Frazier has spent 20 years in IT management, database administration and development for Insurance and Financial Services firms in London, back-filling other roles along the way. Currently to be found boring anyone in earshot about the DevOps and automation implications of financial compliance and audit.
The scale of change in the insurance and financial markets is such that there is little time for the application or database developer to sit back and work out ways of improving the delivery process. Over time, however, it is possible to improve the process so that individual heroics are required less and less as release and deployment become more managed and predictable. It can be messy and error-prone at times but the long-term benefits make the struggle worthwhile.… Read more