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Team retreat: Rethinking our social purpose in Croatia

Anyone who’s familiar with the game Two Truths, One Lie can start taking a guess as to which of the following statements are true or false: 1) remote teams benefit hugely from going on team retreats, 2) Hanno has gone on 4 team retreats, 3) post-its aren’t practical for remote teams. Let’s start by looking at the first one...

Oskar the Slackbot is now open source

We’re glad to announce that our Slackbot 'Oskar' is open source. You can now check out our public GitHub repository to clone and fork it.

Oskar: from idea to execution

Taking a product from idea to execution is never easy. In this post, we show you the technical challenges we faced when creating our very own internal tool.

Here’s the tool we’ve built to overcome remote isolation in our team

If you have been working from home, you may have noticed how easy it is to slip into remote isolation. Here's an automated tool we built to resolve this...

Reinventing Organisations: next steps towards ‘going teal’ at Hanno

How we'll be working our way through the challenges of self-management in the next few weeks.

Why offline-first matters, and what developers should know about it

Summary of Marcel's talk about offline-first at jsDay, the annual JavaScript conference in Verona.

How we use OKRs to boost our team

A look inside how the team at Hanno uses OKRs to gain huge growth at home and at work.

How to get hired by a remote team

Getting a great remote job is tough. Here are a few words of advice to increase your odds.

Plotting our new route towards Social Good

If we don’t find a way of turning our emerging vision into immediate actions, it will be in danger of remaining simply an idealistic ambition, gathering dust instead of momentum.

Navigating the stormy seas of organisational change

We've been going through some challenging transitions in the last few weeks. Here's how we've been trying to reduce the stress and trauma that comes with that.

Getting into remote design thinking with MURAL

We've already talked about how we started to get into design thinking. But the biggest challenge was yet to come.

The State of Hanno: May 2015

It's time for massive change. Here's why we're going to give up profit maximisation and become a social good business.

A simple experiment, a huge impact

Here is a Design Thinking exercise that we did at our recent workshop, and what we've learned from it in terms of user testing and idea validation.

A shipmate got to have a code

Improving our code quality has always been an important part of our process. To help us get closer to producing the best code we can, we've defined a set of rules we call Pillars. Here's how it all came about.

How Hanno became remote

It was never really our intention to be quite so committed to being a remote team. And it certainly wasn’t easy to get to this point. But there’s absolutely no way we’d change that, now.

Team retreat: design thinking in Buenos Aires

Last February the Hanno ship docked in Argentina for a week. Here's what great things we learnt from the Design Thinking workshop during our team retreat.

When Hyper met Hanno

I woke up this morning like I do every morning: slumbering in the semi-darkness as I roll out of a friend’s sofa-bed I’m crashing on while I figure out my next few weeks in London.