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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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Adam’s 2018 in review

Adam’s 2018 in review

2018 was a whirlwind year and one that I’m very proud of. It’s fun to look back on and share with you all. This year SSW launched 2 new user groups, hit our highest utilisation rates for client bookings, and ran dozens of sold-out training courses around Australia.

On a more personal level, I was lucky enough to be renewed as a Microsoft MVP for more than the 15th time, presented at a bunch of conferences, both in Australia and abroad, and spent several months living and working in Hangzhou, China with my little one, Ruby. Then, the whole family joined me at the end of the year in December.

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NDC Sydney 2018 was awesome

NDC Sydney 2018 was awesome

September has come and gone and NDC Sydney is over. SSW was a large part of this great conference, which is personally my favourite event of the year.

Of course, I love going to NDC Oslo, but there’s nothing like having the Norwegians come to your home town. This was the 3rd annual Sydney event and it was awesome. The conference is a 5-day event (September 18-21), composed of 2 days of workshops and 3 days of presentations.

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