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The IJYI Way Podcast is about the inner workings of a software delivery startup, covering everything from business, finance, software development, agile delivery and DevOps.

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SEASON TWO - Tech in lockdown - Survey results special!

Welcome back to The IJYI Way, we’re delighted to be here for Season 2 with a new-look show! Your hosts Andrew Walker and Chris Pont will be bringing you a mix of industry news and in-depth analysis of tech, business and software delivery.

In this episode we are delighted to be joined by Thea Goodluck, Entrepreneur Engagement Manager at Tech Nation. Thea discusses the results of IJYI’s recent industry survey “Technology Challenges During Lockdown” and gives us some fascinating insights into the growing tech sector in the East of England.

Half of strategic IT projects delayed as employers prioritise home working – read the full article

Download the full survey results

Tech Sector in the East - how organisations are coping amidst the Coronavirus pandemic

For this episode of The IJYI Way we couldn’t be together in the Ipswich Boardroom. Instead our guests recorded the session from their home office/spare room/bedroom/anywhere they could escape from the kids!

How Agile Delivers - Part 1

This week we’re discussing how Agile delivers and how we use Agile here at IJYI.

Our podcast stars this week are:
Chris Pont, CEO
Alan Jackson, Voice of Reason and COO
Robyne Birkby, Senior Business Analyst
Ben Rogers, Senior QA Engineer
Martin Dumbill, Business Development Manager

DevOps Deep Dive - The Stranger Things / Des O'Connor One

In our second DevOps Deep Dive podcast we bring the team back to discuss all things DevOps, tooling, automation and the future of DevOps….with a little Stranger Things and Des O’Connor thrown in!

Joining us on the podcast is:
Chris Pont, CEO
John Nicholson, CTO
Alan Jackson, COO and Voice of Reason
Tim Naish, Consultant.

DevOps Deep Dive

In this episode of The IJYI Way we chat to the IJYI team about the what, why and how of DevOps. The line-up this week includes:
Chris Pont, CEO
John Nicholson, CTO
Alan Jackson, COO
Tim Naish, Consultant.

With years of experience in software development and delivery the team give us some fascinating insights on what has changed in the world of IT. They discuss how DevOps can enabe IT teams to break down barriers and blockages to improve outcomes.

The Next Generation of Coders

Here is part two of our podcast on the next generation of coders. We were lucky to once again be joined by Matthew Applegate of Creative Computing Club. Matthew is an inspiring figure in the world of tech, he works with children from across our region to help them get into coding and tech from an early age and stick with it right through to university and employment.

 

We’re really excited about our podcast on the next generation of coders. Here we bring together a fantastic line-up of guests to discuss how we teach code in schools and how we can encourage more young people into a tech career and more diversity in tech.

We were delighted to be joined by Matthew Applegate of Creative Computing Club. Matthew is an inspiring figure in the world of tech, he works with children from across our region to help them get into coding and tech from an early age and stick with it right through to university and employment.

Software Delivery & Digital Transformation

In this episode of The IJYI Way podcast series we return for a more indepth look at software delivery and digital transformation.

We’re delighted to be joined again by Jim Overy, Head of IT and Change at Ipswich Building Society and the IJYI team – Robyne Birkby, Senior Business Analyst and Martin Dumbill, Business Development Manager join us alongside our COO Alan Jackson.

This week the team take a look at exactly what we mean by the term software delivery, and why digital transformation is so important to a business like Ipswich Building Society.

Software Delivery the IJYI way

5 Years in Business - Part 2

In this episode of The IJYI Way podcast series we look at software delivery and digital transformation. This is a fascinating episode as we were delighted to be joined by one of our clients; Jim Overy, Head of IT and Change at Ipswich Building Society.

Andrew Walker joins us again as our host with the most (coffee) to bring us this fascinating discussion on driving digital transformation.

In part two of our 5th birthday special we speak to the directors of IJYI about why we have based ourselves in Ipswich, how we run our discovery workshops and 5 day sprints and the agile manifesto.

5 Years in Business - IJYI's 5th Birthday

IJYI is 5 years old! In this episode we speak to the directors of IJYI about why we came into existence, how the journey has been, what our service offerings are, what they would have done differently and what the future holds!