Needs extra legroom on planes
Hey I’m Nick! I build & lead teams who create products & solutions that help people do more.
I am a passionate technical leader & full-stack software architect with over 14 years’ experience in designing & delivering large–scale commercial cloud SaaS software solutions, predominantly using Microsoft technologies.
As a hands-on leader, I have a proven track record of building effective on-site & remote software teams, based on the sharing of good practice, defining clear processes, implementing best-of-breed systems and shipping quality code.
Mobile News Awards 2018
Had an amazing night at the Mobile News Awards 2018 at the Hilton Park Lane with Michelle & Rakesh 🥂
Speed Networking @ CodeClan, Glasgow
Today I spent the morning meeting students at CodeClan in Glasgow. The team is helping nurture new talent in the Scottish software scene via an
DevOps: Remove the space. Make better products.
The route to DevOps is a cultural shift which is integral to the success of any software business. You might not do it all right
Art of Working in Wood
Strathclyde University‘s Centre for Lifelong Learning has an amazing workshop called FABLAB, which is home to loads of high-spec tools & equipment. Graham Murdoch runs
Layer Case Study – Voice2Voice
My name is Warren Stroud and I am the Managing Director at Voice2Voice Ltd. We are a international business that have been in business since
Layer Case Study – Tru Solutions
I’m Mat Whyman, head of marketing, and key account manager for Tru Solutions. Tru Solutions are a complete business communications provider. We offer mobile, fixed
Removing Bottlenecks in Growing Software Teams
Juggling innovation with day-to-day maintenance in a small software team can be challenging. Staying innovative & creative is key to ensuring your product or service
London Marathon 🥇
Thanks to my awesome friends & family for helping me raise £1,775 for the British Lung Foundation.
Taming SQL Server Transaction Logs
Ensuring your log files are in good shape when using SQL Server with AlwaysOn Availability Groups is essential and should be an integral part of
Layer Press Adverts
Time for a trip down memory lane! I’ve compiled a list of older Layer press adverts from the early days of our product.
Kilmarnock Standard – Week 2
Week #2 in the Kilmarnock Standard – Must have been a quiet news week!
Kilmarnock Standard – Week 1
Kilmarnock Standard – June 1991. Thanks Mum & Dad!