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Ada Lovelace Day: A Career in Machine Learning

12 October 2020<> Written by Laura Smythe

The women of Razor are sharing their thoughts this Ada Lovelace Day on what to consider when thinking about a career in tech. This time, Laura Smythe, Software Engineer specialising in Machine Learning and Data brings us her wisdoms, it’s all about being yourself, enjoying it and learning as much as possible!

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Break into Tech #AdaLovelaceDay

12 October 2020 <> Written by Razor

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Returning to work after parental leave, a two-sided tale

29 September 2020 <> Written by Razor

Ellie Mosley, Head of Client Services at Razor shares her story on continuing a career in technology, post-parental leave. Jamie Hinton, Razor’s CEO gives his view on why supporting returning parents is just the right thing to do.

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‘It’s a marathon not a sprint’. In technology, we just sprint.

29 September 2020 <> Written by Jamie Hinton

The process of introducing small proven ideas (small bullets) and huge hits (cannonballs) is the way to innovate – and as a technologist, I would agree. As a human, I’m not interested in blowing anything up – not even my competitors. I much prefer to see innovation in healthier terms. Often people will say ‘It’s a marathon, not a sprint’ but in tech, we sprint. We sprint over and over again until we’re ready to sprint on the stage that matters - the marketplace - speed matters.

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The power of asking how instead of why

20 August 2020 <> Written by Jamie Hinton

Ever noticed how once you start asking ‘how’ instead of ‘why’ you get to the root of the matter and the blame and excuses disappear? As soon as we hear ‘why’, deep-seated synapses in our brains get to work and we are on guard.

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The MoM of all Apps

How Razor took a failed idea with potential and turned it into a reality, making Market of Mums the ultimate social selling platform for parents to buy and sell their children’s unwanted clothes and toys.

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Guaranteeing the success of your next digital project

How exactly do you guarantee the success of your next digital project? The answer to this question is simpler than you might expect: you start with Discovery.

12th July 2019
What every CEO needs to know about Digital Transformation

In this paper we explore the right approach to digital transformation and expose the pitfalls.