It's Getting High Round Here

It's Getting High Round Here

1/20/2020

experimental barometer

This is one of my experimental barometers showing the current air pressure at 1046 mBars...


my favourite IT jokes

my favourite IT jokes

1/17/2020

As I entered the bar, there in the corner was a software pirate

sitting there in his tricorner hat,

patch over his eye

and with a bird sitting on his shoulder, as pirates do...


Added To The Specflow Trainers List

Added To The Specflow Trainers List

12/18/2019

I recently took the time to get myself added to the SpecFlow trainers list.

SpecFlow, as you probably know, is the .NET implementation of the Cucumber BDD tool and is an integral part of the Certified Scrum Developer Course I run for Agil8.


The First of the End-Of-Year Exams

The First of the End-Of-Year Exams

12/18/2019

As usual over the Christmas break, I've been taking the time to do some CPD...


The Two Biggest Problems in Software Development

The Two Biggest Problems in Software Development

10/20/2019

The two biggest problems in software development are...


self-promoters get ahead at work

self-promoters get ahead at work

10/15/2019

I came across this research from the Ashridge at Hult International Business School showing that employee engagement isn't a binary thing, it's more of a spectrum, or 'shades of grey' as they put it.

The researchers found that employee engagement could be characterised into 4 zones:

 


emphasis on IT Support supporting growth

emphasis on IT Support supporting growth

10/13/2019

As the global IT community grows ever more involved around business continuity, IT directors are putting greater emphasis on the IT support of their IT departments to support growth.

With a greater need to manage the IT support of the organisation, it is no longer considered a simple matter of adding services, as organizations are creating their own IT resources, especially services such as application development.