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Agile Operations at SilverStripe - Why we needed to change


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Operations by nature is chaotic. It’s unpredictable, pressure-filled and noisy. You learn to go with it and all its craziness. However, with an expanding team (the largest at SilverStripe with eight team members), a growing workload and the responsibility of supporting a new product, we had to get smarter with how we managed that chaos.

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Release Candidate 3.1.13


SilverStripe version 3.1.13 rc1 stable has been released today, you can get a copy from our downloads section. All users of 3.1.12 or below are advised to be prepared for stable release.

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SilverStripe core committers hangout #5


[VIDEO] Original broadcast on 6th of May, 2015. 

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How to run an internal hackday


Each month SilverStripe runs an internal hackday. We’ve been doing this for a while now; in the past our hackdays had an open source focus and SilverStripers were encouraged to improve modules, fix bugs and review pull requests. We recently made some changes to broaden the scope of hackdays to not only help with our open source efforts; but to also learn something or help others learn; or to “scratch an itch” (improve internal tools and processes etc). We also encourage all SilverStripers to take part in our hackdays — not just technical folks.

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SilverStripe London now open


We are very excited to announce the opening of the SilverStripe London office. Right across the road from the iconic Tower of London and in the heart of London's tech scene. We are based in International House in the Rainmaking Loft shared office space.

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Joel Edwards Joel Edwards, 5 May 2015

Blog 2.0: Bigger. Better. Bloggier.


Over the last few weeks, we've been working hard to bring you a new (and much improved) blog module. We want to share some of the features with you.

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Govt.nz show and tell at Wellington SilverStripe meetup


The Wellington SilverStripe meetup on the 25th March was host to some interesting talks from the Govt.nz team. Govt.nz is built using SilverStripe and runs on the Common Web Platform (CWP) for the New Zealand Government. It aims to provide a simple and single point of contact for anyone wanting to interact with Government services.

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Open Source Goals: April - June 2015


Recently the teams at SilverStripe got together to talk about our goals for the next quarter. I'm part of a team focused on working on the SilverStripe CMS and key modules, and we decided on three areas we want to focus on. I'd like to share them with you.

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Christopher Pitt Christopher Pitt, 24 April 2015

What Open Source // Open Society taught us


Open Source // Open Society was a compelling two days of confronting, wide ranging, exploratory and exciting ideas. We left inspired, challenged, exhausted and incredibly proud to have been involved. It's common that this feeling fades after the buzz of the conference event has faded. But OS//OS challenged attendees to be involved, not just to listen to speakers but participate in discussions and create ideas that can be be put into action. We're confident that the ideas sparked will continue to grow now the event has passed. Here's some thoughts from the SilverStripe team who attended: 

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