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Our culture and values
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While writing a series of articles about H&Cs methodology, I realised that our success lies in our culture. Methodology without culture is like an engine without fuel. The wrong culture is like putting diesel in a petrol engine. So, before posting the first article in the series on methodology, here is a brief overview of what makes H&C tick.


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5 reasons innovation is needed more than ever
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Plato once said: “necessity is literally the mother of invention” and he continues to be correct. There is increasing evidence that the lockdown is a catalyst for a huge wave of innovation across industry, business, and everyday life.


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Why you still need a physical office with a distributed work model
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Distributed agile working is at the core of Hack and Craft. And now coronavirus has forced most companies into remote working, its benefits are becoming clear even to the most traditional businesses.


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10 rules for Distributed Agile — How H&C gets stuff done
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H&C has been working from home since before it became synonymous with flattening the curve. Many companies have previously allowed employees to work from home but the need for complex systems to be built by teams of people who don’t ever physically meet is a new challenge. Hopefully this account of how H&C does this will demonstrate that Distributed Agile is not only possible, but actually more efficient than co-located teams.


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Martin Peschke 1980 – 2018
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It is with deep sadness that I must announce that Martin Peschke died of a heart attack on the 10 February 2018. He was 37 years old.


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Tech Spaghetti launch young innovators tool kit
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Tech Spaghetti are crowd funding a radical new approach to teaching kids innovation skills. The concept for the Young Innovator’s Toolkit was born in late 2013, when Elliot and Leah started having conversations about how to develop innovation and creative thinking in children aged six to twelve.