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Turning Developers Into Testers
Turning Developers Into Testers 1024 683 Jon Stace

As you will have seen from last week’s blog article, we recently went to the TechExeter conference. One of the sessions that I attended that really piqued my interest was a talk on replacing testers with developers by Dave Longman. This subject, once you get past the contentious session title, is something I’ve been thinking…

Software Solved at the Tech Exeter Conference
Software Solved at the Tech Exeter Conference 958 491 Simon Hollingworth

On Friday the 8th September 2017 we sent a few lucky representatives of Software Solved to the Tech Exeter Conference. If you haven’t heard of Tech Exeter, here’s what you need to know: Run by Kris Sum and Rob Glover – it is a focal point for all things ‘tech’ in Exeter. They organise regular…

Five Major Benefits of Data Visualisation for Charities and Non-Profits
Five Major Benefits of Data Visualisation for Charities and Non-Profits 1000 667 Simon Hollingworth

Huge amounts of data are being generated every minute of every day. In fact, 90% of the world’s data has been created in the last two years alone. When you factor in the global proliferation of internet connected devices, this isn’t surprising. But, how do you extract the value from this data? Data isn’t worth…

Why Not-For-Profits Need to Ensure Applications are Cross-Platform
Why Not-For-Profits Need to Ensure Applications are Cross-Platform 1000 667 Simon Hollingworth

It takes considerable resource to build, test and launch an application – people, time and money. Most not-for-profits don’t have these resources in abundance. So if you’re going to build an application, why wouldn’t you launch an application that works across all devices and platforms; and even works when there is no internet access? Keep…

CRM Trends for the Future
CRM Trends for the Future 1000 680 Tom Kington

With so many blogs out there covering CRM solutions, their advantages and comparing the options available, you would be forgiven for briefly debating whether to skip over this one. Yes it’s true, we all know what CRM platforms can do for us, how they improve customer engagement and make for a better relationship between businesses…

Power BI Webinar: How to build dashboards for any budget
Power BI Webinar: How to build dashboards for any budget 150 150 dan.macduff

Power BI Webinar: How to build dashboards for any budget Power BI: is it worth the cost? Quality Business Intelligence (BI) drives effective decision making. Today’s BI techniques and tools allow you to transform raw data into meaningful and useful information at the touch of a button. Watch the live recording of our latest webinar…

Why Customer Portals are Key for the Insurance Industry
Why Customer Portals are Key for the Insurance Industry 150 150 Simon Hollingworth

Today’s customer has certain expectations about how they will interact with businesses and organisations. Naturally, this extends to the insurance industry – covering both commercial and domestic markets. This consumer expects to be able to get the information they need, whenever and wherever they want – and in a way that makes sense to them.…

Why Xamarin is Perfect for Cross-Platform App Development
Why Xamarin is Perfect for Cross-Platform App Development 150 150 Simon Hollingworth

With mobile usage overtaking desktop in 2016, mobile apps aren’t going away anytime soon. What can be tricky though is deciding what platform to develop your app in. Android generally has a larger market share, but can you afford to alienate all your iOS users, or even Windows Phone users? Cross-platform development is nothing new,…

Why Insurers Should Be Thinking About Business Intelligence
Why Insurers Should Be Thinking About Business Intelligence 150 150 Simon Hollingworth

When we think of Business Intelligence (BI) it is very easy to think of product focused business models. Dashboards and reports based on production figures, supply chains and sales numbers. But the benefits of BI are not limited to product-centric industries, the insurance industry is perfectly placed to gain huge advantages from implementing BI. After…

How GDPR Can Drive Your Digital Transformation Plans
How GDPR Can Drive Your Digital Transformation Plans 150 150 Simon Hollingworth

By now you know that GDPR is coming in less than 12 months, and with it the eye-watering fines for those organisations found to be in breach of it. If not, our blog ‘What is GDPR?’ should help. Let’s start off by saying GDPR is non-negotiable. It will impact organisations of every shape and size…