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comfort zone

“A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.” – Unknown

It’s July. I had  just handed in my final thesis yesterday  and now I am in the comfort of my home, curled up on the couch with a cup of tea and some candles, with a long list of TV series and movies to watch on Netflix.


user story

Starting off my new role as a Business Analyst, I have had a week-long refresher course on the ‘right’ way to write User Stories.

‘Right’ in quotes, because there really is no right or wrong way to write a User Story. All you have are a set of guidelines and common practices, all of which are only tried and true methods as experienced by your peers.


innovation sprint

Returning to work after the Christmas break can sometimes seem like a strong dose of reality following the New Year festivities but Outware used this short week as an opportunity to engage the team and run their first Innovation Sprint: a four day ‘hackathon-esque’ event to push the boundaries of the company’s knowledge. Here I will be look at what an Innovation Sprint actually is,