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Unboxed Roundup: Our links for fortnight commencing 26th December 2016
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Unboxed Roundup: Our links for fortnight commencing 12th December 2016
December 22, 2016
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Bridging the gap between Discovery and Alpha: Show & Tell #11 with ...
December 20, 2016
The first Show & Tell since the completion of the initial Discovery Phase, and the final of 2016, with the Digital Team at Newham Council. With the Digital Customer Programme now entering into the Alpha Phase, it’s a very exciting for the tea...
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Unboxed Hackathon #2 - All in an innovation day’s work
December 19, 2016
Following the success of our last Hackathon day, we decided to make this a recurring event, spending more innovation days together as a team. Last week, a group of six of us (Charlie, Chris, Elena, Jack, Neil and Tom) headed back down to Campus L...
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 5th December 2016
December 9, 2016
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Welcome to the team: Boris Divjak
December 8, 2016
Hello, I’m Boris. New to the team, I’ve recently joined Unboxed as a Designer. With over 12 years of experience in creating digital services, I’m a Service Designer with an interdisciplinary background (BA in Graphic Design, MDes in Service...
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 28th November 2016
December 2, 2016
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Faster than Lightning: November's Developer Event
November 30, 2016
Interesting code snippets, insightful discussion, story sharing and good company - it’s November’s ‘Faster than Lightning’ developer talks at Unboxed. Here’s a selection of the submissions from this month: Charlie Interestingly; it’s p...
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The designful movement
November 29, 2016
“Their value proposition was, ‘Make it whatever you want. You can choose whatever color you want,‘…I believe that’s abdicating your responsibility as a designer.” - Jonathan Ive on Moto Maker For me this statement sums up the way ...
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Welcome to the team: Elena Tanasoiu
November 28, 2016
Hi there - I’m Elena! I recently joined the Unboxed team in London as a Ruby on Rails developer. Originally from Romania (no, I’m not a vampire, but I do have friends called Vlad), I lived in Denmark for five years, during which time I st...
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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