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Haml in Helpers

Haml is one of my favourite Rails plugins – I really like the way it simplifies views, makes sure they’re … Continued

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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

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The Board – Episode 44 – Estimating

In The Board we talk about various Agile topics. This week we talked about Estimating. We discussed what story points … Continued

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Loving Evernote

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Working documentation – The perfect complement to working software

  The Agile Manifesto is often challenging for organisations and individuals starting their Agile journey. In my experience, the Agile … Continued

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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

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The Board – Episode 43 – Agile Training

Full transcript Kirstin Donaldson: Hello, and welcome to “The Board” number 43. This is the last one for the year. … Continued

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The Board – Episode 42 – User Stories

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The Board – Episode 41 – Velocity

In Episode 41 of The Board, we talk about: Velocity and what it means to us How we have seen … Continued

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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

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The Board – Episode 34 – Scrum vs. Kanban

In Episode 34 of The Board, we talk about: The benefits of both ways of working How Scrum is an … Continued

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

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The Board Episode 32 – Customer Collaboration over Contract Negotiation

In Episode 32 of The Board, we talk about: Using collaboration as a way to foster trust and give complete … Continued

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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

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The Board Episode 27 – MVP vs MMP and CITCON

On episode 27 of The Board Gav and Paul talked about: Roman Pichler’s blog on Minimum Viable Product vs Minimum … Continued

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The Board – Episode 26: Perceptions of Scrum

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The Board – Episode 25

Today’s episode was based on Jeff Sutherland’s blog post “Can You Define Agility?” Jeff Sutherland has a competition running at … Continued

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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

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The Board – Episode 21

It’s just Kirstin and Paul on the couches for this episode, Gavin is away on honeymoon. A number of topics … Continued

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The Board – Episode 20

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The Board – Episode 19

On episode 19 of The Board we talked about risk in Agile. The perceived risk that people new to Agile … Continued

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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.

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Think Visual workshop

Our upcoming Think Visual workshop spaces are going fast – there are now just 4 places left. Sign up today to … Continued

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Jelly co-working at Boost

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The Board – Episode 15

This week on The Board we talked about the Visual thinking workshop we have coming up at Boost and some … Continued

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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?

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The Board – Episode 12

On episode 12 of The Board we talked about maintaining flow in sprints. why flow is important the effect on the … Continued

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The Board – episode 11

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The Board – episode 10

Episode 10 of The Board saw the debut of our cameraman Gavin Coughlan as he took a place at the … Continued

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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

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The Board, Episode 3

During our 3rd episode of The Board we talked about: responding to change over following a plan the removal of … Continued

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The Board, Episode 2

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The Board, Episode 1

The Board is streamed live every two weeks, it’s all about Agile. We filmed our first episode, live, 6 months … Continued

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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

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Boost celebrates Halloween

Halloween at the Boost office was celebrated with an office wide costume day. Among some of the more familiar figures … Continued

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

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Webstock 2012: design and craft

My single favourite quote of Webstock 2012 came courtesy of Scott Hanselman: So many people who had great blogs now … Continued

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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

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Making good decisions about using social media

On Friday I ran a workshop for one of our clients on the theme ‘Making good decisions about using social … Continued

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Writing for the Web – same as it ever was?

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Reminder: EYC unconference this weekend in Wellington

It’s not too late to register for the Engage Your Community unconference, being held in central Wellington this Saturday, 21 … Continued

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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

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Social media workshops for museums & galleries

It feels pretty appropriate that one of my first tasks at Boost is preparing for a social media workshop that … Continued

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Custom application and CMS integration

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Hosting in the cloud

It’s been a busy time here at Boost, and we have just released our new web usability testing application IntuitionHQ. … Continued

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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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