This month, we celebrate Black history, and to mark Black History Month at Made Tech, we’ve decided to put together a few team interviews to get a better insight to what Black history and culture means to our team members.
International Women’s Day: How we choose to challenge gender bias and inequality
As part of our team’s International Women’s Day celebration, members from our leadership team have shared some of the ways they #ChooseToChallenge gender bias and inequality to create a better culture for people at Made Tech and the wider community.
Analysis Paralysis – Stop slowing down your enterprise!
So you are trying to build a fast moving digital organisation, one that responds to market opportunities, is decisive and can get things delivered. One of the challenges you may encounter is a thing we call Analysis Paralysis.
What makes a great Tech Lead?
If you’re a developer trying to understand what may be required to take a step up, then you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’ll discuss a few of the traits that we look for when hiring or promoting into Tech leadership roles:
Introduction to Agile and Scrum
Over the past five years, Agile has gained significant traction and has been adopted by organisations of all shapes and sizes.
Why a Made Tech IPO – and why now?
We’re listing our shares on the London Stock Exchange, becoming a public company as of this morning. So I just want to share our reasons, so hopefully everyone can see that this is not only good news for Made Tech as a business, but more importantly for our customers and our staff.
Homeless Hackday London
At Made Tech, we run an internal Hack Day or Learning Day every month. We take time off our paid work to focus on learning something new, like a new programming language, or to hack together some tools that solve a problem we’re encountering.
Recruiting a tech team
Recruiting the right group of people is one of the most important parts of building a top software delivery team. In this article, we take a look at some things you should consider whilst recruiting, and a few things that you should try to avoid.
Continuous Delivery: Feature Toggles
When practising Continuous Delivery, it’s important that your application is deployable at all times. This can introduce some challenges, especially when you have features that span multiple builds, or bug fixes that need to get into production quickly.
Pros and Cons of Ruby on Rails
Here at Made Tech we’re big fans of Ruby and use Ruby on Rails for most of our web applications. Over the years we’ve had countless conversations about the pros and cons of Ruby.