Google Search – Australia no longer “Feeling Lucky”

Google Search – Australia no longer “Feeling Lucky”

Aussies using Google have noticed they are caught in the middle of a recent conflict between Google, and the Australian Government over the newly proposed News Media Bargaining Code.   Aussies have a dependency on Google 93% of our online experiences begin with search engines. According to The Australian Bureau of Statistics, Google is by far the most […]

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Working from home – romance or drama?

Working from home – romance or drama?

Wow. Hasn’t this been the world’s largest ‘working from home’ experiment? Developers working remotely or from home were quite common in our software industry even before the Covid-19 lockdown. At SSW, I’ve always been reluctant to do more than minimal work from home, for a few reasons;    I believe co-located Scrum Teams are better It’s a lot […]

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Introducing SSW People!

Introducing SSW People!

About a year ago, during SSW’s annual retreat in Brisbane, we started to imagine what the world would look like if the SSW Rules site was easier to use.  Therefore, we had to find an alternative to SharePoint’s content management features. The first tech we evaluated was an Angular application. Even though we love building […]

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Fires + Adam’s 2019 in Review

Fires + Adam’s 2019 in Review

2019 ended in uncertainty for a lot of people across Australia. Our bush fire season started a lot earlier than usual, and this year the fires are insanely bigger, and burning more land than ever before. It’s been devastating, and there is no end in sight for some areas that have been affected. What has […]

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8 Tips to Strengthen Your DevOps (Project KNOWnoise)

8 Tips to Strengthen Your DevOps (Project KNOWnoise)

At SSW each year we are lucky to deliver a lot of cool projects. I want to call out one project that solved a complex business challenge, and was fun to deliver. It had the usual, modern web technologies and cloud, and the project really benefited from great DevOps practices. The lead developer was SSW Solution Architect, Matt Wicks. […]

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