Breccan Mcleod-Lundy

Welcome to the Ackama family, Common Code!

Breccan Mcleod-Lundy

Welcome to the Ackama family, Common Code!

Breccan McLeod-Lundy November 17, 2022

We’re excited to announce Common Code has joined the Ackama family! Founded in Melbourne in 2010 by Daryl Antony, a software developer who loved both technical solutions as well as like-minded communities – mostly related to…

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Angela Martin Ackama product development

Meet Karyn – one of our Senior UX Designers

Angela Martin Ackama product development

Meet Karyn – one of our Senior UX Designers

Angela Martin October 16, 2022

  What’s your name? Karyn Brice What are your preferred pronouns? she/her What’s your title? Senior Designer How long have you worked at Ackama?…

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Breccan Mcleod-Lundy

Ackama Appoints Jamie Baddeley to General Manager New Zealand

Breccan Mcleod-Lundy

Ackama Appoints Jamie Baddeley to General Manager New Zealand

Breccan McLeod-Lundy October 16, 2022

Ackama has announced the appointment of Jamie Baddeley, to support its continued global growth.  Ackama CEO, Breccan McLeod-Lundy says technology leader Jamie Baddeley has a demonstrated history of commitment to innovation and socially-focused technology and will…

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Angela Martin Ackama product development

Profile of Cam

Angela Martin Ackama product development

Profile of Cam

Angela Martin August 5, 2022

What’s your name? Cameron Hopkinson What are your preferred pronouns? They/Them What’s your title? Software developer How long have you worked at Ackama? 2.5 years…

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NZSL Dictionary – 25 year anniversary video

NZSL Dictionary – 25 year anniversary video

Josh Forde May 27, 2022

Since 2011, the NZSL dictionary has been available online. Ackama today supports the software that runs the online service. If you would like to learn some signs, you can take a look here. The Deaf Studies Research Unit researches,…

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Gareth Jones

Passing values between steps in Github Actions

Gareth Jones

Passing values between steps in Github Actions

Gareth Jones May 24, 2022

We’ve contributed the setup-terminus action to Pantheon as their official method for installing Terminus in GitHub Actions, so you should now switch to using pantheon-systems/terminus-github-actions! GitHub Actions is a continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform that allows you…

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Gabrielle Young

Remote success – a failsafe remote presentation guide

Gabrielle Young

Remote success – a failsafe remote presentation guide

Gabrielle Young April 21, 2021

It’s never as simple as turning on a webcam, and continuing as before. Here’s a guide to giving a successful, inclusive, enjoyable remote talk!   1 – 3 weeks before the talk Know your audience Figure out who might…

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Ackama now on the NZ All of Government Consultancy Panel

Ackama now on the NZ All of Government Consultancy Panel

Josh Forde March 18, 2021

Ackama are delighted to announce that we are listed on the AOG consultancy panel. You can see our listing in the Online Panel Directory! We are a tier 2 provider offering services in the Business Change and Operations Management &…

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Breccan Mcleod-Lundy

Rules-as-Code: The Next Step for Policy Development in a Digital World

Breccan Mcleod-Lundy

Rules-as-Code: The Next Step for Policy Development in a Digital World

Breccan McLeod-Lundy October 21, 2020

Rules-as-code is steadily gaining interest in government as an approach to policy development and implementation (Ackama has over the last year assisted with several rules-as-code projects at the New Zealand DIA Service Innovation lab). I believe the key value of…

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Cameron Hopkinson

Game accessibility and the representation of disabled characters in games

Cameron Hopkinson

Game accessibility and the representation of disabled characters in games

Cameron Hopkinson August 18, 2020

On the 12th of June, I had the opportunity to speak at the Freeplay Independent Games Festival on a couple of topics that are dear to me – game accessibility and the representation of disabled characters in games. The…

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