Running Azure DevOps events with Microsoft in Wellington and Auckland

by Brendon Livingstone on 05/12/2018 01:30

As the only New Zealand owned company to be a Microsoft Gold Partner for the DevOps competency we were delighted to yesterday work with Microsoft to deliver a half-day Azure DevOps event in Wellington. The event started with breakfast and we had a full room attending the presentations. The same event is taking place today in Auckland at Microsoft's offices.

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Presenting on multi-factor authentication at OWASP meet-up

by Kevin Thomas on 02/11/2018 12:33

On Monday night I presented on multi-factor authentication at the OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) New Zealand Chapter meetup in Wellington.

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

by Brendon Livingstone on 28/03/2018 10:00

Agile projects can often be like a first dance lesson where everyone is treading on each other's toes. We often are asked at Equinox IT about the roles of Project Manager and Scrum Master for Agile projects. Are they both needed? What are the boundaries? Should they be combined?

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

by Brendon Livingstone on 13/02/2018 10:00

Sprints, user stories, definitions of done, daily stand-ups, backlog grooming, sprint planning, retrospectives, burn-down charts, pair programming, technical spikes, continuous integration, test driven development, specification by example, refactoring…

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

by Brendon Livingstone on 17/01/2018 10:00

We regularly receive enquiries from people looking to attend our Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) courses, which are delivered by our Certified Scrum Trainer Rowan Bunning from Scrum WithStyle. Sometimes the questions are from people with little or no project, product or Agile experience. If you are in this situation, then in this post we will help you understanding whether Certified ScrumMaster training is right for you.

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