Last week was awesome! NDC Sydney was such a fantastic event. It was super well-run by the Vikings from Norway + SSW was well represented with 2 cool stands at the conference and 4 speakers. We had Adam Stephensen (aka Stevo) and Duncan Hunter from our Brisbane office + Danijel Malik and myself from Sydney. […]
Scott Hanselman is in Australia as a special guest presenter at NDC Sydney and will be stopping in Sydney to talk at an extra-special Sydney user group, where he will be presenting two 1-hour sessions: What you need to know Come and find out from Scott Hanselman what you need to know to be a […]
UPDATE: journalist James Robertson mentions this post in his article, “Federal election 2016: Liberal Party company charging taxpayers for ‘antiquated’ software, say experts” in the Sydney Morning Herald. – I hate waste, but while running a software company, I’ve seen plenty of it over the past 20 years. Sometimes an app that could have been […]
I’ve come to really enjoy writing these end-of-year review posts. I find it’s not until I’m looking back that I realise just how huge a year it’s been, and how much we’ve achieved – and 2015 was no exception! This year SSW doubled our YouTube presence, we’ve kept working and upgrading to the best and […]
I’ve been meaning to talk about the new Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 for quite some time now. After implementing it on-premises for several clients and upgrading our own installation, I was thrilled to find that many of the long standing problems I had been raising for years have now been solved. I was also surprised […]
7 months ago in October 2014, Scott Guthrie announced the long-awaited availability of Microsoft Azure cloud services in Australia. Currently there are two data centers, Sydney and Melbourne. Today, 11th May 2015, sees Visual Studio Online (also known by my clients as VS Online or VSO or TFS Azure) come to our Australian Azure data centers. This is great […]
What a corker this year has been. We’ve had a lot of excitement within SSW. We’ve made a lot of changes, and run a lot of new events, and these things couldn’t have happened without the wonderful people who work with me. I’d like to give you a summary of a few of the cool […]
It’s been 2 months since the newest session of FireBootCamp kicked off in Sydney, and our students have been working hard. I’d like you to come along and see how far the students have come in the last 9 weeks.
Often working from 9 til 9, they have learned the latest technologies and best practices, from ASP.NET MVC to AngularJS and more. They’ve mastered Scrum and learned a lot about the importance of delivering value to the Product Owner in every sprint.