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Looking back on the year that was 2021

Looking back on the year that was 2021

FinoComp video:  Our year in review    In a year that started with the green shoots of hope, with the world beginning to open-up we were excited to see everyone back in the office when we held our inaugural “Ficnic” in March. This all came to shuddering halt when Delta hit, and were once...

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FinoComp Focus – Matt Smith

FinoComp Focus – Matt Smith

Developing a successful user frontend My official title is software engineer here at FinoComp, but I spend the majority of my time focussed on the frontend user interface (UI) development.  My role within FinoComp covers a wide range of roles and responsibilities within the frontend development...

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2021 Alumni Award for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

2021 Alumni Award for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Huge congratulations to our managing director Ray Tubman who last night scooped the Winner of the 2021 Alumni Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Wollongong Fellowship and Alumni Awards Virtual Celebration. These awards celebrate the achievements of outstanding UOW...

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FinoComp Focus – Alan Wilkie

FinoComp Focus – Alan Wilkie

What does performance look like? From high frequency trading to microservices. Senior Software Engineer Alan Wilkie takes a closer look at our tech stack and what makes a good software developer.   What makes a good software developer? Software development is a creative process, turning a...

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FinoComp Focus – Peter Nicholson

FinoComp Focus – Peter Nicholson

Microservices at Scale – it’s a team game "It never gets old - there are always fresh and interesting things to learn." I've been working in software development and information technology for a few decades now. It's still fascinating to me. Like the universe we live in, the field of software...

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GuestSpot: MW Studios

GuestSpot: MW Studios

Having recently been through a successful website refresh, the first in our new GuestSpot blog series is from UK design based consultancy MW Studio who worked with us on the rebuild. MW Studio, has worked closely with FinoComp on its branding and marketing communications for a number of years. We...

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FinoComp Focus – Megan Delaney

FinoComp Focus – Megan Delaney

My role at FinoComp is a combination of a Scrum Master and developer. I came on as a graduate in 2019, in a developer role. Back when I joined there were only the two Jamberoo offices, the FinoComp family was much smaller, and we all worked out of Jamberoo. Now many more teams have been added to...

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FinoComp Focus – Alan Kan

FinoComp Focus – Alan Kan

Alan relocated from Hong Kong to Wollongong during the lockdown.  Here he talks us through his journey to joining FinoComp, his first impressions of the business and… Kubernetes! The journey to joining the business was certainly eventful.  With travel very much restricted we bought our airline...

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Life In Lockdown – Ben Keogh

Life In Lockdown – Ben Keogh

I am a Service Delivery Consultant, based in London. My role entails a range of responsibilities, including (but not limited to) first-line support of our products, (“pseudo”) understanding of code, data analysis etc., as well as project management and the delivery and implementation of our...

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Life in Lockdown – 2020 has been a tough year!

We at FinoComp started the year with the catastrophic Australian bush fires that came within 20 kms of our Jamberoo Office. Later in the year it was floods. Then we, like the world, had to endure the impacts of COVID-19, the worst global pandemic in a century. We have all been challenged this year...

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