Seniority, strength, and serendipity - what makes a good lead developer?

Like many other people, I fell into a lead developer role, mainly because I found myself part of a team that had no leader. The idea of self-organising teams makes a lot of sense to me, but I think that...

Women in Technology is an issue for everyone

Last week Thursday (28th of Jan) a few of our ladies and a gent had the opportunity to attend the inaugural Women of Silicon Roundabout conference. Over 200 women and men working in technology were present at the conference and...

Voxxed Bristol Feb. 25th 2016

What’s the technology / architecture / way of working that will be big this year? You’re not alone if you’re not sure. The Voxxed Days Bristol conference will highlight some of these big choices over the space of 18 talks,...

Docker Continuous Delivery Workflows

So this big new world of containers has come along, and with it we are solving a lot of problems we previously had with virtual machines, and we are developing much more elegant solutions to problems as a community. One...

Specialism Constrains Throughput

Why Specialisms Within a Team Leads to Constraints on Productivity Tim, a good developer, has been working on a story. “Fred, I need the build configuration changed to pick up the new component I’ve added.” Fred responds, “okay, I can...

Techniques on transforming your team to create a better culture

We are all individuals - our experiences and personality affect who we are and how we see the world. We all learn in different ways and grasp concepts at different rates. Some of us need to fully understand how a...

Creating a CXF REST service with Camel Blueprint

CXF and Blueprint Before diving into the main content I’ll just give some short snippets about the technology used here. Camel is a framework which implements all the (widely-used) enterprise integration patterns and allows for communication between multiple transports (JMS,...

Is REST Best in a Microservices Architecture?

During my journey into microservices, it has become apparent that the majority of online sample/howto posts regarding implementation focus solely on REST as a means for microservices to communicate with each other. Because of this, you could be forgiven for...

Meet our Team

In a recent blog article, Tom spoke about the “Find a Tech Job In London” meetup that was hosted by Capgemini. If you missed the meetup or if you’re still looking for an exciting opportunity, why not consider joining Capgemini?...

New Year, New Career?

If your New Year’s resolution will be ‘find a new job’ now’s the time to start looking for that new and exciting opportunity. On Thursday 26th November Capgemini will be hosting the Find A Tech Job In London (FATJIL) meetup...