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Voting App Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards

Awards Voting AppApproached by the event organisers of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce awards, we were asked to develop a voting app for the audience attending the award ceremony. ...

We have the technology. We can make it better than it was. Better, stronger, faster…

Apple’s official unveiling of the new series of devices is today. It’s not quite what it once was, but there is still a keen interest and plenty of speculation in …

VAR – The Technology World Cup.

Credit where credit is due, VAR has added a new dimension to the World Cup. It has almost turned the game on its head and in all this it continues …

GDPR, Legacy Systems and Databases

With GDPR coming into force on the 25th May 2018  there is added pressure on organisations to ensure that processes and software are compliant with the regulation. Legacy software systems …

Radio app development in the news

Its always nice to get a mention in the press. In this case about our radio app development service,  courtesy of the team at Jubilee Hospital Radio and the press …

5 Mobile Trends for 2018 

Mobility and remote working were primary focuses for business looking to transform the way they work in 2017, so what trends are likely to affect the continued use of mobiles throughout 2018 …

Gimmick or Revolution? Are Intelligent Personal Assistants the future?

So, we’re almost through January and getting to that point where New Year’s Resolutions have already come and gone, we’re all trying to drop the Christmas weight and the novelty …

4 ways software can disrupt & deliver change in 2018

We’ve all had a full week back and like many businesses, at this time of year, it’s not uncommon to be reflecting on progress to date and planning for the …

Dear Santa…

Dear Santa,  It’s probably a long time since any of us started a letter with ‘Dear Santa’, but as we move towards 2018 what’s on your wish list for next year.  For …

A Robot is for life not just for Christmas

First off, I’m not about to get all Skynet and Cybernetics, nor am I going to spout on about the ‘Rise of the Machines’. However, since the 1984 release of …

5 reasons why you need an App?

Hands up those businesses that have invested in a website. Hands up those businesses that understand that a website needs to be constantly updated to truly engage with your customer base …

Six Honest Serving Men

We all know the story of Jungle Book, Kim and The Man Who Would Be King, but how many of us know of Rudyard Kipling’s poetry, in particular ‘I Keep Six Honest …

iPhone – Inspiring a generation

Today marks the launch of the latest iPhone, some 10 years since the very first iPhone took the world by storm… It is a personal reminder of the influence the …

Apps – Developing the Sex and Sizzle

We liken App development to a Swan, all glamorous and serene, with a mass of effort going on below the surface.  In other words, the sex and sizzle you see …

Infonote’s Summer Stock Take 2017

Stock take 2017 So, summer holidays are upon, the kids have broken up from school and the summer Exodus has started. Everyone seems to be jetting off or getting away …

Funding Software Projects

Funding Software Projects We all know that technology is a core part of any business.  What’s more, technology is now a major factor in a company’s ability to grow and …

5 tips for race ready systems

5 tips for race ready systems Running a business is very similar to competing in any form of race. It’s all about preparation, training, confidence and ensuring all your equipment …

The importance of support for your apps.

WWDC and iOS 11 have been making up the chip wrappers this week.  With the usual raft of evolutionary changes like the one handed keyboard and the new stuff like …

Batman vs Superman or Bespoke vs Off-The-Shelf

Batman vs Superman or Bespoke vs Off-The-Shelf Whilst I’d rather not draw any comparison to the woeful DC Comics cinematic disaster, it’s difficult to avoid the synergy.  It’s obvious in …

How to make the most of your data

How to make the most of your data The news seems to be littered with stories about data abuse or GDPR regulation. We’ve had  Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, Hacking, Data thefts, …

Collecting and Collating field data – The challenges and how to overcome them

Collecting and Collating field data – The challenges and how to overcome them Any company with a remote workforce will have experienced and know the difficulties in managing and understanding …

Achieving a single view of what my business is doing

For many of our clients, this is exactly the goal they are seeking to achieve.  Having one single view or location they can go to to know what’s going on …

5 things to ensure your software project succeeds.

5 things to ensure your software project succeeds. It’s a sad and unnerving fact that we have all either been involved with, or directly know someone that has, a software …

Growing Pains

Growing Pains and how to overcome them……….. How many businesses start with the luxury of knowing exactly where they are going, how they are going to get there and what …

7 Benefits of Strategic Partnerships

Business partnerships are nothing new, in fact they’ve been around for years, over which time companies have seen the value they can add to revenue and profitability.  However, it can …

Facing the Challenges of Technology

The technology landscape has changed so rapidly in the last decade it is almost unrecognisable today. With this innovation, rapid expansion and change comes a great number of opportunities to …

6 Key issues resulting from siloed software systems

As companies with numerous siloed software systems and databases grow, a number of challenges arise. These challenges will often have a severe impact on the continued growth and success of …