Business

5 reasons why we have a morning scrum routine

5 reasons why we have a morning scrum routine

Posted by Mat Hollingsworth on Thu, 19 Jan 2017

Every morning, our team meets for scrum. No, we do not change into rugby gear, put our arms around each other and shout out game plans – but thanks to our scrum routine, we are kicking goals.

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3 ways software helps the transport sector

3 ways software helps the transport sector

Posted by Mat Hollingsworth on Thu, 01 Dec 2016

Software to streamline processes, improve the quality of real-time data and unify customer experiences is transforming the transport sector.

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MVP: Determining the stage of your software project

MVP: Determining the stage of your software project

Posted by Mat Hollingsworth on Thu, 29 Sep 2016

You've got an idea for a software product or service, but you're not sure what level of support you need to make it happen. We'll help you find your way.

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IOP Kick-off: What types of workshops are available?

IOP Kick-off: What types of workshops are available?

Posted by Mat Hollingsworth on Thu, 22 Sep 2016

We understand that a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach doesn’t work for everyone. That's way we offer a few different types of workshops as part of our IOP Kick-off.

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How you can prepare for our IOP Kick-off: What we need from you

How you can prepare for our IOP Kick-off: What we need from you

Posted by Chris Rickard on Thu, 15 Sep 2016

You’ve signed up for our IOP Kick-off and you’d like to prepare so you can get the most out of the workshop. Here’s what we’ll need from you.

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Your step-by-step guide to our IOP Kick-off workshop

Your step-by-step guide to our IOP Kick-off workshop

Posted by Mat Hollingsworth on Thu, 08 Sep 2016

​When it comes to starting any software development project, we run a workshop to ensure we understand the needs and goals of your business. Here’s what you can expect from our IOP Kick-off.

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Why we run an IOP Kick-off with every client before beginning a software development project

Why we run an IOP Kick-off with every client before beginning a software development project

Posted by Chris Rickard on Thu, 18 Aug 2016

IOP Kick-off is our first step before beginning any software development project. Here’s why.

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How an MVP approach to software development will save you time and money

How an MVP approach to software development will save you time and money

Posted by Mat Hollingsworth on Thu, 04 Aug 2016

You’ve got a great idea for a software project but you don’t want to waste your time and money building a product nobody will want to use or pay for.

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The power of asking your customers for feedback

The power of asking your customers for feedback

Posted by Mat Hollingsworth on Thu, 14 Jul 2016

Inviting your customers to offer feedback – be it positive or negative – is a powerful way to enhance your company’s offerings. In this post, we intend to show you precisely why that’s the case.

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Tips and tools to help you automate your daily tasks and simplify your life

Tips and tools to help you automate your daily tasks and simplify your life

Posted by Mat Hollingsworth on Thu, 16 Jun 2016

Automation is nothing new in the world of business. By some experts’ reckoning, the first real workplace automation of tasks was ushered in by the advent of personal computers. Others dismiss that notion and look much further back to the assembly lines of Henry Ford or the textiles of the Industrial Revolution. Depending on your perspective, any of these important developments could be viewed as major developments in automation.

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Your step-by-step guide to our scoping process

Your step-by-step guide to our scoping process

Posted by Mat Hollingsworth on Thu, 26 May 2016

When it comes to starting any software development project, we believe in fully scoping the job to ensure that we understand the critical needs and goals of your business to determine a practical solution.

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Get what you need when you need it: the power of internal stock control

Get what you need when you need it: the power of internal stock control

Posted by Chris Rickard on Thu, 19 May 2016

If you’re a manufacturer, wholesaler or retailer, managing your inventory is critical to monitoring your costs and successfully operating your business.

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Reach more customers by automating your email marketing

Reach more customers by automating your email marketing

Posted by Mat Hollingsworth on Thu, 05 May 2016

Email marketing is still one of the most effective channels to communicate with your customers and market your business.

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5 everyday disasters you can avoid by automating business scheduling

5 everyday disasters you can avoid by automating business scheduling

Posted by Chris Rickard on Thu, 05 May 2016

Businesses of all sizes will benefit from using scheduling software. It can streamline processes, allowing managers to spend less time creating schedules and more time attending to customers and coaching staff members.

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How an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system will help your business grow

How an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system will help your business grow

Posted by Mat Hollingsworth on Wed, 27 Apr 2016

Regardless of the size of your business, there are always opportunities to streamline processes to ensure a productive workforce and, ultimately, drive profitability.

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Business automation: 5 tips to help streamline your business

Business automation: 5 tips to help streamline your business

Posted by Mat Hollingsworth on Thu, 21 Apr 2016

If you want your business to remain competitive and relevant then automation is a must.

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Never forget a password again: Why every business (and person) needs a knowledge base

Never forget a password again: Why every business (and person) needs a knowledge base

Posted by Chris Rickard on Thu, 07 Apr 2016

Have you ever forgotten a password, couldn’t recall how you solved a problem or spent a lot of time teaching your staff members the same process over and over again? If this sounds like you, then you could benefit from creating a personal knowledge base.

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Save time and money: 3 ways business process automation will unlock the full potential of your business

Save time and money: 3 ways business process automation will unlock the full potential of your business

Posted by Mat Hollingsworth on Fri, 01 Apr 2016

Does your business process a lot of paperwork manually? Do you receive a lot of emails requesting approval? Do you need to manage staff working remotely? Then it could be time for you to automate your business processes.

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Bring your idea to life: How to find a technical co-founder

Bring your idea to life: How to find a technical co-founder

Posted by Chris Rickard on Tue, 15 Mar 2016

Need to find someone to help build your start-up idea? In search of a partner in crime to take your product to the next level? A Wozniak to your Jobs? Here is your guide to hooking one.

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F#@% spreadsheets: it's not you, it's spreadsheets

F#@% spreadsheets: it's not you, it's spreadsheets

Posted by Chris Rickard on Fri, 12 Feb 2016

Spreadsheets are often overused and misused. That's why we're looking at alternative tools that are more reliable, allow for change control and will improve efficiencies in your business.

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How to write a brief for a software development project

How to write a brief for a software development project

Posted by Chris Rickard on Mon, 18 Jan 2016

The project brief – it’s the important first step of getting any software development venture off the ground. So, what is a brief and why do you need one?

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6 things to look for when hiring a software developer to build your project

6 things to look for when hiring a software developer to build your project

Posted by Chris Rickard on Wed, 09 Dec 2015

When engaging a software developer or software development company, what are the key things you should look for to ensure they can deliver a top-notch project? This is a question I have been asked a lot over the years, especially from business owners and people looking to hire a developer.

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Why you need to engage in scoping before starting a software development project

Why you need to engage in scoping before starting a software development project

Posted by Mat Hollingsworth on Wed, 09 Dec 2015

You’ve got an idea for a business and need a software program, website or application to bring it to life. But where do you begin? Scoping – it’s an integral part of the process that will help you to identify your project goals, determine what is possible and allow you to create a plan that will help you achieve what is practical.

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Best practice for hospitality websites

Best practice for hospitality websites

Posted by Mat Hollingsworth on Thu, 08 Jan 2015

Designing a website for a cafe, bar or restaurant should be simple, but it's amazing how many venues don't quite nail it. Too often, we have trouble finding menus, addresses or phone numbers for destinations when we're out on the town. It's frustrating, and as everybody knows, first impressions count.

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