Dan Dineen

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  • One Hour Upgrade - April 2017 edition

    Although flat-out with sprint work, the team managed to squeeze in a quick One Hour Upgrade before the Easter break. As it had been less than a month since the last upgrade, I was expecting fewer stories for consideration. As...

  • One Hour Upgrade - March 2017 edition

    This March we brought the sunshine with a productive One Hour Upgrade. We had a record 19 stories submitted to the backlog, pruning those down to a manageable 8 with careful voting and some team discussion. Participants opted to pair...

  • One Hour Upgrade - January 2017 edition

    The first One Hour Upgrade of 2017 was a compact but busy event with a number of interesting proposals put forward for consideration. In total, there were 16 new stories added to the backlog by 7 participants. Of those, 8...

  • One Hour Upgrade - December 2016 edition

    The inaugural monthly edition of One Hour Upgrade was a quieter affair than usual as the Digital team was ravaged with Christmas plague. Thankfully our numbers were bolstered by a couple of One Hour Upgrade neophytes eager to get involved....

  • Are we there yet? 3 years in agile design

    It’s been almost 3 years since I joined the University of Bath digital team and, despite committing wholly to the agile workflow, I’m still struggling to reconcile certain aspects of our working practice with the freelance life I left behind....

  • Development Plan Report Number 1

    Last month, I made a trip to the Library to delve into the archives of the University. Together with colleagues in Imaging, Design and Printing Services (IDPS), the plan was to get a crash course on brand design. The head...

  • The design function Christmas wishlist 2015

    After a busy year, the onset of Christmas always provides a brief moment to step back and reflect upon everything that has happened over the last 12 months. 2015 has been our year for honing workflows, trying out new tools...