Launching our DevOps toolchain

12 December 2018 • Eugene Dementiev • Richard McMillan

Building, hosting and maintaining multiple web applications on different technologies is a complex task. To help, we developed two open-source cloud automation tools – ssm-parent and ecs-tool.

Experience Week 2018: What went down

11 December 2018 • Sam Yates

Wellington's first Experience Week saw creatives flock to New Zealand's cultural capital in celebration of human-centred design. We break down the week's events, and look ahead to next year.

Moving Springload to the public cloud

03 December 2018 • Richard McMillan

Almost three years ago, we started migrating our infrastructure to Amazon Web Services (AWS). It’s part of our strategy to automate our development workflow wherever we can, and provide our clients with scalable, world-class services.

Meet Rachel and Zoe, our Summer of Tech interns

29 November 2018 • Thomas Sutherland

We're hosting two talented interns through the Summer of Tech (SoT) programme – design intern Rachel Bolt, and developer intern Zoe Richards. We talked about what drives them, their SoT experience, and why they chose Springload.

New Zealand needs to talk about AI

15 November 2018 • Andrew Smith

Stories about artificial intelligence are everywhere, right? It may seem like the machines are pushing their own AI propaganda, but really it’s part of a growing global conversation. And New Zealand needs to start playing a greater part.

Experience Week 2018

15 November 2018 • Sam Yates

Experience Week (26 November – 2 December) is an annual gathering of creative, innovative, and intelligent minds who use human-centred design principles to create impactful solutions. 

What a UX designer does

24 October 2018 • Thomas Sutherland

User experience (UX) design may seem like a vague concept. But there are many people who do it for a living. So whether you’re working with (or want to be) a UX designer, we’ll help you get a clearer idea of what they do and how they do it.

Getting to know Google Ads

09 October 2018 • Sam Yates

Creating stand-out ads in our ad-filled world is a big challenge for today's marketers. But Google Ads provides a powerful platform that helps them do just that.

Becoming a more diverse and inclusive workplace

02 October 2018 • Aidan Rasmussen

What does diversity and inclusion in the workplace really mean? This is one of the big questions we’re asking ourselves as we lay the foundations to become a more inclusive company.

Why research is critical for optimisation

28 September 2018 • Emma Howes

Optimising your site’s conversion rate can reduce drop-offs in traffic and loss of revenue. But knowing where to focus your effort means first exploring how your audience is using your site.