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08

Jul

Scrum – the Hard Bits

Every time I ramp up a new Scrum project I know I will encounter at least three major challenges – or the 'hard bits' as I call them. So I find myself spending a lot of time educating Scrum teams and stakeholders about how to lessen their impact. ... read full post

Posted by:  Lee Herd , Architect, Architecture Services |  08 July 2015

Agile, Development, Frameworks, Scrum


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08

Jun

Touch, Pause, Engage – adopting Scrum

The term 'scrum' comes from the game of Rugby. In Rugby, a scrum refers to a tight-packed formation of players with their heads down who attempt to gain possession of the ball. Gaining possession of the ball is the goal of the scrum.  However the main goal in rugby is to control the ball passing it between players before reaching the goal line and hopefully scoring a try. The former is for short term gain while the latter is for long term reward - perhaps analogous to a sprint outcome and the successful delivery of a minimum viable product. ... read full post

Posted by:  Lee Herd , Architect, Architecture Services |  08 June 2015

Agile, Development, Frameworks, Scrum


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28

May

Five Pillars of Scrum

An Agile framework like Scrum naturally delivers many advantages over traditional sequential development frameworks. ... read full post

Posted by:  Lee Herd , Architect, Architecture Services |  28 May 2015

Agile, Development, Frameworks, Scrum


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29

Apr

Death, Taxes, and Change

Benjamin Franklin once said, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes". ... read full post

Posted by:  Lee Herd , Architect, Architecture Services |  29 April 2015

Agile, Development, Frameworks, Scrum


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19

Sep

Intergen race car simulators: Under the hood

For the third year in a row, Intergen pulled in the Tech-Ed punters with our custom-built race car simulators. Last year, once the dust had settled on the racetrack, I lifted the hood and explained how we went about building the simulators .   ... read full post

Posted by:  Lee Herd , Architect, Architecture Services |  19 September 2012


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02

Sep

The Tech•Ed racing car results

In the lead-up to Tech·Ed I wrote about how we custom-built the Intergen racing car simulators, the Intergen attraction at The Hub at this year’s Tech·Ed. And at the event itself I talked about the race car simulator set-up here . ... read full post

Posted by:  Lee Herd , Architect, Architecture Services |  02 September 2011

Tech-Ed, Tech Ed, Tech.Ed 2011, Things we built


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23

Aug

Technology, cars, adrenalin… the dream geek combo

How we built this year’s Intergen racing car simulators at New Zealand’s Tech•Ed 2011.  ... read full post

Posted by:  Lee Herd , Architect, Architecture Services |  23 August 2011

Tech.Ed 2011, Things we built, racecar simulators


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02

Dec

Snuggling up with igovt

With more and more government agencies sharing data and offering services online it is not surprising that the terms ‘centralised logon’, ‘single sign on’, or ‘proof of identity’ start to pop up. ... read full post

Posted by:  Lee Herd , Architect, Architecture Services |  02 December 2009

igovt, Single Sign On


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