5 things we learnt from working in the health sector

by Stephanie Wallis on 25/03/2021 12:35

Equinox IT, much like the rest of New Zealand, appreciates the enormous amount of work the health sector has been doing over the last year and prior. We know from our consultants who have been working with this sector the hours have been long, the work has been hard and the attention given to their IT systems to help tackle this crisis has been frequent and focused.

We asked our consultants who are working, or have recently worked, in the health sector for 5 things they learnt while on the job. Each point could be anything from one word to three sentences, focused on the finer details or on sector wide observations, and this is what they had to say:

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GitHub 3.0: Interview with Steve Fargher

by Stephanie Wallis on 23/02/2021 11:14

Steve Fargher is a Senior Consultant specialising in DevOps and Agile, based in our Wellington office.

Steve is Equinox IT's GitHub lead and here he talks about the updates to GitHub Enterprise Server 3.0 and the potential its changes bring to DevOps security. Equinox IT is the only verified GitHub partner in New Zealand.

What's new in GitHub Enterprise Server 3.0?

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Women in IT: Interview with Kirstin Donaldson

by Stephanie Wallis on 16/02/2021 09:29

Kirstin Donaldson is a Principal Consultant with expertise in Agile and leadership coaching and training, based in our Wellington office. Here she discusses her experiences in IT, gender dynamics, diversity of thought, and shares stories and advice on how to overcome barriers.

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Equinox IT wins 'Azure Innovate Award' at Microsoft NZ Partner Awards!

by Aravindh Rajagopalan on 30/11/2020 12:00

We're very excited to share that Equinox IT has been announced as the winner of the 'Azure Innovate Award' during the Microsoft Partner Awards in Auckland on Friday night!

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Scrum Masters are struggling with remote working

by Rowan Bunning on 18/11/2020 10:00

This article is republished from Rowan's original Scrum Masters are struggling with remote working post on the Scrum WithStyle website.


Adapting to change has become personal

The Scrum Master role was already hard enough. Then the COVID-19 pandemic sent us home from the office and suddenly Scrum Masters are trying to lead team development between people scattered around homes and office locations who interact mainly via text in instant messaging. This sudden change from face-to-face to hybrid or all remote challenges Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches and other Agile leaders to adapt to the change. Data that we collected last week revealed that many of us are still struggling with such adaptions.

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