All about what goes on behind the scenes in the R&D team at myob.

Why you should kill all your agile ceremonies!

Welcome dear reader. You have arrived at a blog post with a controversial title and clearly there is a reason for you being tempted by that. It might be one of these reasons: You are fed up with how software is being built in your organisation and ar…

The Currency of Concurrency (Part 1)

I hear it all the time: Ruby doesn’t scale, it’s not concurrent and you would be foolish to use it in a high-volume system. It all started when Twitter migrated their Rails back-end to Scala in the late 2000s, back when scaling Ruby was a four-letter…

Innovation Dressed Up In Overalls

Innovation is a critical element of any engineering team and our recent team awards night had me pause and reflect on why innovation is sometimes overlooked or not seen in the day to day of building of products. We recently held our bi-annual “Purpl…