Back to Front 1.0.7 – Serverless Architecture

Serverless Architecture in a nutshell I had been scratching my head for the past few weeks, wondering what I should write my next post about. Should I delve more into Agile methodologies? Should I focus on tech stacks? But then I noticed that a lot of the community was starting to buzz about serverless architecture,… [Read More]

Back to Front 1.0.6 – Lean

In the series “Back to Front” our consultant Eoghain looks at the latest developments, releases and news in technologies from (you guessed it) the Back-end to the Front.  In the latest installment, Eoghain talks us through lean principles.  Agile Methodologies: Lean Part 1: Lean principles In this blog, I’d like to continue to look at… [Read More]

The Mentor Relationship: Paying It Forward

“Sometimes you can’t pay it back, so you just pay it forward” Randy Pausch The world is a confusing and complex place. Most of us do our best to navigate it in the best manner possible in order to bring success to ourselves, protect our loved ones and benefit to the world. One of the… [Read More]

Back To Front 1.0.5 – Test Driven Development

In the series “Back to Front” our consultant Eoghain looks at the latest developments, releases and news in technologies from (you guessed it) the Back-end to the Front.  In the latest installment, Eoghain talks us through test driven development.  Agile methodologies: Test Driven Development Delving into agile methodologies over the years, one of the most… [Read More]

Go Your Own Way: Commuting Alternatives & the Personal Transport Revolution

According to Census 2016, nearly 2m people across the Republic commute into cities dotted along the coast of our little island on a daily basis, with the average journey taking 28.2 minutes. Those of us who commute to Dublin city centre may find this figure somewhat incredulous at times, with my own journey from the… [Read More]

Back to Front 1.0.4 – Mob Programming

In the series “Back to Front” our consultant Eoghain looks at the latest developments, releases and news in technologies from (you guessed it) the Back-end to the Front.  In the latest installment, Eoghain gives his thoughts on mob programming.    Ever since I first heard about Pair Programming and other Agile methodologies I have been… [Read More]

Sparking Sustainability: The 88th Annual Geneva Motor Show

The 88th Annual Geneva Motor Show traditionally heralds the beginning of the vehicle design showcasing season throughout European metropolises, travelling via London, Frankfurt en route to Paris in October. As such, auto manufacturers, depending on their market scope, will often use the premier event to herald the arrival of groundbreaking concept cars, revitalised design languages… [Read More]

A Changing Landscape: From The Valley To The Slopes To The Docks

For years the place that has been eponymous when anybody mentions tech companies is Silicon Valley. Home to companies like Facebook, Google, Apple, LinkedIn etc. and with a thriving tech and entrepreneurial ecosystem it has been held aloft. However, in recent years there has been another location that has been gaining traction and producing some… [Read More]

Back To Front 1.0.3 – Microservice Architecture

In the series “Back to Front” our consultant Eoghain looks at the latest developments, releases and news in technologies from (you guessed it) the Back-end to the Front.  In the latest installment, Eoghain gives his thoughts on microservice architecture.  Yes it is an architecture trend, yes it has its fanboys and fangirls... and yes I… [Read More]

Thinking Inside The Box: Sustaining Innovation and Nintendo Labo

As we move through 2018, the gamers among us will note that 2017 was widely acknowledged as a somewhat underwhelming year for innovation in the market. Uprated versions of the PS4 and Xbox One, while intriguing, boasted little of interest beyond subtle hardware improvements. Similarly, adoption of the rather excellent PlayStation VR remained somewhat of… [Read More]