April 2015

5 articles


Events and Activities

A weekend of coding at the Eneco Toon Hackathon in Amsterdam

Posted by Avanade News on April 30, 2015

This is a guest blog post written by Avanade alum, Rosan Mosterman. Last month, I participated in the Eneco Toon Hackathon, an event that brought together 60 contestants who were challenged to develop a new application for the smart thermostat Toon. The fun of joining a hackathon is a full weekend doing the thing you like the most, coding! Also, i...


Career Focus

Q&A with entrepreneur Jessica Chivers on work/life balance

Posted by Avanade News on April 24, 2015

Balancing motherhood or other caregiving roles with a professional career can sometimes feel like a juggling act. We asked Jessica Chivers, UK-based coaching psychologist and author, for her perspective on the topic. What is the single most important thing you do to achieve work/life balance? Jessica:I detest the phrase work-life balance as it sugg...


Events and Activities

Avanade team celebrates Earth Day with park restoration

Posted by Tony Obregon on April 22, 2015

Over the weekend, a number of Avanade employees in Northern California participated in a special volunteer initiative in honor of Earth Day. The team came together to donate our time for a structured environmental project that helped restore and beautify Dimond Park in Oakland, California. This year marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. All over...



Partnership with Prince’s Trust gives youths a head start

Posted by Julian Tomison on April 14, 2015

Teamwork, leadership, performing under pressure - they're all vital skills for the workplace but not all of them can be learnt in the classroom. The life experiences we have that develop us into being resilient, perseverant and persistent in our work ethic, can be what set us apart in job interviews and ultimately, the workplace. One organisation t...


Technology in Action

A look inside digital innovation with Williams F1

Posted by Avanade News on April 9, 2015

This is a guest post from Williams Martini Racing's IT Director, Graeme Hackland. The start of the season is an exciting time in Formula 1. Every team believes they've done the best job they can and are targeting a better season than the year before. For Williams Martini Racing, we see the team as a serious challenger to our bigger, better funded...


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