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The importance of rest – Part 2: A leader’s perspective

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Some of you may have read my initial post on the importance of rest: http://kirstiehaxby.com/development/the-importance-of-rest If you have – you’ll have read why it’s so important to implement effective methodologies and how to recognise the times where you need… Read More

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Hiring PHP Developers – Silicon MilkRoundAbout

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In my capacity as Head of Tech at StylistPick, the onus falls on to me to ever expand our technical team to meet our needs. Problem is – I need really good PHP Developers! Where are they?! I… Read More

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PHP UK Conference 2011

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Well it’s that time of year again where the UK’s PHP Developers descend on Islington Business Design Centre for the day to hear about the latest trends, technologies and hopefully expand some knowledge. I was celebrating my new… Read More

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Implementing Agile – part 1

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Sooooooooooo! You want to implement Agile ja? Ok first step, are we really aware of what is Agile, why is Agile right for me, how do I get my company/team on board and how do I make it… Read More

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The importance of rest….

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Many developers these days are asked, feel they need to or told they have to work ridonkulous (thanks Nat, I love this word!) hours. Most of the time, this is because the company must pull together at times… Read More