The aim was to help move the department from legacy technology and waterfall ways of working to a modern, more collaborative department that would allow the free flow of change in a secure and agile way.
The department had selected Microsoft Azure as the target Cloud Platform, with the implementation being delivered by a 3rd party provider.
At the time of engagement, the department has sporadic tooling associated with small pockets of software development and long release and deployment processes. Additionally, security testing was either poorly defined and executed or missing completely from the development process.
In order to achieve the right outcomes for the client, we embarked on the following activities: