Nick Kewney

Software Architect & Product Builder


Introducing Kilted Riders

This autumn, a small sub-group of Peloton users created a new Scottish group to compete in challenges. Check out our progress on the current challenge here. We gamified the challenge by creating an opt-in service to track the progress of rides, and award badges based on the week’s score!

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Iterating Continuous Deployment Strategy in Growing Software Teams

In order to release reliable software, deployments require a delicate balance of speed and reliability. At Layer Systems, we prioritise releasing new features, fast feedback loops and responsiveness to customer issues when they do occur. We have a team of software engineers who are all striving to be as productive as they can be, so ensuring …

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Comms Vision 2019

Michelle Livingstone & I spent last week at #CommsVision @ The Gleneagles Hotel in Auchterarder. As a sponsor of the event, we welcomed the opportunity to learn how Layer products can help channel partners, both now and in the future. Here are some snaps from the week.

Enterprise Software Development in 2019

This post was written after a discussion with a co-worker on the most suitable (yet adaptable) model for large-scale enterprise product development from architectural, team & technical perspectives. Starting Out Firstly, let’s think about our goals when forming a strategic model for a new product or service: Build a relevant & adaptable product that will scale …

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