Our collective thoughts


Why create a prototype?

Are you looking at technology to keep your business ahead of the competition? You aren’t alone. Businesses are investing in digital transformation to help them develop in their sector and stay ahead of competitor and consumer trends. Having an idea, concept...

By Yemi Olagbaiye
Posted on 6 June 2019

Universal Access

We recently hosted an event for Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), coordinated with District 4 and UX for Change. The event facilitated talks from Phil Robertson (a seasoned UX consultant who’s worked with the likes of F1, BMW, Apple, and...

By Alanna Gow
Posted on 31 May 2019

Tech Future

Technology and the future – it’s all about collaboration When thinking about the future of technology, I’m always reminded of this quote by the fantastic Douglas Adams: “1) Everything that’s already in the world when you’re born is just normal; 2) Anything that...

By Zoe Cunningham
Posted on 29 May 2019

Implementing a custom Netlify CMS widget

For the past two months, our team has been working on a GatsbyJS website built with TypeScript and React. While some of the content on the website is retrieved from a database, many web pages contain information that should be...

By Katherine Longford
Posted on 24 May 2019

Arithmetic using the Scala Type System

Most programs use value programming - the code runs and uses functions to manipulate different values. However, given a sufficiently powerful type system we can do type programming - that is to say, using the type system to perform a computation at compile time! This...

By Joe Edwards
Posted on 24 May 2019

The Rise in Employee Activism

A mass employee walk out is a last resort that indicates an endemic ‘us and them’ attitude fundamentally at odds with both employee expectations and good management. Attracting and retaining the good people with great skills essential to business success...

By Zoe Cunningham
Posted on 15 May 2019

Making a positive impact within the workplace

The majority of today’s employees spend approximately 90,000 hours at work in their lifetime. With such a large amount of time spent within the workplace, this environment is inevitably going to shape a person’s health habits. And if negative, this...

By Francine Barsam
Posted on 13 May 2019

Unearthing Untapped STEM Talent

More than half of young people would now consider enrolling onto an apprenticeship rather than attending university, but despite this resurgence of interest, businesses aren’t grasping the opportunity to unearth untapped STEM talent. The STEM skills gap in the UK is...

By Gareth Johnson
Posted on 2 May 2019

Helping teach 20,000 women to code by 2020

As various pieces of research have shown, more diverse workforces deliver better results for organisations and their customers. This is one of the reasons we’re so keen to increase the diversity of our own business, as well as the wider...

By Sarah Binney
Posted on 2 May 2019

Green Consumption: Big Data holds the key to sustainability

Companies are becoming increasingly more driven by sustainability. Two of the major drivers behind this is the consumer interest in ethical and eco-friendly practices and global regulatory demands. In 2016, the UN introduced its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). While these goals...

By Chris Harris, Head of Project Delivery
Posted on 1 May 2019