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Driving tech change in healthcare

Jun 14, 2019
As it’s World Blood Donor Day today, our Business Analyst Cat Jones is considering Manchester’s investment into health, and what’s driving tech change in healthcare.   Right now, Greater Manchester is the only place in the UK with an advanced healthcare devolution deal. Over the next 10 years, as part of the Greater Manchester ‘Our People, Our Place’ strategy, Manchester aims to create a

Endurance sport tech: an emerging sector from the new mid-life crisis

May 24, 2019
In a couple of months, our Chief Technical Officer Adam Fleming will be attempting an Ironman triathlon – but during his training, his combined passion for sport and technology has opened his eyes to the world of endurance sport tech out there. In the first of his 4-part series, he’ll deliver an industry expert insight on this emerging sector. A few months ago, I

Hat trick at the Prolific North Tech Awards

May 09, 2019
OK…not quite as exciting as Lucas Moura’s…but as Tottenham were booking their spot in Madrid, our team were also celebrating three times at the first Prolific North Tech Awards. Joined by our friends from the NHS Blood & Transplant team and Apadmi Ventures investment client Bidooh, we celebrated not one but three award wins. Our work with NHS Blood & Transplant picked up both

Voice apps: the next evolution of the mobile marketplace

Apr 16, 2019
As today marks World Voice Day, our Communications Manager Caroline Canty is reflecting on the recent Pro-Manchester Trailblazing Technology conference, where she spoke about the who, what, where and when of voice apps, and their impact on UK brands. A couple of weeks ago, myself and our resident voice expert Patrick Cavanagh joined a room full of tech enthusiasts throughout Manchester for the 2019 Trailblazing Tech

Simplifying app security: build a secure codebase

Apr 08, 2019
Our Senior Consultant John Barker is back with the next instalment in our “Simplifying app security” series – be sure to check out the first post here. Read on to discover how to build a secure codebase, and ensure your back-end network is safe from attack.   Leaky apps that have a badly-written code can release customer data without the user ever knowing, but

Transferable skills: moving from graphic design to UX

Mar 28, 2019
One of our top digital designers Lizzie Astles, chats about her move away from in-house marketing design and how she honed her transferable skills to suit UI & UX.   I never considered moving toward the more technical area of design until an opportunity arose within our internal design team – 9 months in, I’m pleased I made the change! After college I went from