Blog / Culture

Unboxed Roundup: our links for w/c 19th January 2015
January 23, 2015
Unboxed Roundup: our links for w/c 12th January 2015
January 16, 2015
Unboxed Roundup: our links for w/c 5th January 2015
January 9, 2015
Unboxed Roundup: our links for w/c 15th December 2014
December 19, 2014
Unboxed Roundup: our links for w/c 8th December 2014
December 12, 2014
Unboxed Roundup: our links for w/c 1st December 2014
December 5, 2014
Webinar: Getting to Beta
December 5, 2014

Richard Stobart held the final in the current Digital Leaders Webinar series on Wednesday titled ‘Getting to Beta: taking ‘stubborn’ products to beta in 8 weeks’. Topics covered included: Understanding Beta, knowing what you’re tr...

Unboxed Roundup: our links for w/c 24th November 2014
November 28, 2014
Webinar: Communication Ceremonies
November 24, 2014

Richard Stobart held the second instalment of our current Digital Webinar Series, titled: ‘Communication Ceremonies: why, what and how to communicate to increase the pace at early stage digital product development’. Topics covered include...

Unboxed Roundup: our links for w/c 17th November 2014
November 21, 2014
Event: What is there to know about outsourcing?
November 18, 2014

At our recent event, we discovered the ‘new rules’ of outsourcing. I opened the floor to our attendees, finding out what they really wanted to know about outsourced agile teams: When does outsourcing work really well? What are your to...

Unboxed Roundup: our links for w/c 10th November 2014
November 14, 2014
Tactile agile for Introverts
October 22, 2014

I have been a part of Unboxed Consulting since it was just a twinkle in Richard’s eye. The times that I have been absent are directly related to family matters and there has never been a company that has attracted my attention enough to distract m...

Summer Unboxin' had me a blast
September 18, 2014

Charlie joined the Unboxed team in June as part of our summer internship programme, after completing his second year of studying Computer Science at the University of Aberdeen. Having spent the last three months as a member of the team, he is now...

Because Friday newsletters are overrated
March 10, 2014
Two Months at Unboxed!
April 11, 2013

Tillie McCarthy During these last two months I have been doing a lot mainly involving assisting in pairing proposals, updating CV’s as part of our customer submissions and researching about marketing and sales agencies that are helpful to Unboxed...

Rich Archer's talk at Cape Town Front End Developers
March 15, 2013

Near the end of last year, Bruce Lawson of Opera Software was in Cape Town for the Content Strategy Forum conference. A couple of Front End web developers got their heads together and organised a talk by Bruce while he was still in town. Since th...

National Apprenticeship Week
March 12, 2013

Tillie McCarthy I started as a Sales apprentice over three weeks ago. During these three weeks I’ve had many opportunities to learn new things, get involved with the team and gain new skills to help progress with my NVQ. The other apprentices and...

New Apprentices - Luke & Ben
February 21, 2013

We are both very pleased to have received a place at Unboxed Consulting in our roles as Junior Testers. The role focuses strongly on IT and we are both very much looking forward to improving our IT skills. We see Unboxed Consulting as a great way ...

New Apprentice - Shirin
February 21, 2013

In January 2013 I began a pre-apprenticeship programme with Middleton Murray where I was trained for 4 weeks, completing a BTEC in Customer Service and Work Skills, Whilst being at Middleton Murray I have met some inspirational people as well as n...

New Apprentices - Abbie & Tillie
February 21, 2013

We started Unboxed on 18th February 2013, Abbie as a marketing apprentice and Tillie as a sales apprentice. We are very excited about getting involved with the company and progressing throughout our one year placement. We were in MiddletonMurray&r...

Open Device Lab in Cape Town
February 20, 2013

The web is going everywhere and anywhere it can, and the devices that people consume it on are very varied: from tiny Nokia feature phones to the latest iPad. As web developers, we want to make sure that our sites look and work great everywhere. T...

Short and sweet
January 25, 2013
New version of Rails, a new patch level of Ruby 1.9.3 and kittens, ...
November 16, 2012
One Month and Eight Arms: Starting at Unboxed Consulting and Launch...
August 21, 2012

Karlis, Shaban, Stefan and myself (Tom) have been taken on as part of Unboxed Consulting’s third internship programme. During our first few weeks we were given an introduction to Agile and Ruby on Rails. The first week of training involved Agile ...