How to trace agile requirements in large programmes

Does the expectation to “transform” sometimes feel like you need to shift your organisation from the prehistoric to the space age? In this post, we share a configuration of the awesome Atlassian Suite that can help retain control in a constantly changing...

Get Involved with CodeClubNZ

I heard about a cool thing called CodeClubNZ and just had to go along. I had a great afternoon talking with kids and helping them with their python projects. It really got me thinking! by Rhiannon Fletcher-Gallop TLDR Join in and encourage our youth to be excited and...

A case for co-design in Government

Working with external parties to evolve optimum solutions is mainstream thinking in many sectors, but  it can be challenging for Government to structure such iterative third-party collaboration. iQA  shows how co-design can deliver results. Government agencies have...

How to get consultants to play nicely together

With rigour and collaboration, the combined efforts of different firms can achieve greater results than single consultancies alone. Improving delivery practices requires a wholly capable team. But enterprises must often build teams from multiple, competing...

Change is hard

It seems a truism to say change is hard.  Anyone who has tried to change their own habits knows this.  Anyone who has tried to change an organisations has no doubt found it difficult.  It has certainly been my experience, both in my personal life and in my work. ...

Culture Is Strategy

Peter Drucker is famously quoted as saying “culture eats strategy for breakfast”.  In general I agree.  I have seen organisations go to great lengths to develop a strategy only to see it fail in the quagmire of the corporate culture.  Others have made...