In a lot of projects, teams fear receiving feedback on 7 weeks of their work. We are glad to say it is not a case for Team School Outreach – and not just because we believe in our own ideas. This Monday we held a full day user test session in Hursley and it was […]Read more "Team School Outreach: Green screen and other adventures"
Hello everyone, It is week 7 and we can’t believe how quickly the time flows – it seems like yesterday I sat my university exams, yet my summer is coming to an end. Good thing our internship stretches into September, giving us a few more weeks to perfect our project. Even with time slipping fast, […]Read more "Team School Outreach: Three Reasons to Celebrate"
Hey everyone, Tom here, delivering to you the week six blog of the schools outreach team. We have had a really productive week of development and would love to share some of this with you today! Perfectly placed for high quality blog writing I am currently sitting on a bench overlooking the IBM cricket pitch […]Read more "Team School Outreach: When the dev gets tough, the tough get devving"
Hello everyone! Week 5 is almost done and we’re currently putting the final touches on our code before the weekend. Although… let’s face it we’ll probably end up having a developing session during the weekend, right boys? Ok so as the title suggests week 5 was mainly about development. The guys and me (Ioannis) kick-started […]Read more "Team School Outreach: All we do is Dev Dev Dev no matter whaaat!"
Hi guys, we’re back again 🙂 From wireframes evaluations to requirements and targets, initial development and our first demo – we’ve been busy here at Hursley! At IBM we tailor our development to our users’ and clients’ needs. So, it is necessary that we value the user feedback. We’ve learned a lot about how to […]Read more "Team School Outreach: Race with time for the first demo!"
Welcome back everyone, This week, we had to sell our project. Of course we don’t mean drafting financial valuations and legal contracts! In week three, we had to face our first weekly presentation. So what are the Extreme Blue presentations? Each week all four teams get together at the Hursley House Auditorium – the oldest […]Read more "Team School Outreach – How to sell the project?"
Hello everyone, Time at Extreme Blue flows very quickly – we barely started, and here we are finishing the second week in the office. Those two weeks were very much about growing – we grew closer as a team, our project matured and we even went from working with school-kids to interviewing IBMers much more […]Read more "Team School Outreach: The era of grown-up business"