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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...
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 1st August 2016
August 5, 2016
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 25th July 2016
July 29, 2016
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 18th July 2016
July 22, 2016
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Meetup: UX For Life
July 22, 2016
This Tuesday was the initial first UX For Life meetup, held at Unboxed HQ. Hosted by Leon Odey-Knight and Alice Richmond, UX For Life is a meetup group consisting of lightning talks which delve even deeper into the user experience of our existenc...
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Brighton Ruby Conference 2016
July 22, 2016
Brighton Ruby is unsurprisingly a conference about Ruby based in Brighton, and organised by @AndyCroll. Being quite new to both Ruby and to Rails, a Ruby conference seemed like the perfect place to pickup a few tricks of the trade and see what&rsq...
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ShareDigital conference 2016
July 19, 2016
The conference: Share Digital 2016 The date: Wednesday 6th July The attendees: Graeme, Martyn With the aim of growing and expanding my knowledge in the digital public services area, I jumped at the opportunity to attend this year’s ShareDigital 2...
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 11th July 2016
July 13, 2016
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 4th July 2016
July 8, 2016
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 27th June 2016
July 1, 2016
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 13th June 2016
June 17, 2016
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 6th June 2016
June 10, 2016
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Faster than Lightning: May’s monthly developer event
June 9, 2016
Each month, we host a Dev Event which is an opportunity for our developers to get together, share ideas, or just catch up with each other. May’s developer event This May we hosted “Faster than Lightning” code talks. For this event, each d...
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 30th May 2016
June 3, 2016
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May 20, 2016
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 9th May 2016
May 13, 2016
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Shaking up early product development, part 2: The Minimum Viable Pr...
May 4, 2016
An MVP is a Minimum Viable Product. This is the smallest possible thing that delivers value and you can learn from. Your MVP can usually be thought of as your initial product; the first thing you try to sell to your customer. But your MVP can help...
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 25th April 2016
April 29, 2016
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Shaking up early product development, part 1: Using journey mapping...
April 27, 2016
We’re all trying to create a product or service that is valuable to our users. So it’s important to remember that the only people who can really think like our users are our users. Looking at our product or service through the eyes of our us...
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 18th April 2016
April 22, 2016
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Spanning the rift: Beginning your first agile project in a waterfal...
April 21, 2016
One of the first mistakes you could make is thinking that the transition from waterfall to agile as being simply a process change – a change from one set of processes and practices to another. It’s much more about your culture and behaviour. In t...
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