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Rabid is now Ackama

In September 2018, on the company’s 8th birthday, Rabid became Ackama - this was to reflect that fact that we work on large digital ecosystems, and given that nature is the largest ecosystem in the world we wanted a name that came from nature. Ackama, or Makamaka, is a small bushy tree with white flowers and red seeds. It’s found on the coast from Whangarei north.

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More about Marian Clements

Marian graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor’s in Computer Science. She is excited by the creative challenges and social obstacles of delivering solutions to clients. Marian is keen on optimising development practices and defeating technical debt. She works hard on making Rabid an even better place to work.


Marian loves playing video games and watching anime in her spare time. She loves sharing her enthusiasm with others, this includes passionate distribution of candy to co-workers.

Posts by Marian Clements

Rapid Growth at Rabid

Marian here from Rabidtech to talk about our recent company growth and how we dealt with almost doubling our size in three months. I was part of the group that looked at how we were onboarding our staff and worked to make it better. I’m a developer, but I like having processes so this was something I wanted to help with. I start working for Rabid in February, and since then we have hired five...

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