Outgrown your spreadsheet? Why not convert your Excel or Google Documents to a Web App?

From start-ups to international businesses, Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets are essential applications. From data storage and analysis to planning and reporting,  so much is possible. However, using these tools for important tasks does come with business risk. The disadvantages of Excel and Google Sheets for businessesThese two tools offer many formulas to make data …

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Elastic Search For Apps

Elasticsearch is an open source search and analytics engine for data including geospatial, textual, numerical. Elasticsearch is built on Apache Lucene and was originally released in 2010 by Elasticsearch. Using simple REST APIs Elasticsearch provides speed and scalability improvement for software applications. What can Elasticsearch be used for? The speed and scalability of Elasticsearch and …

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IR35 Changes – Silver Lining

With the changes brought around by IR35, responsibilities have shifted to companies instead of contractors, this has had a knock-on effect in organisations having to take on permenant staff where they may not desire to, amongst other changes impacting contractors themselves. It has made it harder for flexible workers to get on with what they …

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The Agile Manifesto – Adapt & Conquer

Anyone working in software development will agree that change is constant. So how can the agile manifesto, which emerged nearly two decades ago, still be relevant? In early 2001, against the backdrop of the Wasatch Mountains, in Snowbird, Utah, 17 people met to discuss the future of software development. The group’s members shared a frustration …

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Geospatial Meets Environmental Science

The University Centre Shrewsbury’s (UCS) Centre for Research into Environmental Science and Technology (CREST) launched a product with local software development company, Wolf Logic, that enables users to search any location, using either a postcode or map coordinates, to return geospatial data in the form of land and property details including boundaries, title information, solar …

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