Bozhidar reflects on his first experience with Imago and how he put long forgotten video game hosting skills to good use in a project to move a famous agile coaching game online.
Working with clients is challenging but the rewards of delighting your client by developing software that really delivers on their needs make it worthwhile. Ingy reflects on her Imago summer project experience and draws some lessons for working with non-technical clients.
We helped a group of researchers from the Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS) and Caritas Diocese of Salford by developing a digital version of a toolkit that facilitates online service delivery in the charity and voluntary sector. The toolkit aims to help the sector design online versions of services that retain the warmth and personal […]
6 Students, 2 Months, 7 Hours a Week
How much can a team of 6 University of Manchester undergraduate students achieve, working for 7 hours a week, in just 2 months? The answer is: a lot! We tried this experiment this spring, as we ran our final batch of projects under the aegis of the Institute of Coding. We’ve run full-time summer projects […]
Anonymous Local Contact Tracing has been developed to reduce the spread of the virus by our team as part of an initiative taken by our partners The Soteria Institute (soteriainstitute.org) and Enduring Net (enduringnet.org). LCT is designed to be deployed with minimal time and financial resources. LCT is a grassroots initiative adopted and used inside […]
It is widely acknowledged that an internship empowers students to gain the skills and experience that they need to get started with their careers later on. It can also provide students with real working experience, letting students know if their aspirations match the job reality. Why Imago can provide students with real-world experience? Imago is […]
As a part of my work in the Cohere project, I had to learn about and utilise Docker. The purpose of this article is to impart some knowledge and lessons about Docker, knowledge that I wish I had known when I initially started utilising it. This blog post is split into two distinct sections: the first section presents a brief overview of Docker itself and its uses, and the second section provides some Windows-specific advice. What is Docker? Docker is an open platform that allows users to package up applications in containers with everything they need to run. […]
COVID-19. Need I say more? It’s totally changed how people work and will affect how workplaces operate for years to come. This article discusses how we, the Supergen team, worked together despite never meeting in person and being spread across different timezones. In order to function well as a team, all members should get along […]
Working with Netlify CMS
Amish explains how the Netlify CMS was used to create a simple but effective wiki facility, to allow Supergen Bioenergy Hub researchers to keep their app up-to-date.