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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 Impact of Digital Transformation on Retail

14 April 2020 <> Written by Jamie Hinton

Retailers are often asking if the future is in-store or online. The reality is, the future is digitally enabled, both in-store and online. Retailers need to begin focusing on the digital value chain, which is focused on collecting data about products, customers and locations.

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Give Hackers a Challenge: Don’t Break Your Content Security Policy For Them

19 February 2020 <> Written by Gabriel McNeilly

Read our guide on how to avoid common mistakes made when implementing a content security policy on your website. A Content Security Policy is probably the best defence that you can introduce to your web services.

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The Impact of Digital Transformation on the Automotive Industry

17 February 2020 <> Written by Jamie Hinton

The trends in digital transformation we are seeing are set to not only change the way the automotive industry operates but also how we use vehicles in the future. Personalising a customer's experience and understanding their needs as well as cutting costs by digitising the supply chain are just some of the ways digital transformation is driving the evolution of the automotive industry

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How To: Facial Recognition

12 February 2020 <> Written by Laura Smythe

Learn how to create a system that can detect and identify faces from a real-time video stream that only uses open-source tools and runs on a Raspberry Pi

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Mind the (Skills) Gap

30 January 2020 <> Written by Jamie Hinton

Razor University is an intensive three-month training plan for individuals who are less experienced that helps accelerate their learning capabilities so they are ready to step into their chosen careers, whether that be software development or testing.

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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.