Our Journals are a collection of our Blogs, Tech Blogs, News and Case Studies. We hope you find them insightful and interesting!
Our UX designer Stephen Dudley attended the North West Drupal User Group Unconference last month. Drupal events always welcome non-developers, but is there a benefit to attending? We asked Steve for his thoughts on the experience and which session that he gained most from.
There are a number of ways to build an app. At one end of the spectrum, there’s a website that feels like an app. At the other, there’s a true ‘native’ app - the ‘native’ bit means it’s joined at the hip to the device, so the user interface (UI) of both the app and device’s operating system (OS) feel identical, and the hardware capability of the device can be fully utilised. Following on from "you need a mobile app, now what?" - this second article on mobile explores the options available.
In the first of a two part series on mobile apps, we take a look at common questions asked by organisations when starting a new mobile project. Part one outlines getting your project and strategy and supplier right. Part two details alternatives to building a traditional native mobile app.
Last week’s Procurement 4 Health event at Birmingham’s NEC made for a sobering reminder of the depths of the NHS’s financial challenges. The event is mainly aimed at procurement professionals and suppliers working with, or looking to work with the NHS supply chain. The increasing reliance on technology in all aspects of medicine and the recent focus on Cybersecurity made technology a recurrent theme. However, the positive take-away from the day was a strong focus on collaboration and partnerships which, coming from an open source technology background resonates with many of our own views about how to solve big problems.
We are delighted to be working with a local business, especially one with such a long standing reputation as The Cumberland Building Society.
Has it really been a year since our Drupal Web Development Apprentice, Alan Saunders, started working with us? The last twelve months have definitely flown by. Here's Alan's account of his Upbeat experience.
DrupalCon this year was in Amsterdam, a great city providing an accessible location for 2300+ of the worlds most dedicated Drupal developers and agency business people. As silver sponsors of the event we had the opportunity to learn and meet others through the wide variety of sessions and social events.