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Under the Hood has moved!

A new year means a fresh new start for Under the Hood! We have moved our blog to Medium. Expect more of the same great articles, posted with even more regularity, as we go ‘under the hood’ of MYOB. Let us know what content you’d love to see more of.…

A Christmas Retro

Like any business analyst out there in the agile world, I aim to keep the team engaged by experimenting with styles of retrospectives. With the lead up to Christmas I decided to apply a theme based around Charles Dicken's story 'A Christmas Carol'. F…

Agile Dojo - Part II - The 6 weeks of Dojo

Following up on the last post, this one will talk about the activities and events that actually took place during the Dojo and the way things shaped up! Before going into further details, few things worth mentioning about the Odyssey Crew: • Odys…

Clean Code Academy

At MYOB, Continuous Improvement is one of our key values. This year, we have run an experiment to support the improvement of our code. Twice a week, a group of junior developers has been meeting for an hour to study Robert Martin's "Clean Code". Each…

Agile Dojo - Part I

A crew of 9 people. Confined to a small room. Away from their mates. Out of the comfort zone of their normal workplace. For six weeks. They only had their MacBooks and an Agile Coach. Sounds scary, aye!! This was Odyssey crew in a six weeks Agile Doj…

Now arriving at Richmond Station

Remember, your first day at a new school, how your nervousness turned into a sense of awe after looking upon the vast array of opportunities in front of you. There were so many opportunities that you could get involved with, but you were not sure how…

Engage!

Fostering Engagement I work in a wonderful crew, which I am tremendously proud of. We matured as a group, and the credit belongs more to those shared experiences than to myself… but this is my post so I’ll give you the recipe for fostering successful…

From retail to redux - my journey as a developHER

Transformation stories often start with “if you had asked me 12 months ago where I would be today…” and so on. I always thought this sounded unrealistic, too short a time frame to plan or implement any kind of serious change in your life. Annoyingly…