Remote design sprints have become increasingly popular recently. To show how they work in practice, here’s a typical week working with the Met Office.
How to play nicely in a supplier partnership
We all have different ways of working. But with the right approach and attitude, you can work in harmony with supplier partners to deliver high-value projects.
Delivery management: it’s more than roadmaps
Driving delivery while empowering teams is a tricky balance. In this post I’ll shed some light on some of the tasks your friendly delivery manager does.
Scaling scrum and overcoming challenges
If you’ve ever been involved in building a single product with multiple teams you know how tricky it can be.
Putting methodology in the blender: How should “I” manage a project?
“I use PRINCE2”. “I apply Waterfall”. “I like Lean”. “I prefer Scrum”. “I <3 Agile!”Every project manager has their favourite approach, and some swear by “the one”. But why choose one when you can have them all?
The Microsoft x Met Office hackathon
Usually, when we hear the word hackathon it’s easy to think of an intense atmosphere with competing teams beavering away to be the first to crack the code. The hackathon I attended in October 2022 was a little different.
Why saying no can be a good thing
As delivery managers, one of our priorities is managing expectations. And so it’s imperative that we get comfortable with saying no sometimes.
What is it like to work with Made Tech as a client?
What is it like to work with Made Tech? It’s a good question – and an understandable one, if you’re a potential client thinking of working with us.
What went down at Deliver Con 2022
A couple of weeks ago we opened the Made Tech doors for the UK’s delivery manager community in and around the public sector. We shared our space to help host Deliver Con for 2 days, welcoming a range of wonderful speakers sharing their stories of agile delivery.
Accelerating delivery: 10 questions to ask your team
If you work in digital in the public sector, you’re probably aware of accelerated delivery. It helps to build projects faster, more efficiently, and with reduced risk.