Nexor Directory Guardian

Nexor Directory Guardian January 2014 As readers of this blog will know, NEXOR have recently moved offices. Part of the culture of the new building is a less clutter.  The journey involved opening many cupboards and draws that had not seen the light of day for a long...

Securing the Guard

Securing the Guard January 2014 I have talked previously about the challenge of building a File Guard, and the approach we took to designing it. Because we are building a physical appliance, there is a lot more to design than software – we have to design the whole...

Collaborative Working in Practice

Collaborative Working in Practice December 2013 I have talked previously about the nature of the File Guard project, and what makes it a big task. Today, I’d like to share the new approach we took to create the design for that project. File Guard is a project with a...

Design for the Novice…

Design for the Novice… December 2013 In the article How to Avoid a Common Product Mistake Many Teams Make, Mark Suster (@msuster) observes The single biggest mistake most product teams make is building technology for what they believe the user would want rather...

A Brief Introduction into Threat Analysis

A Brief Introduction into Threat Analysis December 2013 The purpose of this blog piece is to introduce the concept of threat analysis, what it is and why it’s a good idea, while at the same time present a simple and effective way to try it yourself.  It is part...

Continuous Improvement

Continuous Improvement November 2013 At Nexor, one of our company values is continuous improvement. When I say it’s a company value, I’m not talking about a checkbox on a form. This is something that is truly ingrained into everything we do, and it’s...