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Tommy Oldfield

New team member

Hi, my name is Tommy and on 6 January, I became the latest member to join the digital communications team. In my role as a web developer, I will be responsible for maintaining and updating the University’s web projects…

New team member

Hi there, my name is David and I am the newest addition to the digital communications team. I started on 6 March in the role of web developer, and I will be working on delivering web projects for the University as well…

New team member

Hi, my name is Nick. On 15 January, I became the latest member to join the digital communications team. As a web developer, it will be my job to support the delivery of the University’s web projects and to assist in…

Aaron's leaving shot

I’ve set out on a new adventure

As I write this, I’ve been working remotely for the digital communications team for a little over a month now and will formally leave at the end of July. The reason being that my wife needed to move to Philadelphia for…

Social media and web content editor

New team member

Hello, it is nice to meet you! My name is John and I am the newest member of the digital communication team. I joined the team on Monday 5 June as the new social media and web content editor. I might be new to the…

mahjong

Our team culture: Agile and fun

If you’ve read any of the posts on this blog, you might have guessed that the digital communications team is an Agile team. You’d be right. And being Agile means that we’re focused on collaborative, iterative…

We recently moved our retrospectives from a physical board using Post Its to Trello

Using Trello for team retrospectives

Retrospectives are an important tool for Agile teams like ours. They allow the team to reflect frequently (usually at the end of an iteration) on work habits and processes, and agree how to improve them. We hold…

Introduction

The digital communications team has a new member, and we’d like to take this opportunity to introduce Maria Drummond. Maria has joined digital communications as a digital data and content editor. From Newcastle…