Benefits of moving to the cloud

In today’s digital age, there are an abundance of reasons why any organisation may want to move to the cloud, with the benefits spreading through all levels of a business. Flexibility: One of the biggest benefits brought by cloud computing is flexibility. Where files and programs used to be stored on-premise, with the solutions being limited by the … Continue reading Benefits of moving to the cloud

Rainforest QA and our continuous integration journey

What is continuous integration?  “In software engineering, continuous integration is the practice of merging all developers’ working copies to a shared mainline several times a day.” In simple terms, continuous integration means having code changes, environment changes or any computer-based process be self-sufficient.  So, the main question is, how does that affect us here at … Continue reading Rainforest QA and our continuous integration journey

Why an outdated intranet is a bigger risk than you think

Did you know that 35% of UK councils have been using their intranet for more than 5 years? What is an intranet? Whilst intranets are used for many different purposes, the general definition is “a private communications network accessible only by an organisation’s staff”. Intranets have been around for over 25 years now. However, there … Continue reading Why an outdated intranet is a bigger risk than you think

Interview with Ian Hutchinson, Strategic Alliances Senior Manager at Rackspace

Ian Hutchinson is a successful team-focused professional with more than 15 years experience in the IT industry. His skills include developing partner/alliance strategies, delivering IT transformation programs and projects, vendor contract negotiation and business management. The Invotra platform is built on AWS (Amazon Web Services) utilising the expertise of Rackspace Managed AWS Services to ensure … Continue reading Interview with Ian Hutchinson, Strategic Alliances Senior Manager at Rackspace

Share Digital 2019: Learning how Local Authorities are transforming digital services and communications to better serve the public

Rarely do those of us on the outside of government get the chance to hear first hand how government officials are working to improve the lives of the citizens they serve. However, that is exactly what we did at the recent Share Digital conference at Birmingham’s National Conference Centre. The tone was set early within … Continue reading Share Digital 2019: Learning how Local Authorities are transforming digital services and communications to better serve the public