Brian Harry has been integral to Microsoft for a very long time. He created VSS (Visual Source Safe) and was one of the core members who invented .NET. He then invented TFS and then moved to become one of Microsoft’s first cloud services for developers.
What’s worse than moving offices and doing a reno? Doing 2 at the same time – which is what happened with SSW Melbourne and SSW Brisbane! The new spaces are so great but the effort was huge. I deserve a party! 🍺🎈🍺🎈 I’m delighted to announce that SSW is holding parties at SSW Melbourne and […]
2017 was a whopper. It was Trump’s first year as president, the year of the #metoo hashtag, and the year Australia (finally) legalised same-sex marriage. I think my wife will probably always remember it as the year I almost died on a motorbike. Overall, my highlights were: New office for the SSW Melbourne team New […]
It’s been almost 2 years since SSW first opened the Melbourne office. In that time, the team has almost doubled in size, we’ve run some great events with our friends at Microsoft, and we’re working on some exciting projects for our Melbourne clients. The new office is 4 times the size of our previous office, […]
For many years I’ve been talking about user experience, to the point that some people don’t want to show me their new gadget because they don’t want my comments on the user experience. Similar to the concept of “User eXperience” in software design, the “Customer eXperience” is a marketing term with a commerce weighting that […]
Update April 6, 2018: The app has received a couple of updates that have resolved problems 1 (calling notifications), 2 (Teams is too quiet), and 4 (speed and stability is an issue). Update April 24, 2018: Another update has come through that has resolved Problem 6 (Cannot share screens on mobile devices). This is a […]
I had a nasty accident on my motorbike last night. It’s written off 🔥💥 I know bikes are dangerous… Up until yesterday I’d not had a stack since I was 10 on the farm. The bike was a shiny black cruiser, a Honda VTX 1800C fatboy-looking motorcycle. I don’t have good recollection of the accident, […]
I love these end of year review posts. When you’re in the thick of a project, it can be hard to see the forest for the trees, but when you stop, reflect, and look back… it’s a beautiful landscape. That’s what this year has been like. Celebrity deaths, the US election, the SSW reno… phew. […]