Boost COVID-19 updates and resources

By Nick Butler in Other on April 08, 2020

Boost COVID-19 updates banner featuring the Boost logo and a variant of the Unite against COVID-19 logo from https://covid19.govt.nz/ — CC-by-4 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Get the latest COVID-19 updates and resources from Boost. We’ll be adding new resources and COVID-19 updates as the situation evolves.

Official NZ government COVID-19 website: Unite Against COVID-19

Boost is open

We’re still open but our Wellington studio is shut while we’re working from home.

While you can’t pop in for a visit anymore, you can still contact us as usual.

Agile training updates

We’ve put our Agile training on hold. We’re very sorry for any inconvenience this causes.

Interested in Agile training webinars?

We’re looking into online options for both courses, so let us know if you’d be interested in doing either the two-day APF or the two-hour Intro as a webinar. And please get in touch if you have any questions.

COVID-19 resources

Here are resources to help organisations respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

We’ll be adding new resources here as they come to hand.

Connecting your team when COVID-19 has you working from home
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Boost blog | 6 April 2020

COVID-19 resources for government, business, nonprofits & GLAMs
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Boost News | 7 April 2020

How to run a Google Forms remote retro
Running a remote retro with the help of Google Forms (and a cat). Here’s how you can run a simple remote retro using Google Forms. You’ll get a step-by-step guide, tips and we’ll look at the pros and cons of using Google Forms.

Boost blog | 9 April 2020

COVID-19 resources for nonprofits
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Boost News | 21 April 2020

Getting back in the black, Agile training & more remote retros
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Boost News | 5 May 2020