Process Leila Firouz

Knowing the elephant: mobbing way

Once upon a time, six blind men went to find out what an elephant is.The first man touched the legs of the elephant and thought, an elephant is like a big pillar or a tree with strong skin. The second man touched the tail and came to the conclusion…

UX & Design Joe Dollar-Smirnov

Staying Lean in Complex Organisations

There’s been loads of writing about how operating models vary from business to business. Since Agile was a thing (from 2001) it has grown to become a buzzword that many organisations see as a silver bullet. This is not a new phenomenon. We often see…

Harriet Adams

Death by meeting (strippers need not apply)

Over the years, I've worked with a number of FTSE 100 companies. To this day, I still have no idea how anyone gets anything done, considering most of their 9 - 5 is either in meetings, preparing for a meeting, or talking about the actions from those…

Olga Loyev

Consumers in the driver seat

I love math. So when it comes to analytics and stats, my brain smiles and my eyes spark, which is one of the things that attracted me to work at Red Badger. We are agile by nature and methodical in practice. We take analytical approach to problem…

Sarah Knight

Badger Academy - Week 10

Badger Time Retro

This week Joe introduced us to the concept of Agile Retrospectives. This is an opportunity to look back at the project so far and review how everything is going. What do we want to start doing? Continue doing more of? Stop doing?…

UX & Design Sinem Erdemli

The Design Sprint at Red Badger

At Red Badger, we typically start projects by gathering insights and working out initial concepts. This allows us to understand the users, identify a scope for the project with clients and prepare design assets for development. Also known as ‘sprint…

Strategy Cain Ullah

JLT World Risk Review - Rapid Innovation

We have recently delivered a project for Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) to re-design and build their World Risk Review website. We're currently in the final hardening sprint, doing some bug fixing and UAT. We'll be able to talk more about the benefits…

Process David Wynne

A history of Lean in 10 books

The term “lean” is thrown around a lot in the software world these days. It's the new agile. In reality, most people don't really understand what is meant by lean, or at least what was meant by the those who pioneered the movement.

technology Jon Sharratt

Sprint efficiently with GitHub

As with everything we do here at Red Badger we try and iterate and improve each of our disciplines during an application's or project’s life cycle. One of the items that we have been exploring is the use of GitHub and what it can bring to the table…

leadership Cain Ullah

The Science of Buoyancy

When trying to convince, persuade or influence others, rejection is commonplace. How can you bounce back from rejection and use the same techniques to influence the morale of your staff?

In March, I went to see Dan Pink discussing the “The Science…