Andy Hawthorne

Andy Hawthorne

Projects, photos and running

27 Jun 2020

Why I Am Writing About Writing

I'm not a writing teacher but the lack of simplicity in writing everywhere annoys me...
26 Jun 2020

Time to Bin Your Requirements Documents

Requirements implies compulsory and unchanging, so not very agile then...
22 Jun 2020

One Reason for Running

We all have our own reasons for going running, here's mine...
22 Jun 2020

Running Back to Life

Being able to run is a great thing and not just for the obvious reasons...
17 Jun 2020

Why Garden Birds Are Good for Your Photography

Garden birds can be challenging to photograph which makes them a good photographic workout...
16 Jun 2020

Why Projects Need Concise Writing

Clear, concise writing is an aim for all business documents. but for projects it's vital...
13 Jun 2020

One thing I know about running

Running is many things to many people but for me, it comes down to one thing...
09 Jun 2020

Running a Long Way

Running a long way needs endurance but it also needs the strength of your mind...
19 May 2020

Running and losing weight - part 2

Now that the weight has started to come off, how do you keep it going?
17 May 2020

Why Going Agile Is Worth the Effort

Digital agencies struggle with agile methodologies because of the business model they operate from. But there is a way...
16 May 2020

How to Take a Rest Day From Running

Taking rest days from running is hard. Here's a way to make it easier...
13 May 2020

How to Lose Weight by Running Part 1

Running and trying to lose weight go well together, but it's not as easy as you might think...
10 May 2020

Photographing in Black and White

Black and white photography is a good way to sharpen your skills, here’s why..
07 May 2020

Estimation and Story Points in an Agile Project

Using story points to estimate work is a better than time blocks, here's why...
05 May 2020

When Is a Project a Project?

When does normal work become a project? Or the other way around?
04 May 2020

Why Agile Spikes Are a Good Thing

Agile spikes are user stories that cannot be estimated. And they are OK, heres why...
02 May 2020

When We Could Walk the Streets

Ah, I remember a time when we could wander around with our cameras...
30 Apr 2020

Getting Close to Your Subject

Close-up photography opens up a new world of subjects to photograph...
26 Apr 2020

Why Polyglot Developers Get Hired

Polyglot developers get hired because they bring multiple skills to the table. But there's more to it than that...
20 Apr 2020

Why You Should Be Shooting in Raw Format

Raw format uses more space but also gives you more control over the finished photo...