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Webinar: Why & how to include developers in business & design meeti...
March 6, 2015

Andrew White hosted the third webinar in the #StrongerAgile series, titled ‘Take developers up the foodchain: Why and how to include developers in business and design meetings for better ideation’. The full audio of the session: Topics covere...

Webinar: Spanning the rift - Advice for waterfall organisations run...
March 2, 2015

Steve Lennon hosted the next webinar in the #StrongerAgile series, titled ‘Spanning the rift: Advice for waterfall organisations running Agile projects’. The full audio of the session: Topics covered included: • The role of culture and beha...

Unboxed Roundup: our links for w/c 23rd February 2015
February 27, 2015
Roundtable: Digital Healthcare
February 26, 2015

Wednesday 18th February saw the Digital Healthcare Roundtable Session take place at Unboxed Consulting. The session brought together a handpicked and diverse group of healthcare experts and leaders, with the aim to start a revolution in digita...

Unboxed Roundup: our links for w/c 16th February 2015
February 20, 2015
Unboxed Roundup: our links for w/c 9th February 2015
February 13, 2015
Deciding how to deliver your prioritised project portfolio
February 11, 2015

Once you’ve prioritised your project portfolio using the t-shirt sizing matrix, you’ll need to take some strategic decisions to unstick progress… Making decisions about Work In Progress (WIP) The theory says you should limit your work in...

Unboxed Roundup: our links for w/c 2nd February 2015
February 6, 2015
Unboxed Roundup: our links for w/c 26th January 2015
January 30, 2015
On being a remote worker
January 26, 2015

It’s been 7 months since I’ve moved away from the Cape Town office and into the position of being a full-time remote worker. In the weeks leading up to the move, I wasn’t sure how things would pan out, but I was optimistic that w...

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...