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jQuery UK 2015
April 3, 2015

On the first Friday of March, I jumped onto an early train from Paddington, got out at Oxford and followed the trail of blue ‘j’s painted on a path along the Thames. I was led to the King’s Centre with about 700 others for the 2015 jQuery UK confe...

Unboxed Roundup: our links for w/c 30th March 2015
April 2, 2015
Event: Kicking the cobwebs out of your stuck digital product pipeline
March 30, 2015

Four insightful speakers and a fantastic audience – Wednesday 25th March was our ‘Unstick your digital products’ event, in Central London. This energetic three-hour session was attended by heads of industry and explored the techniques to: • Acce...

Unboxed Roundup: our links for w/c 23rd March 2015
March 27, 2015
Unboxed Roundup: our links for w/c 16th March 2015
March 20, 2015
Webinar: Offshoring Agile: Make it work in practice
March 19, 2015

Carlo Kruger hosted the final webinar in the #StrongerAgile series, titled ‘Offshoring Agile: Make it work in practice’, live from our Cape Town office. Despite the belief that Agile can’t work offshore, this webinar explains how it can flourish w...

Unboxed Roundup: our links for w/c 9th March 2015
March 13, 2015
Unboxed Roundup: our links for w/c 2nd March 2015
March 6, 2015
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...

Guest blog: A technical guide to mobile usability testing
March 3, 2015

When I worked on the agency side of user experience design I learned one thing very quickly. I learned that usability testing is the hardest thing to sell to potential clients. That is, until they observe their first session. As soon as someone se...

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
Webinar: 90 days to transform a ‘stuck’ digital product that HAS to...
January 27, 2015

Richard Stobart held the first in a new webinar series, titled ‘90 days to transform a ‘stuck’ digital product that HAS to succeed…’: Topics covered included: • Roadmapping • What not to do and how to untie your hands so you’re doing...

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...

Sending S/MIME encrypted emails with Action Mailer
January 26, 2015

Why send encrypted emails? Most people are aware now that sending emails is somewhat akin to sending a postcard - pretty much everyone in the delivery chain is able to have a peek at your message. The only way to prevent this is to encrypt your m...

Unboxed Roundup: our links for w/c 19th January 2015
January 23, 2015
How to prioritise a blocked portfolio of digital products
January 20, 2015

If you’re managing a pipeline of digital products and struggling to get traction on any or all of them, this exercise can help you quickly sift and prioritise what to do next – and engage your stakeholders in this decision making at the same time....

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
Being lean in the NHS
December 16, 2014

At LeanConf in Manchester last month, there was much talk of how one should apply Lean Startup principles and processes (with passion!), both in startups and in the enterprise, but less evidence of people actually doing it. With this in mind we&r...

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...

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