Life at AL: From a Consulting Engineer
It’s common knowledge that there is an industry-wide struggle in hiring great DevOps Engineers. We pride ourselves on having some of the top experts in the industry, and this blog series aims to get to know some of our engineers and highlight how we create an environment to not only attract top talent but also […]
High-Performing DevOps Teams by Nick Barton
Software Development has changed over the years. DevOps has taken the Technology Industry by storm, moving beyond the buzzword and becoming an integral part of every high functioning IT teams strategy. But are companies really using DevOps to their advantage and getting the best out of their teams? One of our lead engineers, Nick Barton, […]
UK IT Industry Awards: Young IT Professional Finalists!
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and Computing launched this year’s UK IT Industry Awards to recognise exceptional organisations, people, projects and products. We had 4 entries shortlisted across 3 categories including Best Workplace in IT, UK Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Young IT Professional of the Year. We are delighted to have AL’s achievements recognised […]
Collaborating for Results. Part Two.
Following on from our initial conversation, we’ve been speaking with lead engineer, Nick Barton. Nick has just rolled off one of our biggest projects following a great success in a major release and we’ll be speaking to him about how he’s managed the team who succeeded in this. The release was a substantial Azure migration […]
Leadership Team Development at AL with Georg Fasching
At AL we regularly post blogs discussing our passion for growing and maintaining a great Company culture, living our values and keeping our people and our clients at the heart of all we do. In fact our two founders described their views just recently when being interviewed about what it meant to them to place […]
A guide to embracing the Automation Revolution
Despite the market hype and doom-mongering hyperbole, automation is not going to bring about the apocalypse anytime soon. But it is going to change the way we work dramatically. As automation specialists, we see it as our duty to make sure the automation revolution brings about a new normal that will improve industry not destroy it. […]
An interview with Fazan Habib and Shannon Goddard-Rable Celebrating Growth at AL and hiring top tech talent
Automation Logic is the 3rd best small employer in the UK in 2018. In the last 12 months, we’ve scaled up substantially, which brings a new and exciting set of challenges such as how to retain our fantastic culture of high trust and autonomy as we grow. One of the reasons our people like working […]
Why I chose AL by Abdul Wahid
As a soon-to-be graduate, I asked my friends what to expect when starting a full-time job. Their answers were, unfortunately, mostly negative. They talked about some previous negative experiences, where they were given limited autonomy or personalisation in their role. This honesty pushed me to look for a job in a company that not only […]
‘Passing over the Torch’
‘Passing over the torch’ While our Chief of Staff, Vicky, was on maternity leave from summer 2017, Rajashri Chakraborty stepped in on a fixed term contract to run the HR operations of the business. Rajashri quickly got to grips with the opportunity, assisting with and leading some major projects including launching our flexible benefits platform, […]
Does DevOps Make Sense for Large Organisations? By Kris Saxton
DevOps is a new organisational model which attempts to better connect workers with the users of their products and services by foregoing the traditional grouping of people by function for a grouping by product or service. Anyone who has worked in a ‘tiger team’ or some other kind of task force, where people are drawn […]
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