients on projects that have involved collaboration between onshore design and offshore development teams. A couple of areas that have struck a chord are how rarely the onshore/offshore relationship is managed effectively and even more so, how...

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