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Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 21st November 2016
November 25, 2016
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Digital Customer Programme Discovery Phase: Show & Tell #10 with Ne...
November 25, 2016
The Digital Team have reached a milestone Show & Tell in their Digital Customer Programme Discovery Phase with Newham Council - Sprint 10. With a buzz across the room, spirits are high as it reaches 11am – the time for the Show & Tell kick...
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 14th November 2016
November 18, 2016
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 7th November 2016
November 11, 2016
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Digital Customer Programme Discovery Phase: Show & Tell #7 with New...
November 9, 2016
It’s been two weeks since I attended Show & Tell #5 at Newham Council, so back along I came for the next weekly session to see the progress the Digital Team have made across Sprint Seven of their 10-week Digital Customer Programme Discovery Ph...
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 31st October 2016
November 4, 2016
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RubyConf Portugal 2016
November 3, 2016
RubyConf Portugal 2016 Last week an Unboxed team (consisting of Ben, Crystal, Jack and myself) visited Braga for RubyConf Portugal 2016 where we enjoyed a few days full of talks, plenty of sunshine, good chances for discussion opportunities with ...
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Digital Customer Programme Discovery Phase: Show & Tell #5 with New...
November 2, 2016
Another sprint down, and the next weekly Show & Tell with the Digital Team in our 10-week Digital Customer Programme Discovery Phase with Newham Council. I headed to meet the team on Wednesday morning to see what they have been up to across Sp...
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 24th October 2016
October 28, 2016
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NEXT London 2016 - Google Cloud Platform's User Conference
October 28, 2016
Paula and I attended last Friday’s NEXT London 2016 - Google Cloud Platform’s User Conference - the largest Google developer and IT gathering in the UK, exploring the latest developments in cloud technology. Across the day, we attended a ...
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Digital Customer Programme Discovery Phase: Show & Tell #3 with New...
October 26, 2016
With a couple of sprints under their belts since last there, I went along to Newham Council a few weeks ago to attend the Digital Team’s third Show & Tell. This is the third installment of what’s been happening during the council’s 10-week Dis...
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 17th October 2016
October 21, 2016
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Unboxed Hackathon - what a difference a day makes
October 14, 2016
At Unboxed, one of the ways we are encouraged to grow and enhance our personal development is through innovation days. We are given a lot of freedom to choose what we do with them - whether that be learning a new technology, working on something o...
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 10th October 2016
October 13, 2016
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Digital Customer Programme Discovery Phase: Show & Tell #1 with New...
October 11, 2016
I spent Wednesday morning visiting the Digital Team at Newham Council, to attend the first Show & Tell of their 10-week Digital Customer Programme Discovery Phase. Over the last week, a small Unboxed team have been working alongside the Dig...
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 3rd October 2016
October 7, 2016
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Faster than Lightning: September's Developer Event
September 30, 2016
This month we hosted our regular ‘Faster than Lightning’ developer talks, where Unboxed developers get together to discuss code that we’ve been working with, and share stories about these with each other. The idea is to get together an...
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 26th September 2016
September 30, 2016
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 19th September 2016
September 23, 2016
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Andrew White’s Technical Breakfast Club: Scaling up Rails in a nati...
September 22, 2016
This was the next installment of Andrew White’s Technical Breakfast Club – the breakfast club for Rails developers and architects, hosted by Rails Core Team Member and our CTO, Andrew White. The topic of this installment was ‘Scaling up Rails i...
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Event: Agile Pilot - How to deliver "stuck" digital products and en...
September 19, 2016
Complex portfolios of digital products can stall in development. It’s a fact of life. The vision gets clouded, deployment slows down, your team becomes demotivated and progress halts. You’ve stopped delivering. Or even worse, you can’t quite seem ...
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 12th September 2016
September 16, 2016
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Re-addressing the challenges to children’s allergy healthcare with ...
September 14, 2016
I spent Monday afternoon visiting the Health Foundry healthcare startup space to expand my horizons on what steps are being taken within service transformation in the NHS. The Health Foundry is a brand new collaborative workspace for people usi...
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 5th September 2016
September 9, 2016
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Development Re-bundling in Dockerland
September 5, 2016
Development Re-bundling in Dockerland When starting out development on a Dockerized application, adjusting Dockerfiles and rebuilding images is a common task. Bringing together two separate services, as well as applying some gem security patche...
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 30th August 2016
September 2, 2016
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 22nd August 2016
August 26, 2016
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 14th August 2016
August 19, 2016
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 8th August 2016
August 12, 2016
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Faster than Lightning: July’s Developer Event
August 12, 2016
We regularly host “Faster than Lightning” code talks where our developers get together and submit a snippet of code that they found interesting - Ruby, CSS, JS, test code, server config or anything else. It’s an opportunity to learn a little about...
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