Headforwards Founding Director, Toby Parkins shares his thoughts on the progress made so far working with Cornwall College and exciting plans for the year ahead.
Lindsey Nicholls, who heads up our People Operations, discusses joining the team during lockdown, and how we’re striving to provide true work-life balance.
Developer Mark Strudwick shares what he’s learned about teamwork from previous lives as a soldier and lifeboat crew member – and how it applies to coding teams.
Turbulence in the market sparks everyone’s interest; employees wonder what’s going on, and employers want to know more – given how much a situation of this kind can shift the cost base of doing anything. But is it as bad as we think it is?
Headforwards founding director, Toby Parkins shares his thoughts.
Data Solutions Designer Kanaga Selvi Nachiyar explains how we measure data quality and help organisations improve their data practices.
Product Owner Tom Goldring explains how we turn client needs into a living requirements document that our teams can use to guide software development.
In the final instalment of our four-part series, Dave Longman discusses how to use averages to estimate the undefined work in your backlog.
Unlocking the power of Buddha to write perfect code? Unfortunately not. Software dev Peter Conway coins the term ‘karmic programming’ to describe coding with the future in mind.
At its most effective, Agile development is part of widespread organisational change – and that requires an Agile approach to change management.
In the third of a four-part series, Dave Longman takes you through a spreadsheet that uses Monte Carlo simulations to forecast project timelines.
Scrum Master Andy Roberts discusses why you don’t need to pit bespoke development against off-the-shelf tools when you’re choosing software.
Mike Fosker chats through the highlights from his recent “Orienting for Outcome” talk from this year’s Agile on the Beach.
Learn more about our work with Cornwall Council, which focuses on unlocking data potential and increasing data literacy across the workforce.
Business Analyst Kath Moore explains her role as the connector between clients and devs, and how she helps facilitate good communication and great software.
Data analyst Méabh Murphy shares seven principles for effective data storytelling, from digging deep in the data to tailoring presentations to your audience.
Software QA Leader Przemek Furtak explores the challenge of building high-quality software – and the complexity of defining ‘quality’ in the first place.
In the second of our four-part forecasting series, scrum master Dave Longman discusses his approach to estimating how long it takes to complete a story.
In the first of a four-part series, Account Director Dave Longman explores whether estimates are a useful tool – and how to forecast project progress effectively.
To achieve ambitious digital goals, council IT teams need to move away from slow traditional development practices and embrace Agile.
uncils have vast amounts of data with untapped potential. Our work with Cornwall Council focuses on unlocking that potential and increasing data literacy across its workforce.
Headforwards co-founder Craig Girvan reflects on our hiring process, how we choose the right talent, and the work we put in to help them thrive in their roles.