Gerard Beckerleg Solution Architect at Orchard ABOUT ME Scrum guru Gerard Beckerleg has been a Solution Architect at SSW in Sydney since 2011. He also lists Scrum and agile practices as a passion. Using these skills and frameworks, Gerard has brought to life a raft of successful projects, such as Toll, Sydney Airports, McDonalds, Event…

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Happy New Year from the SSW TV team! We’re kickstarting the year by releasing a video special. It’s an in-depth interview featuring a real life product owner who talks to us about his perspectives using Agile on a large scale Enterprise project. SSW has just finished 28 weeks building the first release of a transport…

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Find out in less than 4 minutes the Top 5 Reasons to ditch Web Forms and move over to MVC already! #1: Testability– MVC provides true separation of concerns, and makes it easy to test the whole application from Unit Tests to Coded UI Tests. #2: Instant Pages – Get your admin pages up and…

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In this fast paced video, Gerard Beckerleg – Solution Architect at SSW – took an opportunity to interview 4 SharePoint experts at this years’ SharePoint Saturday event in Sydney. They offer some fantastic tips and describe the new features in SharePoint 2013 that excite them the most. They discuss, in order of appearance: Brian Farnhill…

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Gerard Beckerleg, Solution Architect at SSW, sat down with Marlon Marescia, Sales Manager at SSW to talk about the common pitfalls faced by teams working with Scrum and how you can overcome them. At SSW, Gerard is a seasoned ‘White Robe’ who is able to give great insight into the Scrum framework. This video is…

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In this video, Gerard Beckerleg – Solution Architect at SSW – is asked by Adam Cogan what he thinks are the various dysfunctions developers have when they use Scrum. Gerard gives his 3 top pain points he sees for developers using the Scrum methodology: Teams taking on extra tasks mid-sprint (given by the Product Owner)…

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