Blog / Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 3rd October 2016

October 7, 2016

Scaling Scrum - Matt T

http://www.agile42.com/en/blog/2014/01/14/scaling-scrum-organisation/

This interesting post talks about a number of different methods that can be used to scale agile and discusses their effectiveness.

My own opinion is that you need wholesale organisational change to properly support agile transformation.

It concludes with a useful set of principles to follow, when undertaking agile at scale.

How to prototype in the browser - Rich A

https://designnotes.blog.gov.uk/2016/10/03/how-to-prototype-in-the-browser/

The Chrome web inspector is right up there as one of my most used tools when developing, but can often be overlooked as a great tool for everyone involved in the web development cycle.

Whether it’s prototyping basic mockups for a new feature from existing pages, checking the amount of padding needed on a heading, or explaining just how that very long piece of content breaks a layout on mobile viewports, the folk at GDS provide a great overview for devs, testers and designers alike on how to get the most out of that Elements panel.

How could banks with multiple branches work in a world without quick communication? - Charlie E

http://worldbuilding.stackexchange.com/questions/57014/how-could-banks-with-multiple-branches-work-in-a-world-without-quick-communicati

This stackexchange site has loads of interesting questions. This is a good one from this week about banking and systems of trust. The answers have interesting parallels with TransferWise, cryptocurrencies and the like.

React Props/State Explained Through Darth Vader’s Hunt for the Rebels - Chris H

https://medium.freecodecamp.com/react-props-state-explained-through-darth-vaders-hunt-for-the-rebels-8ee486576492

A nice explanation of React props and state explained using a Star Wars analogy.

Track of the Week - Pawel J

Light up your Friday afternoon. Grab a drink from your company’s bar if you have one. Grab a friend if you can, and get your mind right for the weekend.

Rae Sremmurd - Look Alive