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When Zero Talent Counts

Getting a highly qualified candidate with the most in-depth knowledge about your company’s chosen technology is the most valuable potential employee right? From experience, this turns out not to be true. When I first started my own business, I got two valuable lessons by the Marketing whizz Felix Clarke and the POS guru Graham Atherton: [...]

By |2016-07-28T12:07:37+00:00July 27th, 2016|Home Carousel, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Grammarly and Linkedin, a Perfect Partnership?

This weekend I was told by a beautiful girl in a library how to bring my “A” game when writing Linkedin articles. Or at least I was watching her on a YouTube advert promoting Grammarly - “The World's Most Accurate Online Grammar Checker” (from their meta description). With Microsoft’s Word having dominated the writing sphere [...]

By |2016-07-05T20:14:27+00:00July 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do Project Managers Need KPIs

Key Performance Indicators, they’re not something a project manager needs to worry about right? They’re just a buzzy term used by senior management to “get things done”? Wrong. KPI’s can be the project manager's best friend and enable you to show delivery success, give team credit and allow you to investigate areas where support is [...]

By |2016-07-05T19:43:10+00:00June 30th, 2016|Home Carousel, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Delphix fixes Data Gravity

The internet is rapidly growing, and it's becoming more and more commonplace just to accept that every site you use pulls personal data. Whether you agree this is for the greater good or not is largely down to opinion, but it is happening, and every metric ranging from how much margarine you bought in Tesco, [...]

By |2016-07-03T21:28:39+00:00March 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Failure is not an option fallacy

Many managers use the term "failure is not an option". One of the best pieces of advice I've ever heard came from Mark Yates who stated: "people who never fail, rarely do anything". At first, I thought it was just a pun, a throwaway comment. But it's true failure is normal, it's how our species [...]

By |2016-07-04T10:04:39+00:00September 11th, 2015|Home Carousel|0 Comments

Context Switching in Programming

Ben Maffin People often talk about how interruptions disrupt their flow and the ability to produce good quality, consistent work. This is often viewed with a certain cynicism by commercial teams and individuals who aren't involved in the development process. They tend to view developers as machines which have an output, so moving [...]

By |2015-01-09T12:20:39+00:00January 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The XOX Method for Project Success

A common mistake made by project owners is to create a system which is either over engineered or is overly feature rich. This approach produces a system which needs extensive training, experience or a mixture of both. Trying to find staff with these skills creates excessive lead times and is usually expensive. This is known [...]

By |2016-07-13T12:53:15+00:00October 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Live in 2 Days The MVP Conjecture

Getting a site up and running can take months or years for some companies. Can you do this quicker? What are the commercial advantages of speeding up the process and pushing to market in microtimes? Many old school project managers will look at a web based system and treat it like a house build; that [...]

By |2016-07-28T12:08:06+00:00October 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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