Hey folks, So the internship has finally come to an end meaning 12 weeks of hard work and partying is finally over! But before I get too sappy, allow me to fill you in on the past week… Monday was the team’s last day in the office (couldn’t believe it!) so we set to finishing […]Read more "The End of the First Chapter is the Start of a New One…"
Last Friday saw the four Extreme Blue teams head to the IBM South Bank offices in London to show off all the hard work from the last 11 weeks in the UK Expo. The teams set up across the canteen and client center with their plethora of posters, phones, cables and laptops ready to amaze… […]Read more "It’s Show Time! (Well, dress rehearsal…)"
So it has got to the interesting part of the internship, and probably the part most of you reading will be actually interested in hearing about. But of course with actual hard work and deadlines comes a lack of procrastination time to actually write up blog posts… It’s week 11 which means a couple of […]Read more "Silence… the noise made by people actually working"
Hello our dear devoted readers, This week we had our much anticipate d trial. We went to JLR HQ in Whitley, buried inside a magical heartland apparently called the “midlands”. While we drove around a lot and saw a lot of people there were no hobbits or dragons to be seen. The trial saw us […]Read more "The Much Awaited Trial"
Hello all! For those of you who are keen readers, you may believe we have a trial today. Unfortunately, it had to be delayed due to some corporate shenanigans. Welcome to the real world, reader. We just have to roll with the punches. Things can often take time, and for good reason: its important that […]Read more "Team JLR: Dev Dev Dev"
Hello again from team JLR! We started the week at a client meeting in IBM SouthBank in London. We were in IBM’s client center, in a room named after Sir Isaac Newton, famed apple farmer. The client center is a very swish all white area, possibly modeled after a certain company that thinks different. Theres […]Read more "Team JLR: Meetings, Trials and Calls: oh my"
Another week down! We are a third of the way through our project – eek! This week we’ve spent the majority of our time planning the design of our application with the help of our fabulous design mentors; in an agile way of course! From empathy maps and ‘as is’ diagrams to impact vs feasibly […]Read more "Team JLR – getting arty!"