Equinox IT Expands Capabilities with Principal Consultant Appointments

Reseller Women in ICT Awards 2021

Our 'Azure Innovate Award' winning work with Fulton Hogan in snazzy video case study!

Kirsten Eriksen appointed to Equinox IT Principal Consultant role

5 things we learnt from working in the health sector

GitHub 3.0: Interview with Steve Fargher

Women in IT: Interview with Kirstin Donaldson

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

Scrum Masters are struggling with remote working

'IT and digital learning' survey findings 2020

Equinox Training cuts fees for COVID-19 redundancy affected IT workers

GitHub's transformation from Git repo site to enterprise development platform

Equinox IT and Tasktop partnership unifies DevOps teams and tools

Equinox IT's Aravindh Rajagopalan recognised as a winner at '30 Under 30 Tech Awards'

Equinox IT becomes first NZ GitHub Verified Partner

The core of wellbeing, productivity and health in uncertain times

What you're feeling? - that's probably normal

Transform your team's behaviour with a working agreement or culture canvas

Equinox IT's Bill Ross appointed as NZ DASA DevOps ambassador

Sustaining our new ways of working

How strong team foundations are helping to provide business continuity

Remote working is all about the people

Using basic prioritisation rules to improve self-organisation when working from home

Managing anxiety in these unprecedented times

Staying connected to our work and colleagues

How visual workflow management can help your team collaborate remotely

Collaborate to Innovate - 5 tips to help you and your team work-from-home

Equinox IT adopts new client-centric Co-CEO model

Who manages the overall product picture? - Certified Scrum Meetup

Overcome the challenges of the ScrumMaster role - Certified Scrum Meetup

DASA - introducing a framework for DevOps success

Equinox IT becomes DASA DevOps Training Partner and Forerunner

Advancing Scrum Master skills to help realise the promise of Agile

Presenting on digital business analysis at IIBA meet-up

Advancing as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach with Rowan Bunning

Helping your team try new Agile practices

Ideas for growing Agile and DevOps in your organisation

How assembly-line thinking is hurting your DevOps teams

Increasing the speed of your DevOps teams

How Lean can help DevOps teams be more responsive

Introducing Lean thinking to DevOps

Sharing our consultant's learning - December 2018

Reducing delivery time by limiting work in progress - Projects and Agile community of practice

Running Azure DevOps events with Microsoft in Wellington and Auckland

Learning about Agile leadership and culture from Michael Sahota and Audree Tara

'Scrum in 10 minutes' at Certified Scrum Meetup

Presenting on multi-factor authentication at OWASP meet-up

Presenting on Lean-Agile budgeting for Projects and Agile community of practice

Key concepts you need to consider before starting that Agile transformation

October Certified Scrum Meetup - sprint carry over, water-scrum-fall...

Kicking off the 'Certified Scrum Meetup' in Wellington

10 traits of effective IT leadership

Change always fails - Lean Change brings a new way

Kicking off the 'Projects and Agile Community of Practice'

Sharing our consultant's learning - August 2018

Presenting on Serverless Computing - your next step in Cloud

Presenting at ITx on moving from legacy to the future

Leading Agile coach Kirstin Donaldson joins Equinox IT

Presenting at ITx on the role of Project Managers on Agile projects

Interview: Rowan Bunning on Advancing the ScrumMaster role

IAG New Zealand's Daniel Scott-Raynsford presents on their journey to the cloud

Equinox IT hosts NZRise fireside chat with Privacy Commissioner John Edwards

Sharing our consultant's learning - April 2018

David Reiss appointed to Equinox IT General Manager, Cloud and Auckland

Why you need a damn good Product Owner for your Agile project

The changing CIO role - an Equinox IT hosted CIO panel discussion

Getting an IT Project Manager or Scrum Master role with no IT experience - there's no silver bullet

Sharing our consultant's learning - March 2018

Carl Weller presents on Agile leadership roles - where do Project Managers and Scrum Masters fit?

Simon Bennett presents on why the Responsibility Process® is key to Agile success

Sharing our consultant's learning - February 2018

Lots of 'doing Agile', not much 'being Agile'

Can you attend Certified ScrumMaster without Agile experience and will it help you get a job?

'The secret to high performance' recorded webinar with Michael Sahota

Sharing our consultant's learning - December 2017

Rowan Bunning presents on how culture is shaping your Agile

Interview: Michael Sahota on Agile leadership and high performance organisations

Sharing our consultant's learning - November 2017

Hiding columns on a VSTS sprint board

Michael Sahota presents on delivering a high performance Agile organisation

Sharing our consultant's learning - October 2017

Feature Toggles on a .Net Core API

Feature Toggles for Angular UIs

Automatically Logging PowerShell in to Azure

Adding personas to work items in VSTS

Setting up Requirements in VSTS

MicroServices for a small island

Dave Snowden presents to Equinox IT clients on Cynefin and complexity

Setting up a new VSTS project

Chris Buxton presents on Statistics New Zealand's IT recovery journey

Sharing our consultant's learning - August 2017

Continuous Performance Testing – What prevents you from doing it?

Changing columns on a VSTS sprint board

Too many fluffy agile bunnies

Make the team go faster, we've got so much to do and so little time!

Equinox IT appointed Government Web Services Panel member

Recorded webinar: 'Agile Leadership - Interactive Q&A' with Michael Sahota

Chris Nikitas and his 'Certified Agile Leadership' London experience

'Inviting Organisational Growth' videoed meetup with Michael Sahota

If 'organisational agility' was a movie and you were the hero(ine)...

Stop focusing on Agile practices - Start focusing on leadership!

The 4th and final day of Microsoft Ignite

Day 3 of Microsoft Ignite NZ

Watch Ashley's 'DevOps with Visual Studio' presentation from Microsoft Ignite NZ

Day 2 of Microsoft Ignite NZ

First day of Microsoft Ignite NZ

Website performance timing points – Comparing Google Analytics, Dynatrace SaaS, cURL, HAR and New Relic

The role of Scrum in digital transformation - part 2

It's time to talk about IT's role in transformation!

The role of Scrum in digital transformation - part 1

Are you sick of Shadow IT?

Partnership to help New Zealand businesses transform

Digital transformation leader moves to Equinox IT

Customers vs consumers - do you make a distinction in your analysis?

Do Waterfall and Agile hybrids make sense?

Business analyst techniques for uncovering customer needs

Building the digital backbone for transformation

The future of IT business analysis – moving from ‘what the business needs’ to ‘what the customer needs’

Overcoming your legacy system Achilles’ heel when transforming your New Zealand organisation

The role of IT in the digital transformation of New Zealand organisations

Using your existing hardware, Forward Secrecy and AES-NI to enhance system speed and security for free

Introducing Agile in Government - part 3: Getting the Kanban board right

Introducing Agile in Government - part 2: Implementing Kanban

Introducing Agile in Government - part 1: Assessing current state

How do you pick the best IT services company for your specific delivery needs?

Moving from Waterfall to Agile, mid-project

Vital Business Systems: When is bad performance good, and when does that change?

What should you expect from your IT service provider?

Dependency Inversion vs Dependency Injection vs Inversion of Control vs Programming to Interfaces

Agile requirements analysis and specification for a mobile application

Legacy system replacement - strangling a big ball of mud with microservices

Answers to your Scrum and Agile project management questions

3 Key take outs for writing better user stories

IT services in solution delivery – How do you get the best results from your provider?

Troubleshooting an Oracle UCM Batch Loader performance problem

Enhancing continuous delivery with blue-green deployment

Does cloud eliminate the need for performance testing? Short answer: ‘No’!

Does the Certified ScrumMaster course cover scaled Agile?

Part 3 – Performance monitoring Microsoft Exchange in production

As a Project Manager moving into Agile should I attend the Certified ScrumMaster or the Certified Scrum Product Owner course?

The important role Scrum bubbles play in Agile project success

Part 2 – Performance testing Microsoft Exchange using Jetstress and Load Generator

Can I get a job as a business analyst in NZ by undertaking a course or certification?

What are the barriers to adopting Scrum in the business and how do you overcome these?

The performance risks with Microsoft Exchange

Agile development – the importance of discipline

Can ‘Scrum everywhere’ be taken too far?

Part four: Gotcha! Pinpointing a browser performance problem under Citrix

Cross-platform DevOps with Visual Studio events in Wellington and Auckland

Scrum everywhere with Joe Justice - Adopting Scrum outside of technology teams

Part three: Target sighted – is Citrix causing the performance problem?

What benefits does a strong business case provide for an IT project?

How to pick the right IT consulting company in New Zealand

Part two: Following the trail to performance problems in front of the webserver

The Scrum Product Owner challenge that may be affecting your project

Finding the haystack: troubleshooting a hard to find software performance problem

What makes an effective business case?

What is performance testing and why does it matter?

What is the purpose of a business case and when would you use one?

Developing New Zealand’s IT skills to build a better future

As an IT consultant you need to know more than information technology

Blab: How do NZ organisations maximise the opportunities from DevOps and Bimodal IT?

Blab: How do DevOps and Bimodal IT play together?

Blab: What does Bimodal IT mean in a New Zealand context?

STOP! Read this before you suffer another unproductive business meeting

Blab: What does DevOps mean in a New Zealand context?

Blab: What are the biggest things you need to focus on during Agile adoption?

Your roadmap to becoming a master business analyst

Agile architect - 7 lessons for becoming a damn good one

Blab: What benefits can you see from fantastic Agile adoption?

Using Specification by Example to become a better business analyst

Blab: What are the most common Agile adoption problems?

Blab: What does a half-hearted Agile adoption mean?

Picking the right Kanban software  - Visual Studio vs JIRA vs Trello vs LeanKit

Agile architecture – How do you apply it in practice?

How do you run defect management on Agile projects?

Can model-driven architecture be used on Agile development projects?

Equinox IT’s Paul Ramsay recognised by IIBA

How do you make architectural decisions on an Agile project when you have no architect?

Agile architecture - Where does an architect fit in a Scrum sprint?

It’s the digital economy, stupid

How to determine the capacity of story points for a Scrum sprint when velocity is unstable

Digital disruption - The nature of the firm and the rise of the unicorns

Agile backlog  - The most badly implemented, yet most critical, technique on your project

Digital disruption - What are we actually talking about?

Deane Sloan appointed to Equinox IT General Manager Wellington

Scrum Master as servant-leader  - The difficulty of wearing two hats

Digital disruption and other 21st century challenges

JIRA and Trello user stories - how to customise and print them

Conquering Excel to build a Monte Carlo simulation for Agile project estimation

How to flourish in an IT job interview

How to write an IT CV that gets you shortlisted

Using Agile practices to manage project risk

How do you start a business analyst career in New Zealand?

12 smart ideas to keep your IT skills relevant

How much does IT training cost in New Zealand?

How much do IT consulting services cost in New Zealand?

How to pick an IT employer who aligns with your personal values

Public training vs in-house training – what’s best for your IT team?

7 Agile development problems Large-Scale Scrum helps you overcome

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