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Agile Product Management Meetup at ProductTank

November 13th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

ProductTank - Agile Product Management

Agile Product Management was the subject for October’s ProductTank, with talks from Roman Pichler, Harvey Wheaton and Tom Loosemore. Agile management is an iterative method of determining requirements for projects in a highly flexible and interactive manner, and on client side projects working to budgetary requirements, rather than fixed scopes and specifications, it is being adopted by many organisations.

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Kriega R25 Motorcycle Backpack Review

October 24th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

Kriega R25 Logo

It only takes a moment on the 8.21 Southwest Trains service from Clapham Junction to Teddington for me to realise just how much I use the Kriega R25 backpack. For the past five months, the Kriega R25 has carried my camera, laptop, books, holiday gear, badminton stuff and general work related paraphernalia with me pretty much on a daily basis.

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One Year of Motorcycling with a Honda CB600F Hornet

May 3rd, 2011 by Richard Stowey

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I bought my Honda CB600F Hornet a year ago and I’ve been commuting on average 100 miles per week since then. I wanted to take this opportunity to share my thoughts on what I have learned.
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Categories: London, Motorcycling

Digital Project Managers London Meetup #2

December 9th, 2010 by Richard Stowey

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Ive just started planning the second Digital Project Managers London Meetup. The next one is on the 26th January 2011.

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Digital Project Management Meetup in London

September 28th, 2010 by Richard Stowey

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I spend most of my working day as a Digital Project Manager. Actually, aside from lunch, it’s what I spend my entire day doing. I want to get in touch with a few more though, so I have started a meetup.

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Outrace Audi Production Line Robots at the London Design Festival 2010

September 19th, 2010 by Richard Stowey

Outrace - London Design Festival 2010

Friday marked the launch of the London Design Festival with the writing of the words “LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL 2010 IS NOW OPEN” on the set of Audi production line robots which have been placed in Trafalgar Square.

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Richmond Photowalk 2010

July 31st, 2010 by Richard Stowey

Worldwide Photowalk 2010 - Richmond, London

Scot Kelby’s Worldwide Photowalk is an event which takes place each year around the world where photographers come together in groups to take pictures within their local areas. Last year I went to the Bristol event, but since moving to London 9 months ago, I decided this year to take part in the Richmond event on this years photowalk day.

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Learning to Ride a Motorcycle: Honda CB600F Hornet

July 2nd, 2010 by Richard Stowey

After passing my Direct Access motorcycle test last August, and since moving from the country into London, I recently purchased a Honda CB600F Hornet. It’s not the one above, but slightly older. Over the past month, i’ve been getting to grips with some of the trials and tribulations of riding a motorcycle in London, and commuting to work on it.

Here are some of the lessons i’ve learnt.

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Categories: London, Motorcycling

At What Point Are Adverse Weather Conditions Considered Normal?

January 23rd, 2010 by Richard Stowey

Mini in the snow

Snow in the UK generally means that the country comes to a halt. Planes are grounded, cars stuck in their driveways and trains in the station. During the snowy and icy conditions, the national rail system blames delays and cancellations on ‘adverse weather conditions’. But how long before adverse becomes normal? Read the rest of this post…

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Decode: Digital Design Sensations Exhibition at the V&A Museum

January 2nd, 2010 by Richard Stowey

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As is usually the case over the festive holiday period, I had a little more time on my hands than usual. After seeing a number of adverts for the Decode: Digital Design Sensations exhibition at the V&A I decided to go and check it out and see what all the fuss was about… Read the rest of this post…

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