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We were thinking about what topic to cover next on the blog. Why not ask the readers, we thought. So let us know what you want to read about.

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Haml in Helpers

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Using the “Who” process for hiring developers and scrum masters

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Waterfall and why it’s not suitable for software development

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The case for organisational democracy

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The Board – Episode 47 – Scaling Agile

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The Board – Episode 46 – Agile Tools

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The direction I want to take MVP’s

Below is a really great read about Minimum Viable Products’s (MVP’s). Different MVP types, when to use them and how … Continued

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The Board – Episode 44 – Estimating

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Loving Evernote

For years I’ve used Evernote, poorly. Every where I go I run into people who swear their lives would disentegrate … Continued

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Working documentation – The perfect complement to working software

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Reduce risk by limiting work in progress

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Jim Highsmith offers a 2015 prescription for adaptive CIO leadership

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Don’t let ‘fair’ keep you from success

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The daily technique that will align your actions with your values

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Replacing the user story with the job story

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Nathan Donaldson – Thoughts, stories and ideas

Our Managing Director Nathan has started a blog with regular posts about Agile and ways to improve workflow within your … Continued

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The Board – Episode 43 – Agile Training

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The Board – Episode 42 – User Stories

In Episode 42 of The Board, we talk about: What a user story is Some of the difficulties people find … Continued

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The Board – Episode 41 – Velocity

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The Board – Episode 40 – Developing Cross-Functional Teams

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The Board – Episode 39 – Is Agile the Goal?

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The Board – Episode 38 – Impact Mapping

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The Board – Episode 37 – Product Discovery Workshops

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The Board – Episode 36 – Designing Agile Spaces

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The Board – Episode 35 – Agile Fluency

In Episode 35 of The Board, we talk about: Agile fluency and different directions teams can head in Delivering value … Continued

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The Board – Episode 34 – Scrum vs. Kanban

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The Board – Episode 33 – Arbejdsglaede “Happiness at Work”

In Episode 33 of The Board, we talk about: Arbejdsglaede or happiness at work benefits ranging from workflow to the … Continued

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The Board Episode 32 – Customer Collaboration over Contract Negotiation

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The Board Episode 31- No Estimating and Mob Programming

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Start up weekend Queenstown

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The joy of timeboxed meetings

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The Board Episode 30 – Signs you are doing Agile wrong

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The Board Episode 29

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The Board – Episode 28 – Agile health checklist

In Episode 28th of The Board we talk about a training day we recently ran and about our Agile health … Continued

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The Board Episode 27 – MVP vs MMP and CITCON

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The Board – Episode 26: Perceptions of Scrum

On episode 26 of The Board we talked about perceptions of Scrum, and in particular tackling negativity.

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The Board – Episode 25

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The Board – Episode 24

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Building for mobile first

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Agile Manifesto number four – How responding to change is testing a hypothesis

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Boost leading the way in ibeacon technology

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What does Lego and building high quality software have in common?

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The Board – Episode 22

Today our Agile coaches talked about Kanban and Scaled Agile. Main topics discussed: Playing the Kanban board game Background on … Continued

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The Board – Episode 21

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The Board – Episode 20

Episode 20 of The Board was presented by Kirstin Donaldson and Gavin Coughlan, both Agile coaches at Boost. Paul, usually the … Continued

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The Board – Episode 19

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SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) Certification

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The Board – Episode 18

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The Board – Episode 17

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The Board – Episode 16

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Online public services and Design Thinking for governments

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Research: The majority of mobile apps are being developed outside the U.S.

When it comes to technology, it wouldn’t be wrong to say that the U.S. has a clear superiority to the … Continued

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Think Visual workshop

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Jelly co-working at Boost

We’ve had a reshuffle of our workspace. The normal sitting desks are gone and we’ve now fully moved to stand … Continued

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The Board – Episode 15

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Lost in translation…The Board

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The Board – Episode 14

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Why stand up?

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The Board – Episode 13

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A Death Note for social media practices

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Do you need a Scrum Master?

Recently Alistair Cockburn, one of the 17 original Agile Manifesto authors, posted a question he was asked by a person called Gaboo, … Continued

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The Board – Episode 12

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The Board – episode 11

In episode 11 of The Board, we decided to to change the format a bit by introducing some sofas to the set … Continued

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The Board – episode 10

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The Board – episode 9

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The Board – episode 8

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The Board – episode 7

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The Board, Episode 6

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The Board, Episode 5

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The Board, Episode 4

Episode 4 of The Board covered a range of topics: the role of Scrum Master – what makes a good Scrum … Continued

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The Board, Episode 3

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The Board, Episode 2

In our second episode of The Board Kirstin and Nathan talk Agile values and review ‘Lean from the Trenches’ by … Continued

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The Board, Episode 1

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Agile Manifesto number three

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Agile Manifesto number two

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Agile Manifesto numero uno

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The tiny Scrum

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From boats to Agile

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Explaining an Agile Coach to Mother

I’ve had a handful of strange jobs in my life and they have always been fun to try and explain … Continued

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Boost celebrates Halloween

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Webstock 2012: happy places, strategic creativity, and One Big Idea

Yesterday I posted on two themes I found emerging at Webstock this year: working with design/ers and crafting experiences. Today … Continued

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Webstock 2012: design and craft

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Scrum, a beginners experience

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My First Sprint (with Scrum)

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IntuitionHQ wins Booster Seat 2011

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Data data everywhere: Pew Internet on social networking sites and A List Apart on the web design industry

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User testing workshop for EYC conference

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Rethinking our Civil Defence preparedness

As far as civil defence goes, we have always maintained a high level of preparedness, our bright yellow plastic water … Continued

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Making good decisions about using social media

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Writing for the Web – same as it ever was?

I’m currently writing new copy for the Boost website, which will be relaunching soonish with an updated look and a … Continued

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Reminder: EYC unconference this weekend in Wellington

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7 steps to launching with great web content

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Facebook is now the first step

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Friday links: design, development, usability and more

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ROI for social media: the human measure

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Working with Git

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iPads, laptops, and social interaction

Last week I was lucky enough to go along to Foo Camp in Sebastopol, California. ‘Foo’ stands for ‘Friends of … Continued

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Social media workshops for museums & galleries

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Custom application and CMS integration

When we release a SaaS web application, such as IntuitionHQ, it’s inevitable that there will be two parts that make … Continued

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Hosting in the cloud

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DigitalNZ client library for ruby

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Writing tests/specs for existing code

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Extracting Active Directory SIDs with Ruby

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