This is MYOB’s official technology blog. At MYOB, our people make a difference. To question. To challenge. To do better. We do, rather than ask ‘what if?’.

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…

Microservices - Size Doesn't Matter!

I work as part of a team at MYOB that has been building a new platform for accountants for the past year using a microservices architecture. We're now running approximately 20 microservices in production and we've learned a lot about the right size a…

Quality Engineering versus Performance

As developers we make decisions every day about what is the best way to do something. But the definition of best is a really hard one to put your finger on. But you should, and do so at the start of every project and every fork in the road. If you do…

AccountRight meets IoT

There is a lot of talk lately about the Internet of Things (IoT) where things around us become internet connected, able to sense changes or do something or alert us to activity. Not long ago internet-connected items used to be the story of folk lore…