1. DevOps Days NZ 2016

    On Friday 30th September, a colleague and I spoke at Devops Days 2016 in Wellington. …


  2. Building Continuous Delivery for Healthlink

    My team at Healthlink have just finished a proof of concept around Continuous Delivery. Here’s the writeup, sanitised for the internet. …


  3. The Gospel of Doubt

    Casey Gerald is an amazing speaker. He spoke at Webstock about belief, and doubt. …


  4. Overtime is dead, long live Overtime.

    We started Overtime last year bemoaning the lack of social eSports being played in New Zealand, not fully understanding the reason behind that absence. Well, now we do. It’s really hard to do it properly. It takes a bunch of time, coordination, and passion. …


  5. The Fraud of Authenticity

    So it struck me that the more I reflect and refine the thoughts I have on the speakers at Webstock 2016, the more I want to write it down somewhere. Alcoholism will eventually take my brain, so it would serve me well to log down my thoughts. It’s also good practice for building opinions and learning how to communicate better. …


  6. What I learned at Webstock 2016

    Over the last few days, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking. Thinking about what, and why should you care? I’m not sure I know the answer to those questions any more. …


  7. Overtime's Tech Stack

    Overtime New Zealand is a social video game league for corporates. Companies get together and play games against each other for bragging rights, e-peen and other critically important reasons, like proving that you’re better at Dota 2 then X_MAIN_RIVAL_FIRM. …


  8. New Year Update

    It’s been a while between posts. Here’s Why: …


  9. Change

    Oh the times, they are a changin’ …


  10. Continuous Delivery

    The work that I’ve been doing for the past few months has been pretty interesting. At the moment it takes developers working on one of our ventures about an hour and a half to two hours to deploy code to a test or prod machine. It used to take a second venture a similar amount of time to do the same task, but the process we’ve implemented for them has reduced that significantly. Once the process is completed across both ventures, our team will have reduced that deployment time enough, that the product owners for those ventures will effectively gain 20% more points for work per sprint. …