Process Toqir Khalid

Characteristic of a good product owner

Typically on most Agile projects, the success (or failure) of a project can heavily depend on how good (or bad) the product owner is and how committed they are. Good Agile teams that consistently deliver the right thing at the right time, and with…

Process Olga Loyev

Relay runners and dance revolutions

This week I’m in Antwerp, Belgium for a 2 day Lean Change Agent workshop with Jason Little. Day 1 just ended and I’m exhausted!! But in that great my-brain-is-buzzing-with-new-ideas-and-information kind of way. Since my brain is way too excited to…

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…

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…

David Wynne

Tech Round Table 2012

Last Tuesday we got together as a tech team (developers, testers, agile project managers) and held a Tech Round Table of 2012. The premise was simple - let’s make a list of all the tech we’d used in 2012 and then figure out what we liked best, what…

Jon Sharratt

Inside red-badger.com

Here at our (currently) sunny workshop in Clerkenwell, myself and the fellow badgers have being busy carefully crafting this, the new red-badger.com website and blog. Internal projects here are run with an ethos of allowing software engineers to…

Badger Life insight leadership David Wynne

Devising a Training Budget

We go to quite a lot of effort at Red Badger to find the right people to employ, people who will invest themselves in our company and what we’re trying to achieve; all very noble.  But as with all good relationships, it’s not just about the take but…

Strategy Rachel Eyres

The new Badger

So I've joined the team at Red Badger, and now that I'm 2 weeks in I thought I'd share some musings. For those that don't know me, I'm the new Director of Client Services, which means I'm going to be responsible for all things business development,…