Rachael Shah

Insights Into The Digital World



A LEGO SCRUM communities of practice

As part of the Deliver conference 2019 I ran a community of practice workshop around facilitating the LEGO SCRUM workshop activity.

Quick link to my google presentation presentation slides 

And you can read more to see a summary of the session and to get the resources referenced.

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New Year, New Job — key questions to consider before you take the plunge!

So the end of 2017 has been a rather eventful time, in the space of 5 weeks I:

  • left a job
  • started a job
  • handed in my notice
  • left a job
  • interviewed for jobs
  • started a new job

This was a significant personal and professional learning experience for me. As i’ve never started a job somewhere and so early on realised it wasn’t the right fit for me. It ended up with me taking the brave decision to hand in my notice within the first 3 weeks of starting! Given that a lot of people start the New Year with the plan to bag a new job I thought the timing of this post could be helpful for others.

So in the spirit of reflection and sharing learnings I’ve shortlisted 6 key points to consider when making a new move! Read the full article on medium. 

What is user experience and why user test? My learnings from a UX agency

After I joined magenticNorth last year I got introduced to the world User Experience (UX) having had the pleasure of working with a team of talented creatives.

Its an area of digital i’ve become increasingly involved with by attending conferences and meet-ups such as Ladies that UX plus through my work where I have been involved in user testing for various projects.

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IDM reviewed – My experience of working and studying full-time

“Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism.” – David M. Burns

2015 has been a busy year for me. I got married, changed jobs and completed my IDM Professional diploma in Digital Marketing all within the space of 2 weeks.

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An interview with Baroness Martha Lane-Fox

As a young ambitious female in the industry, who loves to hear the stories and opinions of inspirational women, I’ve decided to create, curate and share interviews to learn from them and encourage fellow women in digital to aspire to be the best they can be.

I’m very excited to share my first interview with you. A truly inspiring woman who makes me wonder how I can pack more into my day! Continue reading “An interview with Baroness Martha Lane-Fox”

Remote. Reviewed

Rating: 4/5 stars

Time to read: 1 week
Why should I read it?

A) For those of you wanting to work remotely, equip yourself with some solid reasons to convince your boss to give it a go.

B) For those of you interested in efficient working, business culture, better work life balance and the new co-working trend.

Sound up your street, then read on.

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