Last week felt like I got nothing done, however in retrospect, a lot got done.
Last week was reasonably intense. I started it by reading “The Critical Chain” by Eliyahu Goldratt – which was a fantastic read – over the weekend. Monday, I started investigating how we might implement this in our project management tools and processes to see if it has an impact. Given the pressure the project team have on them right now with a product launch imminent (
Over the past 15 years, Thinking.Studio has been extremely fortunate to have some exceptional talent. So in writing this post, I thought it would make sense to share what I believe are some key contributing factors to recruiting excellent experienced IT, design, and software engineering talent.
Last week was mostly spent refactoring Python code to add a set of features that use external data. A little annoying as I had to go through integrating a couple of other search engines before I found a workable solution using Bing Web Search API. It’s super easy to manage (through Azure dashboard) and the performance is excellent. I wrote a little Python wrapper for it and plugged it into our keyword engine and it’s working great.
A look at the implications of the banking Royal Commission on the customer experiences and digital systems being used by the financial services industry