14
Nov
2018
Welcome to our 6 new team members!

Chris Wright, Shona Rock, Chris Ellis, Gilly Swift, Rob White (left to right)

No, that’s not Bluefruit's very own Cheerleading Squad – we have 6 new colleagues! A warm welcome to our new (and very fit) team members.

31
Oct
2018

All work and no treats, makes for zombies. To combat the onset of rigor mortis caused by hours of staring at lines of code, our social guild have come up with a great day of ghoulish fun for the team!

20
Sep
2018
Mission to Mars – Byte-Size

It’s Mission to Mars (Reloaded) time! A couple of weeks ago, Software Cornwall ran two versions of the ‘Mission to Mars’ work experience courses.

21
Aug
2018
Mind Hygiene – tips to avoid digital distraction

A few weeks ago, some of our Bluefruit colleagues joined the Women of Silicon Roundabout Conference in London. Jane Orme (Bluefruit Software Engineer) recaps one of the talks, addressing mental wellbeing and tips to help us with our digital behaviours - in a world of social media distractions.

13
Aug
2018
Burnout in Agile Teams – what are Bluefruit’s strategies to prevent it?

One of our favourite conferences “Agile on the Beach” took place 3 weeks ago in Falmouth. If you haven't come across it yet and work in an agile / tech environment we really recommend this conference which boasts multiple talks over 2 days, exploring the latest techniques Software Development & Delivery, Business Agility, Agile Teams & Practices, Product Design, and Management.

6
Aug
2018
Bluefruit Agile Huddle – into the big blue!

Time flies and the first week of our Agile Huddle is already over. In previous years, we’ve created mock projects for teams to work through. However, this year we decided to change things up a bit and use the project to do some good for a local social enterprise.

25
Jul
2018
Why we are dedicated to being a Disability Confident employer

Catriona Tong and Steve Forth

There are around 13.3 million disabled people in the UK. In 2017, 376,000 people with disabilities of working age were unemployed. Over half of UK employers are potentially missing out on hiring the best person for the job because they are unintentionally excluding disabled talent.